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8 July 2020
Belarus is interested in enhancing the dialogue with the UNICEF on the rights of children, Belarus’ Education Minister Igor Karpenko said as he met with outgoing representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to Belarus Dr. Rashed Mustafa Sarwar in Minsk on 7 July, BelTA learned from the press service of the Education Ministry. Igor Karpenko noted Belarus’ high interest in maintaining and enhancing the dialogue with UNICEF, including in the achievement of the...
2 July 2020
The agreements on visa facilitation and readmission between Belarus and the European Union entered into force on 1 July, BelTA reports. In line with the agreement on visa facilitation, the cost of a short-term Schengen visa for Belarusians has dropped to €35. The agreement also provides for a possibility to waive visa fees for certain categories of applicants. In addition to that, the maximum fee charged by visa application centers for facilitating visa processes has also been reduced,...
23 June 2020
MINSK, 23 June (BelTA) - Regional development should be a priority in the work to achieve the SDGs in Belarus. Its main drivers will be specialization, integrated approach, enterprise and cooperation, Vice Speaker of the Council of the Republic, national coordinator for the Sustainable Development Goals Anatoly Isachenko said at a videoconference meeting of the Council for Sustainable Development, BelTA has learned. Members of the Council for Sustainable Development, representatives of the...
17 June 2020
MINSK, 17 June (BelTA) – The Belarusian car factory Unison has started assembling Changan cars, the company's press service told BelTA. A compact crossover Changan CS35 Plus was the first car to roll off Unison's assembly line. The company intends to start making other models in the future as well. Deputy Director General of Changan International, Director General of OOO Changan Motors Rus Sun Zejun noted that the launch of production in Belarus is another strategically important step in...
10 June 2020
MINSK (BelTA) – Belarus is indeed interested in joining the World Trade Organization as soon as possible on mutually acceptable terms. Ambassador-at-Large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chief Negotiator on Belarus' accession to the WTO Vladimir Serpikov made the relevant statement during a meeting of the informal group of the countries joining the WTO, BelTA learned from the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Belarus to the United Nations Office and Other International Organizations...
29 May 2020
MINSK, 29 May (BelTA) – The products of the Belarusian steel mill BMZ will go to Ukraine via the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE), BelTA learned from spokesman for the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange Roman Yaniv. “Today, the BUCE has launched weekly trading in BMZ products on the Ukrainian market. In line with the agreement with the BMZ, only one commodity position, i.e. reinforcing bar A500C, will be exported at the initial stage, with the supply to the border of...
13 May 2020
MINSK (BelTA) – Foreign investors injected $2.8 billion into the real sector of Belarusian economy (apart from banks) in January-March 2020, BelTA learned from the National Statistics Committee. Among the main investors in Belarus were economic entities of Russia (35.7% of the total), Cyprus (15%), and Austria (8.4%). Foreign direct investments (FDI) made up $2.1 billion, or 75.1% of the total foreign investments. In Q1 2020, Belarusian organizations (apart from banks) invested a total of...
8 May 2020
MINSK, 8 May (BelTA) – The Belarusian parliament have set the country's presidential election for 9 August, BelTA has learned. Chairman of the House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko stressed that the MPs are in for a serious and responsible political organizational work taking into account the importance of this political event for the country. According to Vladimir Andreichenko, this work will be conducted both in the parliament and election constituencies “to ensure that the...
30 April 2020
MINSK (BelTA) – An investment project to build the Gomel-Gorki trunk line will be implemented in 2020-2023 for the sake of diversifying oil import to Belarus. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed the relevant executive order on 29 April, BelTA has learned. OAO Gomeltransneft Druzhba is the customer for the services of designing and building the trunk line. The industrial group Belorusneft is the general design company and the general contractor for the project. Central government...
13 February 2014
MINSK, 13 February (BelTA) – Domestic manufacturers need to tighten requirements to the quality of their products, First Deputy Premier of Belarus Vladimir Semashko said at a session of the State Committee for Standardization on 12 February, BelTA has learnt. The First Vice-Premier noted that by now virtually all the domestic companies have introduced quality standards – almost all of them have been certified in compliance with certain ISO standards. “Formally we have...

