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Mechanism in development to protect consumers of tourism services in Belarus
A mechanism to protect consumers of tourism services is being developed in Belarus, BelTA learned from Belarusian Deputy Sports and Tourism Minister Mikhail Portnoi before the third session of the Belarusian-Ukrainian working group on cooperation in tourism on 10 October. The Sports and Tourism Ministry was the agency to suggest that laws should be developed to protect consumers of tourism services. "The process has already begun. We are going to have to work together with members of the...
Belarus to host European Bird Watching Days on 6-7 October
The European Bird Watching Days, EuroBirdwatch 2018, will be held in Belarus on 6-7 October, BelTA learned from the Belarusian bird conservation organization Akhova Ptushak Batskaushchyny. Millions of birds are now leaving Europe for the winter. The goal of EuroBirdwatch is to get local residents familiar with migrating birds, their nesting needs, problems they encounter along flyways and within wintering areas in the Mediterranean and Africa. To make part of the campaign one needs...
Scientists develop virtual tour across Belarus' natural reserves
Scientists and specialists of the National and Practical Center for Bioresources of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) have developed a virtual tour across Belarus' protected areas, BelTA learned from the press service of the NASB. The purpose of the project is to promote environmental and green tourism in Belarus. The website offering the virtual tour across Belarus' natural reserves features national parks, wilderness areas, natural monuments as well as tourist...
Belarus president makes new appointments
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made new appointments on 18 September, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. The head of state appointed: Vitaly Vovk Aide to the President of the Republic of Belarus – Inspector for Vitebsk Oblast; Vasily Markovich Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Latvia; Alexei Samosuyev Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the...
Belarusian army completes command post exercise
The Belarusian army has completed a major command post exercise, the press service of the Belarusian Defense Ministry told BelTA. As part of the exercise the Belarusian army had to take care of the national security while relying on the country's own military organization. The exercise helped improve smooth work of army control and command bodies. Commanding officers and staffs had some good practice doing the exercise. The exercise revealed a high level of training of the Belarusian...
Comprehensive inspection to check BelNPP readiness for nuclear fuel
The commission of the Nuclear and Radiation Safety Department of the Belarusian Emergencies Ministry (Gosatomnadzor) will check the readiness of the Belarusian nuclear power plant for the delivery of nuclear fuel, Director for Nuclear and Radiation Material Management, Chief Engineer at ASE Sergei Nistratov told the Belarusian media on 6 September, BelTA has learned. "The commission of Belarus' Gosatomnadzor will start working at the station in late September. It will conduct a...
Harvesting campaign in Belarus almost over
The harvest season 2018 in Belarus is coming to an end, BelTA learnt from the Agriculture and Food Ministry. As of 23 August, Belarus harvested 1.94 million hectares planted to cereal and leguminous crops, which is 96.4% of the sown area. The country harvested more than 5.12 million tonnes of grain already, with the average yield of 26.4 centners per hectare. As of 23 August 2017, Belarusian agrarians cropped more than 7 million tonnes of grain. The harvesting campaign is almost over...
Over 30 people invited to audition to choose Junior Eurovision 2018 hosts in Minsk
Over 30 contenders seek to host the Junior Eurovision 2018 that will be held in Belarus. The audition was held at the office of the Belarusian TV and Radio Company on 16 August, BelTA has learned. The youngest candidate is 10 years old; the oldest is 36. A text in English was recited in front of the jury by famous media personas and young talents who took part in the audition for the first time. The requirements to the contenders were formulated by Chairman of the Belarusian TV and...
Plans to build 10,000 apartments for large families in Belarus per annum
There are plans to increase the number of homes built for families with many children up to 10,000 apartments per annum, BelTA learned from Belarusian Architecture and Construction Minister Anatoly Cherny on 7 August. As many as 7,029 apartments are supposed to be built for large families this year. According to preliminary data, the number will be exceeded by 50 apartments. “It is maximum for the last few years. Housing construction for this kind of citizens will no longer be...
Belarus extends visa-free entry to 30 days
Belarus has extended the visa-free entry period to 30 days provided foreign nationals cross the border at the Minsk National Airport. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed the corresponding decree on 24 July, BelTA learned from the presidential press service. The document has updated the list of states whose citizens are entitled to the visa-free regime. It leaves out the countries with which Belarus has concluded bilateral agreements on mutual abolition of visas. A valid...
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