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21 February 2011
GOMEL, 21 February (BelTA) – Italian businessmen are going to launch investment projects in agriculture and tourism in Gomel Oblast, Claudio Catania, President of the Italy-Belarus Chamber of Commerce, told reporters on 19 February as he took part in the Belarus-Italy regional forum in Gomel, BelTA has learned. Italy is also interested in energy and environmental projects in Belarus. According to Claudio Catania, Gomel Oblast will consider investment projects in the near future. In March...
18 February 2011
GOMEL, 18 February (BelTA) – Gomel is hosting a two-day Belarus-Italy forum, BelTA has learnt. Heads of more than 10 Italian companies (Micro Leasing, Marcantonini S.R.L., Bianchi Casseforme S.R.L., others) and civil organizations have arrived in Gomel to get familiar with the economic potential of the region. Businessmen and representatives of the Chamber of Commerce Italy-Belarus have already discussed investment and innovation cooperation in the Gomel-Raton Free Economic Zone (FEZ)....
15 February 2011
GOMEL, 15 February (BelTA) – A Belarusian-Italian regional forum will take place in Gomel on 18-19 February, BelTA learnt from Chairperson of the Economy Committee of the Oblast Executive Committee Elvira Karnitskaya. Partaking in the forum will be nearly 25 representatives of Italian business and civil organizations. The forum will highlight investment and innovation cooperation, expansion of mutually beneficial trade and collaboration in the social sector. The Gomel Office of the...
20 December 2010
GOMEL, 20 December (BelTA) – The unsanctioned protest of Belarusian opposition in Minsk on 19 December will not affect the international observers' assessment, independent observer from Germany Edmund Lengfelder told reporters in Gomel on 20 December. In his words, the scenes of riots did not impress him. “Young people armed with rods and shovels were trying to break into an administrative building. Any reasonable person would understand that it was just an attempt to start a row and...
17 December 2010
GOMEL, 17 December (BelTA) – Early voting in Gomel Oblast is conducted in strict compliance with Belarusian legislation and is highly organized, BelTA learned from CIS observer Oleg Kolpachuk after he visited a number of polling stations in Gomel. According to Oleg Kolpachuk, who has been in Gomel Oblast since 15 December, he did not have any remarks regarding the operation of precinct commissions. “Polling stations are supplied with all the necessary documents, including visual...
16 December 2010
MINSK, 16 December (BelTA) – Japan is going to implement more projects to equip Belarusian hospitals in the Chernobyl-hit regions, Charge d’Affaires ad interim of Japan to Belarus Kiyoshi Matsuzaki told a press conference dedicated to the national holiday of Japan – the Emperor’s Birthday. Kiyoshi Matsuzaki said that Japan began to supply hospitals located in the affected regions with medical equipment in 2004. Since then 18 projects have been carried out. Five new project documents...
13 December 2010
MINSK, 13 December (BelTA) - Around $1 million was channeled into local initiatives under the EU/UNDP Project “Minimizing the impact of the Chernobyl accident in the Republic of Belarus”. A comparable amount was drawn from local sources, BelTA learnt from Vladislav Khilkevich, information coordinator, UNDP Office in Belarus. The project was implemented from July 2009 to December 2010 in four districts of Gomel Oblast (Khoiniki, Zhitkovichi, Vetka, Buda-Koshelevo). One of the key results...
30 November 2010
MINSK, 30 November (BelTA) – Gomel may become the Commonwealth Capital of Culture in 2011, deputy head of the humanitarian cooperation department of the Presidential Executive Office of Russia Sergei Kazantsev told media on 30 November. He is taking part in a session of the CIS experts on discussing an interstate program Commonwealth Capitals of Culture in Minsk, BelTA has learnt. In 2011 the CIS two countries (Belarus and Russia) plan to present their cities as cultural capitals. The...
12 November 2010
GOMEL, 12 November (BelTA) – Ten large-scale investment projects to the total of more than $530 million are being implemented in Gomel Oblast, BelTA learnt from Economy Department of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee. The most significant of them are: renovation of the joint Belarusian-Finnish company, Ingman Ice Cream, development of chalk deposits and construction of a cement plant by the Iranian AZARAB, and setting-up of a joint company, Kateh-Polesie to manufacture copper wire...
10 November 2010
GOMEL, 10 November (BelTA) – Rechitsa is set to host an investment forum, RechitsaInvest-2010, on 12 November. Taking part in it will be about eighty businessmen, diplomats and government officials from the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, and Ukraine, BelTA learnt from the forum’s organizing committee. The forum will display 26 investment projects which may be eye-catching for foreign businessmen. The major projects will be presented at plenary meeting. These projects include the...

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