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Lukashenko in Russia for extensive talks with Putin
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko is on a visit to Russia, the Pul Pervogo Telegram channel informed, BelTA has learned. “For the first two days the two presidents will have informal talks in Zavidovo. The official program is scheduled for Saturday,” the Telegram channel reports. The working meeting of the two leaders will be held in St. Petersburg on 25 June. It is noteworthy that this day marks 30 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Belarus...
Lukashenko lays flowers at WW2 mass grave
On the Day of National Remembrance of Victims of the Great Patriotic War and the Genocide of the Belarusian People Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko laid flowers at a mass grave in the village of Khimy, Orsha District not far from where he grew up, BelTA has learned. In addition to the outstanding monuments everybody knows and memorial complexes, which remind visitors about the war-torn past, Belarus has thousands of small graves like this and monuments, which should not be forgotten...
Lukashenko on ways to keep youth in rural communities
If rural communities have normal conditions for life and work, then people will come, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he visited the Yubileiny agricultural company in Orsha District on 21 June, BelTA has learned. "If conditions for life and work are good, people will come," the head of state answered a question about what measures need to be taken to keep young people in rural communities. Aleksandr Lukashenko said that in the past, when he was the head of a farm, he...
Lukashenko sets goal for 10m-tonne grain harvest in Belarus
The task is to reach a gross grain harvest of 9-10 million tonnes in the near term, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said during a working visit to Mogilev Oblast on 20 June, BelTA has learned. Upon arrival at the field with different varieties of winter barley sown as an experiment, the head of state stressed that today is a historic and crucial moment in agriculture. The president said that he grew up in these places at the junction of Mogilev Oblast and Vitebsk Oblast and here he...
Lukashenko to visit Shklov District
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko is starting a new week with a working trip to his native land - the agricultural town of Alexandria, Shklov District - where he will discuss the state and prospects of the country's agricultural industry, BelTA informs. “The president's famous experimental fields are located there. These fields are known for novel crops and the use of the latest in technology. This is the standard of agriculture in Belarus. The president will check how crops are...
Lukashenko urges to finally decide on form to university entrance exams
It is necessary to clearly define the form of admission tests to universities, since centralized testing has both advantages and disadvantages, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he heard out a report on the integration of biology and medicine, BelTA has learned. “This problem bothers me all the time. To be honest, I can't sleep because of this centralized testing as I keep asking myself whether this is an efficient way to select the best enrollees. Frankly speaking,...
Lukashenko signs decree on selling potash fertilizers
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed decree No.203 “On selling potash fertilizers,” the press service of the head of state told BelTA. The document is designed to expand the types of currencies, which can be used to pay the export customs duty on potash fertilizers. The decree allows paying the export customs duty on potash fertilizers in Russian rubles, Chinese yuans, U.S. dollars, and euros. The decree also authorized the Council of Ministers to make decisions on...
Lukashenko urges closer cooperation with Russia in microelectronics
We cannot be confined to the national borders in microelectronics. We must work in close cooperation with Russia, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a government session to discuss the development of the microelectronic industry in the country in Minsk on 14 June, BelTA has learned. "We cannot stay confined to national borders. This will not yield the desired effect," the Belarusian leader stressed speaking about the microelectronics development prospects. “We need to...
Lukashenko hosts meeting to discuss KGB's development
The state of things and development prospects of the State Security Committee (KGB) of Belarus were discussed at a meeting hosted by Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko, BelTA has learned. The president heard out reports of the head of the Belarus President Administration, the state secretary of the Security Council and the chairman of the KGB. “It is time for us to take a serious look at our main special service - the KGB. It is clear that the situation in the world has...
Effective work with population described as indicator of competency of municipal authorities
Effective work with the population is an indicator of the competency of municipal authorities. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement during the national seminar-conference held on 10 June to discuss new methods and forms of public communication at the grassroots level, BelTA has learned. Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “You know that effective work with the population is an indicator of the competency of top officials of oblast administrations, district administrations,...
