13:10 SocietySergeyenko: All conditions in place in Belarus for developing creative potential of young people This time the organizing committee of the contest has received more than 1,200 applications. A total of 80 regional and zonal rounds were held in October-November 2020. Six oblast and Minsk rounds and also a qualifying stage of the National Academy of Sciences were held in December 2020.
13:08 PoliticsMeeting of Lukashenko, Putin in Sochi described as productive, sincere “In general the meeting was very useful, very timely, productive and sincere. The president of Russia speaks in positive terms about its results,” Dmitry Peskov said.
12:46 EconomyOpinion: Great synergy of industry and academia in Belarus “Electric transport has been determined as one of the priorities for the nearest term,” the minister stressed.
12:31 EconomyBelarus-China trade hits $4.6bn in 2020 “According to the National Statistical Committee, China became Belarus' second biggest trading partner by the end of 2020. Russia retained the first spot,” the statement reads.
11:56 EconomyUAE halal certification for Belarusian exporters discussed in Dubai Belarus and the UAE have discussed a possibility to accredit Belarusian companies that want to ship their products to the United Arab Emirates.
11:25 EconomyMinsk to host Budpragras 2021 construction exhibition on 14-19 September Budpragras 2021, the annual international construction exhibition, will be held in Minsk on 14-19 September, BelTA learned from the website of the Union of Builders of Belarus.
10:59 PoliticsOpinion: Meeting of Lukashenko, Putin confirms strategic nature of bilateral ties The meeting of the presidents of Belarus and Russia reaffirmed the strategic nature of the bilateral relations, Andrei Rusakovich, Deputy Chairman of the International Affairs and National Security Commission of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus, told SB. Belarus Segodnya newspaper.
10:22 PoliticsSochi meeting of Belarus, Russia presidents expected to yield economic return Good relations between the presidents of Belarus and Russia give hope that bilateral trade will be more balanced, Professor at Belarusian State University Mikhail Kovalev told the SB. Belarus Segodnya newspaper.
09:52 PoliticsBelarus' ambassador, Iranian MP discuss economic contacts Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Iran Yuri Lazarchik met with head of the Islamic Council working group on cooperation with the National Assembly of Belarus Aboulfazl Amui.
09:33 SportGerasimov ousts Murray in Montpellier Opener Belarus' World No. 83 Egor Gerasimov was off to a good start in Montpellier as he defeated Andy Murray (World No. 121) of the UK 7-6(8), 6-1 to reach the second round of the Open Sud de France.
09:08 EconomyBelarus government sets price caps for staples The list of staple goods features 62 items, including rice, flour, semolina, buckwheat, oatmeal, barley, bread, beef, pork, chicken, some types of sausages, fish, milk, kefir, sour cream, cottage cheese, some fruits and vegetables, sugar, soap, toilet paper, diapers, matches. The list of medicines contains 50 items.
09:00 PresidentLukashenko congratulates Estonian people on national holiday Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has sent greetings to the people of Estonia as the country celebrates a national holiday, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
19:58 EconomyMozyr Oil Refinery getting ready to commission heavy oil hydrocracking complex Despite frosty weather the specialists have managed to keep working fast in the course of completing construction and installation work and preparing the complex for commissioning. Provided additional measures are implemented, the installation of pipelines and their preparation for trials can continue in this weather.
19:20 SocietyBelarus, UAE interested in tighter military technology cooperation Chairman of the State Authority for Military Industry of Belarus Dmitry Pantus met with UAE Deputy Defense Minister Mattar Salem Ali Al Dhaheri. The good level of achieved interaction was noted as well as the existing potential and ways to further step it up. The interest in advancing cooperation was reaffirmed.
19:01 SocietyInteragency working group to work on Belarusian government's patriotic upbringing program “It has to start not in school but in families. The role of parents in instilling patriotic qualities in their children, love for their motherland, for the place they were born in, for the history of their family should be increased,” the official noted.