10:55 PresidentBelarus hopes to restore pre-crisis level of trade with Russia's Bashkortostan “Our main objective is obvious and attainable. We want to restore the pre-crisis level of trade as soon as possible,” the president noted. In his words, in January-September 2021 the bilateral trade fell by 16% from the same period of the previous year to $280 million.
10:51 SocietyAnother evacuation flight from Minsk to Iraq scheduled for 7 December The aircraft is expected to arrive at Minsk National Airport at 12.45. The plane will fly back to Erbil at 13.45.
10:46 EconomyIN PICTURES: Two new-generation long-range electric buses will be tested in Gomel The E433 electric bus of the Vitovt series is one of the latest products made by BKM Holding (formerly known as Belkommunmash). The articulated bus is 18 meters long and can carry 190 passengers at a time.
10:27 PoliticsMP: Belarus is unlikely to tolerate Ukrainian military ‘jokes' for long “Ukraine's impertinent and alarming actions show the coordination and approval of these unfriendly steps by their Western partners," the MP said.
09:56 SocietyRefugee: I cannot find work in Iraq, cannot provide for my family Refugees have been staying on the Belarus-Poland border for 30 days already. They are living in a temporary accommodation facility at the transportation and logistics center near the Bruzgi border crossing point. Most of the refugees are Iraqi citizens.
09:51 EconomyBelarus' gold, forex reserves down 0.9% to $8.5bn in November According to the country's monetary guidelines for 2021, the volume of international reserve assets is expected to make up at least $6 billion on 1 January 2022.
09:45 PartnersCeremonies commemorating Rumi set to start in central Turkey Authorities in central Turkey have completed preparations to mark the 748th anniversary of the passing of Mevlana Jalaluddin al-Rumi – known in the West as Rumi – a 13th-century mystic, poet, and philosopher whose influence carries down to our day.
09:38 PartnersSIAL Middle East exhibition kicks off at ADNEC featuring 450 exhibitors Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Chairman of the Board of Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Safety Authority (ADAFSA), the 11th edition of SIAL Middle East (SIAL ME) 2021 will kick off in the UAE Capital.
09:26 EconomyMinister: Digital transformation in business can be scaled up in the interests of the economy Business representatives presented their own unique developments for the Industry 4.0 concept development. These included an electronic trading and logistics platform (marketplace) to promote and organize sales of industrial products in foreign and domestic markets.
09:02 SocietyRefugee: I just want to find a job Refugees have been staying on the Belarus-Poland border for nearly a month. They have been living in a temporary accommodation facility at the transportation and logistics center near the Bruzgi border checkpoint. Most of the refugees are Iraqi citizens, but there are also people from other countries, including the African continent.
19:57 PoliticsCSTO Military Committee to look into security threats, development of aviation, air defense Participants of the session are expected to discuss challenges and threats to military security in the Eastern Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia collective security regions as well as matters of further development of the collective air force and the organization of aerial defense of coalition forces.
19:19 PoliticsAnalyst blames West for migrant crisis at Belarusian border In his words, European neighbors are to blame for the migrant crisis from the global point of view and from the tactical one. As for the global one, they have destabilized Africa and the Middle East. As for the tactical one, they have terminated cooperation with the Belarusian side in border protection.
18:54 EconomyChina-Belarus industrial park Great Stone eager to attract major investors The official said: “Apart from that, attracting anchor projects will be prioritized. I am talking about investors that bring companies with the volume of investments in excess of $50 million. We have to attract at least five such companies to the Great Stone park by 2025.”
18:39 SocietyRefugee: Kudos to Belarus for its help "We are really in much better conditions compared to the forest. We have a roof over our heads, food, warm clothes. It is a better way to wait for our issue to be resolved,” said the young man. He stressed that people who are staying in the logistics hub have been actively discussing the situation and following the news.
18:30 SocietyOver 2.9m people in Belarus fully vaccinated against COVID-19 “More than 3.732 million Belarusians have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Of them 2.969 million have received their second jab,” the press service noted.