19:17 SocietyBelarusian army's Northwestern Command starts defense planning exercise The purpose of the exercise is to improve cohesion of command bodies and units of the Northwestern Operational Command up to a level sufficient for effective and quality work at the stage of planning a defensive operation.
18:46 PoliticsNew Iranian ambassador arrives in Minsk Sergei Aleinik and Alireza Sanei discussed concrete steps on stepping up bilateral cooperation, including ways to increase economic interaction. Approaches to joint work on cementing Belarus-Iran relations were agreed.
18:37 PoliticsBelarus supports Saudi Arabia's bid for World Expo 2030 The parties discussed the topical issues of the Belarusian-Saudi relations.
18:29 SocietyProgram of Minsk book fair unveiled The 30th edition of Minsk International Book Fair will be launched officially on 22 March.
18:19 EconomyGreat Stone park seen as great source of business opportunity on Belt and Road platform The China-Belarus Industrial Park Great Stone is not just a large-scale joint project, but a great source of business opportunity on the Belt and Road platform, Belarus' Deputy Economy Minister Alesya Abramenko said in an interview with BelTA.
18:09 EconomyBelarus' exports to China almost double in 2022 Last year, Belarus' exports of poultry meat rose by 3 times, rapeseed oil -3.1 times, milk and cream - 1.4 times, timber - 1.6 times. Currently, 148 Belarusian manufacturers have been certified for deliveries to China, Alesya Abramenko said.
17:52 SocietyPublic discussion of amendments to national security concept launched in Belarus The expert seminar discussed the proposed amendments to the National Security Concept. In fact, this seminar marked the beginning of a broad public discussion of the draft national security concept.
17:35 EconomyBelarus' exports to China projected to increase to $2.2bn in 2023 "Our countries have a great unrealized potential in various fields, but above all in trade and economic cooperation. This year, we have every chance to increase exports to $2.2 billion, boost supplies of food, fertilizers, and timber products," Alesya Abramenko said.
17:27 SocietyOpinion: Belarus, Russia should coordinate their response to global developments Processes going on in the world require a prompt response and coordinated positions, primarily with Russia, Rector of the Academy of Public Administration under the aegis of the President of the Republic of Belarus Vyacheslav Danilovich told BelTA.
16:39 SocietyBelarusian MFA pays tribute to Nazism victims Belarus' Ministry of Foreign Affairs together with all Belarusian foreign missions is running the campaign "The Candle of Memory". The Belarusian diplomatic missions made relevant entries on their social media accounts.
16:07 SocietyExhibition about Khatyn in Minsk Winning entries of the nationwide art competition Khatyn Through the Eyes of Children went on display at the Stolitsa Mall in Minsk on 20 March.
15:29 EconomyDelegation of Russia's Kursk Oblast visits Belarus' Grodno The official visit envisages a two-day program, the main goal of which is to promote interregional relations as part of the agreement on trade, economic, scientific, technical, social and humanitarian cooperation between the Grodno Oblast Executive Committee and the Kursk Oblast Administration for 2020-2023.
15:13 EconomyBelarus, Russia to take nuclear industry cooperation beyond power engineering A delegation of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation visited Belarus last week to discuss energy matters. Certainly, the MPs could not miss out on an opportunity to visit the site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant.
14:42 SportBelarus' NOC president, Kalmykia head discuss 2nd CIS Games The parties discussed the expansion of cooperation and work on holding joint tournaments, training camps of Belarusian and Russian athletes, as well as cooperation with international sports organizations.
13:44 In PicturesBison herd in Volozhin District The Republic of Belarus is the world's leader in the number of free-living bison. There are 11 micro-populations of bison in the country.