16:29 EconomyVitebsk to host international economic forum on 18-19 May This year the region's key economic event will be staged on the main concert venue of Vitebsk - the Summer Amphitheater and the surrounding area. Here companies and districts of Vitebsk Oblast will showcase their capabilities.
16:14 SocietyConstruction of National Football Stadium in Belarus on schedule The parties discussed the technical and economic assistance project “National Football Stadium” and the progress of its construction. The parties emphasized considerable progress and positive results of the cooperation between the parties to fulfill the assignments given by Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
15:53 SocietyRetailers intent on offering more goods of Belarusian make Aleksei Bogdanov said: “We are working hard on putting more Belarusian goods on shelves of our shops. I'd like to note that we managed to accomplish it last year when we reversed a 12-year-long trend. We continue working towards the same goal this year."
15:47 SocietySri Lankan delegation on visit to Belarus Bandula Gunawardana met with the Belarusian deputy industry minister, heads of the country's leading transport companies: MAZ, Amkodor and Belkommunmash. The Sri Lankan delegation got familiar with the production line and held technical and commercial negotiations.
15:44 SportITTF supports participation of Belarusian, Russian atheles in competitions as neutrals “The ITTF Executive Board endorses the recent statement from the International Olympic Committee regarding status of players with a Russian or Belarusian passport in international competitions,” the statement runs.
15:27 PoliticsBelarus' MFA: Deployment of new NATO forces threatens European security The deployment of new NATO forces and NATO's further expansion represent a threat to European security, the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs wrote on its Twitter account in response to the post of High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell.
15:16 SocietyCSTO states agree on Nelegal Operation plan A plan for the CSTO regional operation Nelegal to combat illegal migration in 2023 has been agreed upon, CSTO spokesperson Vladimir Zainetdinov told BelTA following the meeting of the international headquarters of the CSTO regional operation Nelegal held on 30 March.
14:59 SocietyLebedev to head CIS observation mission at constitutional referendum in Uzbekistan According to Sergei Lebedev, the CIS observation mission will start its work in Uzbekistan on 12 April.
14:27 EconomyTransport industry encouraged to satisfy all needs of Belarusian enterprises The conference was organized by Belarusian Railways with assistance of the Transport and Communications Ministry. According to Aleksei Avramenko, this meeting is geared towards discussing and finding additional opportunities for the organization of transportation.
14:00 EconomyPersonnel viewed as key factor in securing Belarus' technological independence The Industry Ministry of Belarus pays close attention to workforce quality, Industry Minister Aleksandr Rogozhnik said, BelTA learned from the press service of the Industry Ministry.
13:21 SocietyBelarus viewed as active participant in international cooperation movement "Belarus is committed to close cooperation within these three integration associations," Sergei Lebedev said.
12:48 PoliticsLebedev: CIS cooperates with regional organizations in addressing international issues “On 13 April, Samarkand will host a ministerial meeting on Afghanistan. The meeting will be attended by the foreign ministers of the CIS Central Asian countries and Russia. They will be joined by representatives of the states bordering on Afghanistan,” he said.
12:36 PoliticsCIS calm about decision to deploy Russian nuclear weapons in Belarus Sergei Lebedev said: “The Commonwealth of Independent States calmly accepted this decision. I am aware that tactical nuclear weapons of Americans are located in Europe. Both representatives of Russia have also mentioned it, including the Russian president, and Belarusian experts."
12:11 PartnersNYUAD researchers create new photographic Mars map with observations made by Emirates Mars Mission NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) group leader and research scientist Dimitra Atri from the Centre for Space Science and his team have created a never-seen-before map of Mars, using images exclusively created from the Emirates Exploration Imager (EXI).
12:02 EconomyLebedev: Belarus holds out against sanctions, external pressure Belarus is successfully weathering the sanctions and outside pressure, CIS Secretary General Sergei Lebedev told reporters, BelTA has learned.