09:18 EconomyKrutoi meets with ambassador of Dominican Republic The diplomats discussed ways to intensify bilateral political dialogue, including by arranging visits through the foreign ministries of the two countries.
19:37 PoliticsBelarus’ FM talks about importance of historical moment, about diplomatic accomplishments Sergei Aleinik said: “It is in this historical moment that we secure a place for our Belarus in the new system of international relations. How strong Belarus’ voice will be in the international arena, how successfully our country will continue developing depends on how well we will work.”
18:24 EconomyBelarus expects new EAEU financing tool to sprout manufacturing cooperation projects soon Artak Kamalyan, Member of the Board (Minister) for Industry and Agribusiness of the Eurasian Economic Commission, which is in charge of developing and introducing the new mechanism, explained in detail how the program on supporting multilateral projects will be implemented.
17:17 SportBelarus’ Hanna Tserakh claims gold at Russian Track Cycling Championship The cyclists competed for medals in the Russian championship during several days. Belarus' Hanna Tserakh claimed gold in the women's event. She was victorious in the first, second and third stages, coming second in the final fourth stage.
16:08 SocietyOver 10,500 EU residents enter Belarus visa-free since 1 January 2024 Since the start of the visa-waiver initiative, 811,183 foreigners have visited Belarus visa-free, including 500,937 citizens of Lithuania, 186,951 citizens and 56,617 non-citizens of Latvia, and 66,678 citizens of Poland.
15:36 EconomyNew biotechnology company registered at China-Belarus Industrial Park Great Stone The new company will produce enzyme preparations and other bioactive substances of microbiological origin. The company plans to export its output to the Russian Federation and other EAEU countries, as well as North Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.
15:21 SocietyBelarus’ MFA announces contest for young diplomats "If you are under 27, you study at a Belarusian university and have the Belarusian citizenship, are interested in international relations, foreign policy and economics, know that ‘agrément’ is not a cooking term, and ‘alternat’ is not a spell to summon demons, you are strongly encouraged to take part in our contest," the organizers wrote.
15:05 SocietyBelarus, Russia draft resolution on launching single media company “We have prepared a draft resolution of the Supreme State Council. It envisages the establishment of a single media company of the Union State that will take over coordination and publication of information in the printed press, on a TV channel and on a website (it will get a priority),” the state secretary said.
14:10 EconomyBelarus expects to receive Halal certificate for supplies to Malaysia The talks focused on possible ways to intensify bilateral trade and economic cooperation, as well as interaction in other areas. The diplomats pointed to the growth of bilateral trade over the past year and the potential to increase it further.
13:51 EconomyEconomy minister assesses Belarus’ investment potential “In line with the forecast, our GDP growth target was 3.8%, we did slightly better than that and posted a growth of 3.9%. Many sectors contributed to this, but the growth came mostly on the back of the manufacturing industry that drives and powers the development of other industries,” Yuri Chebotar said.
13:39 PoliticsBelarus, Russia to discuss new Union State integration plan soon There are plans to approve the main areas for the implementation of the Union State Treaty for a new three-year period and to allow the Council of Ministers to approve plans for joint work.
12:27 EconomyBelarus introduces legislative changes to foreign companies’ operations According to the minister, the president demanded, first of all, maintaining stable operation of all enterprises regardless of the form of ownership. Therefore, a foreign owner can leave the Belarusian market and sell their share, but this company must continue successful operation in the country.
12:07 EconomyChinese company ready to buy more Belarusian goods via BUCE The Chinese businessman said: “Last year we bought over 142,000m3 of sawn timber from the commodity exchange. Nearly 4 times as much as the year before that. This year we will continue increasing purchases and may explore other commodity groups.”
11:53 PresidentLukashenko announces tough conversation at next meeting of Supreme State Council “The priority issue is the implementation of the Union State programs. We have always said that we are doing a good job here. The conversation will be serious and principled,” the head of state remarked.