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Visa-free entry to Belarus expected to boost Slavonic Bazaar foreign visitor numbers
The visa-free entry for citizens of 80 countries will help the International Festival of Arts Slavonic Bazaar in Vitebsk attract more visitors from different states, BelTA has learned from Alexander Sidorenko, the director of the festival. "The statistics over recent years show that ticket sales in other countries have been growing. The visa-free entry to our country will help us expand the geography of visitors. We welcome this decision. Our foreign partners often suggested that we...
Ambassador: New horizons open up in Belarusian-Indian cooperation
New horizons open up in Belarusian-Indian cooperation, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to Belarus Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to Belarus Pankaj Saxena said during a meeting with senior officials of the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee on 9 February, BelTA has learned. The diplomat is visiting Vitebsk Oblast these days: on 8 February he went to Orsha and will travel to Novopolotsk on 10 February. Talking to reporters after the meeting...
Egypt interested in Belarus' agricultural practices
Egypt shows interest in greenhouse vegetable growing, poultry processing and bakery industries in Belarus, Belarus' Agriculture and Food Minister Leonid Zayats told reporters. The delegation of the Arab Republic of Egypt arrived in Vitebsk Oblast on a visit on 30 January. The delegation is studying the agricultural potential of Belarus. An exhibition was prepared in Orsha to showcase the products made by the leading agricultural enterprises of Vitebsk Oblast. "The head of state has...
Vitebsk rescue workers to take part in three transboundary projects in 2017
Vitebsk rescue workers intend to implement three transboundary projects, Head of the Vitebsk Oblast Department of the Belarusian Emergencies Ministry Alexander Klobuk told BelTA. The Vitebsk Oblast Department of the Belarusian Emergencies Ministry pays great attention to the development of international cooperation and continually bolsters ties with the states that border on the region (Russia, Latvia, and Lithuania). "Last year we submitted applications for participation in several...
MTZ to hold Parizh-Mosar tractor rally in Vitebsk Oblast 28 January
Belarus' Vitebsk Oblast is gearing up to host a tractor rally to be held by Minsk Tractor Works (MTZ trademark), BelTA learned from the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee. The rally will run from the agrotown of Parizh to the village of Mosar through Postavy District and Glubokoye District. The racers will cover a total distance of 12km on an off-road track. The race will wrap up with an awards ceremony and a concert at the St Anna Cathedral in Mosar. MTZ spokesman Pavel Tukhto said...
Open dialogue between youth unions to kick start new Belarus-Russia projects
The Smolensk public organization of the Russian Youth Union and the Vitebsk Oblast Committee of the Belarusian youth union BRSM plan to develop cooperation through joint projects in 2017, First Secretary of the Vitebsk Oblast Committee of the BRSM Youth Union Viktor Glushin told BelTA. It is expected that the corresponding agreement on cooperation will be signed during an open dialogue entitled as Youth Unions: Different or Alike?, which is due to take place in Smolensk Oblast on 13-14...
Scientific progress named as one of driving forces of Belarus' development
Scientific progress is one of the driving forces of the country's development, Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Vladimir Andreichenko told BelTA. "Our country cannot move forward without the development of science. Innovative projects, new technologies should form the lion's share of the gross value added of the Belarusian economy," the speaker is convinced. "Belarus has created a good scientific base. It includes the Academy of Sciences,...
Compensation to Belarusian FEZ residents for abolishment of customs privileges in 2017
Resident companies of the free economic zones in Belarus will be offered tax preferences to compensate for the losses as the Eurasian Economic Union abolishes the customs privileges as of 1 January 2017, Belarus Economy Minister Vladimir Zinovsky told reporters after the meeting with the head of state to discuss the development of the free economic zones. According to the minister, these compensatory measures are similar to those already adopted by the EEU partners. "Some 60% of the...
Vitebsk, Gomel city development plans revised till 2025
The city development plans of Vitebsk and Gomel have been revised for the period till 2025. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed corresponding decree No. 453 on 14 December, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. The decree aims to determine the optimal planning structure and functional zoning of territories, set the priorities for the further development of the engineering and transport infrastructure, create safe, barrier-free and favorable environment...
Vitebsk hydropower plant starts generating electricity
The Vitebsk hydropower plant is now operating in test mode and has produced some electricity, BelTA learned from Yuri Mitskovets, Deputy Director General for Capital Construction at the Vitebsk Oblast electrical company Vitebskenergo, on 13 December. According to the source, virtually all the work to build the hydroengineering complex has been completed. All the equipment has been installed and is being tuned now. As part of the pre-commissioning procedures the first hydraulic aggregate...