18:44 SocietyBelarusian companies urged to invest in employee training One of the topics on the agenda of the conference was the human resources, employee training for FEZ resident companies.
18:21 PoliticsBelarus’ MFA hosts UN representative to discuss sustainable development projects The parties discussed the state and prospects of cooperation between Belarus and the UN.
17:40 SocietyBelarus’ Capital of Culture 2024 honored with its own stamp The envelope depicts the sculptural composition "The Appearance of the Icon", the church in honor of the Belynichi Icon of the Mother of God, and the coat of arms of the town. The stamp depicts the Bialynitsky-Birulia Art Museum in Belynichi.
17:05 SocietyWorld Youth Festival in Sochi seen as platform for dialogue of cultures Belarus has sent a representative delegation from to the World Youth Festival to be held in Sochi on 1-7 March. It comprises 100 people from the largest youth organization in the country.
16:02 SocietyMacron’s statements about deploying troops to Ukraine slammed ‘as dangerous’ Dmitry Peskov pointed out that the very fact that politicians in the West were discussing the issue "certainly makes it clear that the current generation of European politicians probably neither have a proper understanding of the word ‘security’ nor have a proper instinct of self-preservation."
15:39 SportBelarus clinch 26 medals at Altyn Mergen Grand Prix in Shymkent Taking part in the tournament were 230 athletes from six countries: Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
15:10 SocietyMore and more countries interested in how Belarusian police maintains public order Ivan Kubrakov said: “Via Interpol we interact with over 100 countries, which share certain information with us and we provide information to them. Including Poland and Germany. They may seem unfriendly countries for us but we reciprocate if they contact us.”
14:49 EconomyMinsk Motor Plant sells to more than 20 countries “All obligations to supply products to foreign markets have been fulfilled. Export growth amounted to 14.4% compared to 2022. In the export structure, all major groups of goods, including motors, special equipment, spare parts, show good figures,” the enterprise said.
14:25 EconomyMerchandise export by FEZ Gomel-Raton companies at $1.4bn in 2023 According to Antonina Yezhova, in 2023 FEZ Gomel-Raton companies made over Br6.4 billion worth of goods or nearly 17% of Gomel Oblast’s industrial output.
13:34 SocietyMinister: Belarus’ crime rate is falling “As for the clearance rate and the overall crime rate in 2023, we see a decline in crime rate: the number of homicides and serious bodily injuries decreased,” said Ivan Kubrakov.
12:58 PresidentLukashenko comments on state of affairs in Belarusian sport industry "They say the new head of the federation and the sport and tourism minister are not on friendly terms. They say they can't work with each other. You don’t say so! Outrageous! There is even nothing to fight over there!" Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
12:37 PresidentLukashenko sets major task for Belarusian footballers Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has advised Belarusian athletes to focus on their performance in Russian sports competitions and do their best to win there amid the ongoing sanctions.
12:13 PresidentLukashenko orders to sort things out in sports clubs “You receive certain preferences. It is necessary to come to grips with the situation in the near future - in the first quarter [of this year]. No gravy train for anyone anymore,” the Belarusian leader noted.
11:54 EconomyBelarus, Russia’s Kamchatka Territory discuss business cooperation The business community of Russia ’s Kamchatka Territory was briefed about the trade and investment potential of Belarus, promising areas of bilateral cooperation. A number of Belarusian enterprises shared their experience of working in the Kamchatka market.