About 1,200 new Family Capital accounts are opened in Belarus monthly
About 1,200 new Family Capital accounts are opened in Belarus every month, Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko said at a joint meeting of the House of Representatives and the Council of the Republic on 24 June, BelTA has learned. "The number of large families is growing. On 1 January 2020 there were 104,000 of them. Today their number stands at 119,000. About Br380 million was earmarked for the program in 2022," Igor Petrishenko said. The deputy prime minister recalled...
Belarus attends 170th General Assembly of the BIE
The Belarusian embassy took part in the 170th General Assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) in France, BelTA learned from the Belarusian diplomatic mission in Paris. The event focused on organizational issues of the forthcoming exhibition events, such as the art and design exhibitions Triennale di Milano in 2022, and garden exhibitions Floriade Expo 2022 Amsterdam-Almere and Horticultural Exhibition EXPO 2023 Doha. Delegates from the member states of the Bureau...
CIS Electric Power Council to meet in Kazakhstan in July
The 3rd meeting of the Coordinating Council of the CIS Electric Power Council took place online on 20 June, BelTA learned from the Economic Cooperation Department of the CIS Executive Committee. The event was attended by representatives of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, experts from leading energy companies and organizations, and also the CIS Executive Committee. The participants discussed a number of topical issues related to the...
Belarusian nuclear power plant secured against cyber attacks
Cyber attacks cannot affect the operation of the technological equipment of the Belarusian nuclear power plant. Head of the Information Security Department of the state enterprise Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant Aleksandr Olentsevich made the statement on the air of the Belarusian TV channel ONT, BelTA has learned. Aleksandr Olentsevich said: “Special hardware and software solutions are utilized to detect malicious attacks, forestall them, and alleviate consequences.” The official noted...
Number of electric vehicles in Belarus past 10,000
The number of electric vehicles in Belarus has exceeded 10,000, BelTA learned from Energy Minister Viktor Karankevich during the Electric Transport Day in Minsk on 17 June. Viktor Karankevich said: “The number of participants of the exhibition grows higher every year. It once again underlines interest in the development of electric transport. Comfortable conditions have been enabled and stimulating measures are in effect for the sake of development of electric transport in our country....
Ambassador: Pakistan-Belarus relations have developed into multifaceted partnership
Pakistan and Belarus enjoy friendly bilateral relations, which have developed apace to become a multifaceted partnership over a relatively short span of time, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in the Republic of Belarus Sajjad Haider Khan said at the opening ceremony of the exhibition titled “Contemporary Art of Pakistan”, which is being held in collaboration with the National Library of Belarus as part of Independence Day of Pakistan...
Belarus taking part in CIS Science Forum in Bishkek
Representatives of research institutions, the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the Healthcare Ministry and the Education Ministry are taking part in the CIS Science Forum that is taking place in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on 16-18 June, BelTA learned from the press service of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. The Belarusian delegation is led by Chairman of the Belarusian Foundation for Fundamental Research, academician Sergei Gaponenko. Speaking at the opening of the forum...
Andreichenko: We could not have imagined once that we would have to defend historical truth, memory
A few years ago, we could not have imagined that we would have to defend historical truth and memory, Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus Vladimir Andreichenko told the media in Minsk on 14 June, BelTA has learned. "A few years ago, we could not have imagined that we would have to defend the historical truth and memory. Therefore, we are holding the international parliamentary conference dedicated to the historical memory, the Great Victory which...
Bishkek to host CIS Science Forum in June
Bishkek will play host to the fourth edition of the CIS Science Forum on 16-18 June, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee. The main objectives of the forum are to spur the cooperation in science and technology in the CIS, to expand the scientific landscape of the CIS, to analyze the state and prospects for the development of fundamental science, to discuss ways to implement promising innovative scientific research in the digital era and to improve the...
Ryzhenkov: President instructs to expand Belarus' exhibition activities abroad
Belarus needs to expand its exhibition activities abroad, First Deputy Head of the Belarus President Administration Maksim Ryzhenkov told the media following a government conference to discuss the operation of the Belarusian pavilion at the VDNH expo in Moscow, BelTA has learned. “The president drew attention to the need to expand Belarus' exhibition activities abroad and in Russia in the first place. He first mentioned the premises of the Belarusian pavilion at the VDNH expo in...
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