13 February 2018
MINSK, 13 February (BelTA) – Belarusians will be able to vote early in the forthcoming elections to the local councils of deputies from 13 to 17 February 2018, BelTA has learned.
Polling stations will be opened from 10h00 to 19h00 with a lunch break between 14h00 and 16h00. According to the Central Election Commission (CEC), everyone who is unable to come to the polls on 18 February will have an opportunity to cast their votes early in support of one of the candidates. For those who are...
6 February 2018
MINSK(BelTA) – Belarus has made it to the top 20 countries with the best e-government services, according to a research conducted by the company Artezio, BelTA informs.
Artezio analysts evaluated e-government services in different countries and ranked Belarus 18th in the list of countries with the most comfortable and technologically advanced services. Artezio pointed to the rapid evolution of e-government services in the country, many of which are on par with the European analogues in...
1 February 2018
MINSK(BelTA) – The amount of remittances sent to Belarus jumped by 15.5% in 2017 over the prior year, BelTA learned from the National Bank of Belarus.
In 2017, the Belarusian citizens received $373.67 million in remittances from abroad through international money transfer systems versus $323.37 million in 2016.
Meanwhile, $164.567 million was sent from Belarus abroad in 2017, up 8.7% from 2016 ($151.31 million).
The average amount of a money transfer to Belarus in 2017 was $330.12...
30 January 2018
GOMEL (BelTA) – The third international festival Gomel Light Fest (GoLF -2018) will take place in Gomel on 9-11 February, BelTA learned from the organizing committee.
Partaking in the event will be groups of artists and individual performers from Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine.
“The festival has a versatile program. Partaking in it will be light show artists, mime groups, street theaters, dance groups, light and sand artists. There will be many interesting events apart from...
22 January 2018
MINSK (BelTA) – Plans have been made to hold the world circus art festival Idol for the first time ever in Gomel in September 2018. The festival was
initiated by People’s Artist of Russia, Director of the Great Moscow Circus Edgard Zapashny, BelTA has learned.
The festival will take place in the Gomel State Circus. The festival is expected to attract artists from all over the world. The best circus acts will
be demonstrated in Belarus.
According to Edgard...
17 January 2018
GOMELBelTA) - Italy's Parma would like to expand cooperation with Gomel Oblast in healthcare, President of the Italian association Help for Children
Parma Giancarlo Veneri told BelTA. He is heading the Italian delegation that is on a visit to Gomel Oblast.
Giancarlo Veneri noted that the
cooperation between the Italian province of Parma and Gomel Oblast began 20 years ago with humanitarian projects. Gradually the regions started cooperating
in the economic and social fields....