Housing construction in Belarus
In January-September 2018 Belarusian construction companies built 31,900 apartments. As much as 2.79 million m2 of housing was commissioned.
Junior Eurovision 2018
The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 will be held in Minsk on 25 November. Taking part in it will be 20 countries, which is the highest number of participating states in the history of the contest.
“I would like to thank you for your efforts to eliminate differences between Belarusian and Russian athletes. It seems that an ice hockey issue was solved, but I think that we need to do it in other sports,” Alexander Lukashenko said.
The consultations continued the dialogue Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei and his Norwegian counterpart Ine Eriksen Soreide began on the sidelines of the OSCE Ministerial Council meeting in Milan on 6-7 December 2018.
There are 25 items on the agenda. The topics include Belarus-Russia trade and economic cooperation, priority avenues and top-priority tasks in the further development of the Union State of Belarus and Russia in the medium term in 2018-2022, and other matters.
Traditionally, the heads of government agencies and state-owned enterprises, leaders of public associations will visit the social facilities to wish children Happy New Year and give them computers, toys, sports equipment, sweets.
About 179,000 tourists have visited Belarus via Minsk National Airport since the 30-day visa-free travel program was launched. Most of the guests came from Germany (28,500), Poland (16,300), and Italy (15,600).