19:40 PresidentLukashenko appoints Investigative Committee officers Yevgeny Arkhireyev was appointed chief of the Minsk city office of the Investigative Committee. Vladimir Shishko will carry on as the chief of the Mogilev Oblast branch of the Investigative Committee.
19:23 SocietyWorking group to take care of realization of Belarus-Russia agreement on unified industrial policy Aleksandr Yefimov reminded that in November 2021 the Supreme State Council of the Union State of Belarus and Russia adopted a program on working out a unified industrial policy of the Union State of Belarus and Russia.
18:38 SocietyUnion State MPs to consider media holding company The Commission on Information Policy, Information Technology and Communications of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Belarus and Russia will hold a meeting in Minsk on 30 March.
18:23 SocietyBelarus to join Earth Hour 2023 on 25 March The Republic of Belarus will join the action for the 15th time.
18:09 SocietyExpert: Belarusian diaspora actively promotes national culture abroad The Belarusian Center of National Cultures hosts creative training courses twice a year. They bring together our compatriots from different countries of the world.
17:41 SocietyBelarus admits over 13,500 Ukrainian citizens since 1 January 2023 According to the committee, 9,900 citizens of Ukraine came to Belarus via Poland, 2,647 - via Lithuania and 1,012 - via Latvia.
17:19 SocietyOpinion: People's diplomacy plays a huge role in strengthening relations between Russia, Belarus People's diplomacy plays a huge role in strengthening relations between the Russian and Belarusian people, head of the Russian-Belarusian Brotherhood and the Petrovsky Academy of Sciences and Arts Alexey Vorontsov told the media.
16:34 SocietyStatements about supply of DU shells slammed as ‘cynical' ahead of Yugoslavia bombing anniversary London's statements about its readiness to supply depleted uranium shells to Ukraine look especially cynical ahead of the anniversary of the bombings of Yugoslavia, Chief of Russia's Radiation, Chemical and Biological Protection Force Lieutenant General Igor Kirillov told a news briefing.
16:29 SocietyExtremely long outbound vehicle queues at Belarus' border with Poland The Belarusian border service representative described the long queues as a consequence of the Poland government's decision to close border crossings at the Belarusian border. “We expected this negative trend right after the border crossing Bobrowniki was closed,” Anton Bychkovsky said.
16:14 SocietyUniversities of Belarus, China outline new cooperation areas A delegation of the Belarusian university headed by Rector Andrei Korol is on a visit to China. The visit is aimed to strengthen, intensify and expand the partnership. Today China is one of the strategic partners for BSU.
15:40 SocietyBelarus' medics name biggest challenge during their mission to Syria The Belarusian special medical unit left for Syria on 8 February to help victims of devastating earthquakes. Immediately upon arrival, a field hospital was set up in Aleppo. An average of 200 patients showed up at the hospital every day to receive high-quality medical services.
15:11 EconomyBelarus' central bank to cut down refinancing rate to 10.5% on 3 April The refinancing rate will be reduced from 11% to 10.5% per annum. The interest rate on overnight loans will be decreased from 12% to 11.5%, with the interest rate on overnight deposits down from 10% to 9.5% per annum.
14:55 EconomyBelarus, Venezuela to develop cooperation in civil aviation The main topic of the talks was the interaction between the countries in the field of civil aviation. The parties have outlined comprehensive measures to promote cooperation between the two countries in various areas of civil aviation.
14:34 SocietyIntellectual Belarus expo opens in Brest Once the expo attracted over 100,000 visitors in Minsk, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko gave instructions to demonstrate the expo in all the oblast capitals. The Intellectual Belarus project has travelled all over the country and will finish the tour of the regions in Brest.
14:10 SocietyBelarusian military doctors honored for humanitarian work in Syria Military doctors who went to help the earthquake-hit Syria are true patriots, faithful to the military duty, Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin said during a ceremony to honor the Belarusian military doctors who returned from Syria.