13:06 PresidentLukashenko approves of memory lesson, agrees to stand in as teacher Aleksandr Lukashenko suggested timing the lesson to, for instance, 1 September and holding it in the Palace of Independence. Arranging the event in the Great Patriotic War museum was also suggested. The head of state backed it up as well.
13:03 PresidentLukashenko: Brains are the main asset of Belarusians The main asset of Belarusians are their brains, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with activists of Belarus' pioneer organization on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the pioneer movement, BelTA has learned.
12:46 PresidentLukashenko thanks pioneers for meeting In response to the pioneers' gratitude for the opportunity to meet, Aleksandr Lukashenko said that it was not him who should be thanked, and added that it was he who was grateful to the pioneers that they organized themselves and came to the meeting with the president.
12:36 PresidentLukashenko opines on what it takes to be a leader At the meeting with activists of Belarus' pioneer organization Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko told the children what it takes to become a leader, BelTA has learned.
12:29 President‘Only forward!' Lukashenko tells pioneers about his motto Aleksandr Lukashenko explained his choice of the motto: “Remember, guys, you can never stop. Life is very fast, frenzied, and exuberant. I say it to adults, too. If you stop, the large crowd behind you will stomp all over you. Or you will simply drop behind. Only forward! Little by little every day but only forward! Never stop."
12:01 PresidentLukashenko calls for rebuilding pioneer organization, BRSM Youth Union It is necessary to recalibrate the work of the pioneer organization and the BRSM Youth Union, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with activists of Belarus' pioneer organization on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the pioneer movement, BelTA has learned.
11:55 EconomyBelarus' planting season 95.1% complete As of 20 May, spring planting in Belarus was completed on the area of 2,112,700 hectares. Vitebsk Oblast completed planting works on 98.7% of the planned area, Gomel Oblast – 84.6%, Grodno Oblast – 99.8%, Minsk Oblast – 99.3%, and Mogilev Oblast – 81.1%.
11:41 PartnersExpanded Xinjiang Museum opens to public The reconstruction and expansion project for the Xinjiang Museum has been completed and the museum opened to the public, bringing a new digital experience for visitors.
11:22 PresidentLukashenko to pioneers: The country's future is in your hands Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko met with activists of Belarus' pioneer organization on 20 May to mark the 100th anniversary of the pioneer movement.
11:09 PresidentLukashenko reminisces about his childhood as he meets with pioneers Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has met with activists of Belarus' pioneer organization on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the pioneer movement, BelTA has learned.
10:38 EconomyBelarus working on additional measures to curb prices Belarus is working on additional measures to keep prices in check, Belarusian Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade Minister Aleksei Bogdanov said at the 15th international conference “Economic Growth of the Republic of Belarus: Globalization, Innovation, Sustainability”.
09:59 PoliticsBelarus' ambassador to UN: The West uses Ukraine events as a pretext for sanctions Western countries are using the events in Ukraine as a pretext to introduce new unilateral sanctions, Belarus' Permanent Representative to the UN Valentin Rybakov made the statement as he addressed the Security Council debate on conflict and food security, BelTA informs.
09:05 PoliticsBelarus' MP urges IPA CIS to join efforts to counter West's illegal actions There were 13 items on the agenda, with a focus on cooperation of the CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly with international partner organizations.
19:57 SocietyWays to arm CSTO peacekeeping forces with modern weapons discussed Representatives of the defense ministries of the Collective Security Treaty Organization member states discussed matters concerning the equipment of the CSTO peacekeeping forces with modern weapons, military and special hardware, and special gear.
19:19 EconomyCall for Belarus-Russia tighter cooperation to offset aggressive West pressure Anatoly Sivak said he was confident that the decisions the business cooperation council had made and the program documents that had been signed would contribute to comprehensive and full-scale advancement of relations between Belarus and Nizhny Novgorod Oblast.