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8 July 2020
Gomel Oblast intends to cooperate with Switzerland in overcoming consequences of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. The possibilities were discussed as Gomel Oblast Governor Gennady Solovei met with a delegation of the Switzerland-Belarus friendship association and its president Margret Kiener Nellen on 7 July, BelTA has learned. Gennady Solovei informed the delegation about the social and economic development of the region. In particular, the operation of Gomel Oblast...
10 June 2020
GOMEL, 10 June (BelTA) – The Belarusian mechanical engineering company OAO Gomselmash exports more than 65% of the machines and vehicles it makes, the company's press service told BelTA. The company exports a total of about two thirds of the output. In addition to shipments to traditional markets of Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan the company intends to ship machines and vehicles to Moldova and Armenia by the end of H1 2020. Plans for the second half of the year include export shipments to...
13 December 2013
MINSK, 13 December (BelTA) – The project to electrify the Gomel-Zhlobin railway section will be implemented using a loan of the Export-Import Bank of China. The decision was formalized by Decree No. 552 “Concerning electrification of the Gomel-Zhlobin railway section” as of 9 December. The document was posted on the national legal Internet portal. The decree aims to improve the operation of railway transport. The investment project “Electrification of the Gomel-Zhlobin-Osipovichi...
6 December 2013
GOMEL, 6 December (BelTA) - The exposition “Hungarian Rhapsody. Artists of Szolnok” will open at the museum of the Gomel Palace and Park Ensemble on 6 December, BelTA has learnt. The exposition will feature more than 30 works of 24 artists of the early 20th century. All the works were created by one of the biggest and most prominent group of artists of Szolnok. The most valuable works include masterpieces of Laszlo Mednyanszky, Ferenc Olgyay, Vilmos Aba-Novak, Istvan Zador. Szolnok...
28 November 2013
GOMEL, 28 November (BelTA) – The 8th international science-to-practice conference, Strategy and Development Tactics of Production and Economic Systems, will open in Gomel on 28 November, BelTA learnt from the press service of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee. The event will gather scientists and experts from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Canada, and Germany at the Sukhoi Gomel State Technical University. During the two-day conference sociologists, legislators, philosophers,...
18 October 2013
GOMEL, 18 October (BelTA) - The 5th international karate tournament Gomel Open Cup 2013 featuring children, youth, juniors and senior sportsmen will be held in Gomel on 18-19 October, BelTA learnt from the organizing committee of the competition. Taking part in the tournament will be over 400 karatekas from Belarus, Russia and Ukraine. The youngest participants of the competition will be about seven years old. The winners will be presented with medals, diplomas and special prizes. The...
13 September 2013
GOMEL, 13 September (BelTA) – A promotional event “Night at the Library” will be held in Gomel Oblast on 13 September, BelTA learnt from the Lenin Regional Library of Gomel, one of the organizers of the event. The event will be held in Gomel Oblast for the first time. It is dedicated to the Library Day celebrated in Belarus on 15 September. Partaking in the event will be the largest libraries of Gomel, Rechitsa, Zhlobin, Kalinkovichi, Chechersk, Svetlogorsk, Mozyr and other towns....
28 August 2013
GOMEL, 27 August (BelTA) - Aerial bombs of the Great Patriotic War have been found during earthwork operations on the territory of Belarusian Steel Works, BelTA learnt from the Gomel Oblast Department of the Belarusian Emergencies Ministry. As many as 25 items which resembled ammunition were discovered when a 4.5-meter deep trench was being excavated there. Bomb technicians, who were called to the site, said these objects were aerial bombs six of which were made for military exercise....
22 August 2013
MOZYR, 20 August (BelTA) – In 2015 Mozyr Oil Refinery intends to fully switch to manufacturing AI-95 petrol (Euro-5), which is compliant with EN228:2009 standard and contains less than 10ppm of sulfur, BelTA learned from the company’s Chief Production Engineer Alexander Shorets. The project designed to rack up the output of high-octane petrol is the main branch of the company’s program for comprehensive modernization. With this in mind in the last few years the company...
7 June 2013
MOZYR, 7 June (BelTA) - The new Union State program on mitigating the Chernobyl impact designed to run until 2016 will be based on the recommendations of scientists, BelTA learned from Ivan Bambiza, the Union State Deputy Secretary, member of the Permanent Committee. Ivan Bambiza took part in the permanent seminar on the issues of sustainable development of the Chernobyl-hit territories at the Belarus-Russia Union State Parliamentary Assembly. According to the source, scientists made...

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