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Second stage of Slavonic Brotherhood 2020 army exercise to begin on 22 September
The second stage of the Belarusian-Russian army exercise Slavyanskoye Bratstvo 2020 [Slavonic Brotherhood] will begin on 22 September, the Defense Ministry told BelTA. The second stage is a tactical exercise that will last till 25 September. The troops will mainly focus on working together in order to ensure the military security of the state. Deputy Defense Minister, Major-General Sergei Potapenko will oversee this stage of the exercise. Taking part in the exercise are military...
Lukashenko about Russia: We should maintain tighter cooperation with our elder brother
Belarus should maintain tighter cooperation with Russia, including economic cooperation, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Russia President Vladimir Putin in Sochi on 14 September, BelTA has learned. “The economy is the basis for everything. Trust me, we have always pursued this course. Some recent events have shown that we should stay closer to our elder brother and cooperate in all fields, including in economy,” the Belarusian head of state noted....
Plans to give more powers to government, local authorities in Belarus
An inter-agency working group has been put together in Belarus to draft proposals on expanding the scope of authority of the government and local authorities. The decision was formalized by Resolution No.176p of the Belarusian premier as of 4 September 2020, BelTA learned from the press service of the government. The working group was instructed to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the laws on the administrative division of the country, adoption of general plans, architectural and...
Belarus allocates over Br12m to support children returning to school
The Belarusian government has allocated over Br12 million to help parents purchase back-to-school essentials, BelTA learned from the Labor and Social Security Ministry. “In July and August, the government spent more than Br12 million to help parents purchase back-to-school necessities. The total amount of various types of aid for these purposes made up Br18 million,” the ministry informed. The bulk of the aid was allocated as part of the government program "Public health and...
Belarus, Moldova discussing possibility to scrap roaming charges
MINSK, 26 August (BelTA) – Ambassador of Belarus to Moldova Anatoly Kalinin and Moldova's Economy and Infrastructure Minister Sergiu Railean discussed a possibility to reduce or scrap roaming charges between the countries during a meeting in Chisinau. This information was posted on the website of the Belarusian diplomatic mission, BelTA informs. During the meeting, Anatoly Kalinin and Sergiu Railean discussed preparations for a session of the intergovernmental commission on trade and...
Early voting for presidential election kicks off in Belarus
Early voting for the Belarus presidential election will be held on 4-8 August. Early voting is meant for voters who will not be able to cast their ballot on election day, BelTA reports. Polling places will be open from 10:00 till 14:00 and from 16:00 till 19:00. Voters will not have to explain why they will not be able to come to the polls on election day. In order to receive a ballot paper, voters should present their passport or a military ID (for army conscripts), an official ID (for...
Lukashenko names key task for authorities
The key task for the authorities is to prevent the current difficulties caused by various circumstances from affecting people, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he hosted a meeting on 23 July to discuss the country’s economic performance and development, BelTA has learned. According to the head of state, the most important issues on which people's everyday life should be addressed in the first place. “The election campaign will be over, the political processes will slow...
Belarus-Russia Union State institutes new award in science
The Union State is planning to present awards in science and technology every two years, State Secretary of the Union State of Belarus and Russia Grigory Rapota said during a press conference, BelTA has learned. According to Grigory Rapota, there are already awards in literature and art. They are awarded to representatives of the two countries at the Slavianski Bazaar. “Now we have developed the regulations on the new award in science and technology. It will be presented every two years...
71 new resident companies added to Belarus’ Hi-Tech Park
The Supervisory Board of the Hi-Tech Park has decided in favor of registration of 71 companies as the park’s residents, BelTA has learned. The new resident companies specialize in healthcare, logistics, financial technologies, digital commerce, consulting, gaming, and software development for agribusiness. WiseAI Company has developed a mobile app and a web app Skinive for diagnosing various skin diseases. OOO HealthMay has come up with a telemedicine solution. The company intends to...
Belarusian agriculture expected to achieve ambitious goals
The agribusiness will have to accomplish large-scale tasks concerning modernization and export expansion. Belarusian Agriculture and Food Minister Ivan Krupko made the statement during a ceremony held to award Minsk Oblast’s top-performing agricultural enterprises for last year’s accomplishments, the ministry’s press service told BelTA. According to the source, Minsk Oblast is traditionally one of the key agrarian regions of Belarus. Its agribusiness develops steadily year after...
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