MINSK, 18 April (BelTA) – Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko is delivering his annual State of the Nation Address, BelTA informs.
The event at the Oval Hall of the Seat of Government has brought together top-ranking officials, members of the government, heads of government bodies and agencies, major enterprises, universities and banks, representatives of the diplomatic corps and mass media.
This year the event in the Oval Hall has also brought together many community leaders. These include former MPs, representatives of the Belarusian Public Association of Veterans, the national public association Belaya Rus, the Belarusian Union of Women, university students (including representatives of the Belarusian youth union BRSM), students of military universities, journalists of regional mass media.
The State of the Nation speech will highlight major priorities in the current social and economic development of the country. The State of the Nation Address will also take into account the analysis of petitions which were received ahead of the Big Conversation with the President on 1 March. All those petitions were thoroughly analyzed.
The speech by Aleksandr Lukashenko will be broadcast live by the TV channels Belarus 1, Belarus 24, and the First National Channel of the Belarusian Radio. The broadcast will begin at 10:30. The televised version of the Address will be air on Belarusian TV channels in the evening.More about President