Pilot project to deploy 5G technology in China-Belarus industrial park
A pilot project to develop 5G technology will be implemented in the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone. The relevant agreement was signed by Belarusian First Deputy Communications and Informatization Minister Sergei Nesterovich, Director General of SZAO Industrial Park Development Company Yan Gang, and Head of the Industrial Park Administration Aleksandr Yaroshenko on 25 February, BelTA has learned. Sergei Nesterovich said: "The agreement represents the initial stage for tapping...
Belarus stays committed to creating good neighborhood belt in region
Belarus and Estonia are rightful and worthy members of the international community with their own accomplishments, priorities in foreign and domestic policies, peculiarities of social and economic development, and cultural uniqueness. Belarusian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Kravchenko made the statement at a solemn event held on 20 February to mark Estonia Independence Day, BelTA has learned. Oleg Kravchenko remarked that Estonia's election as a non-permanent member of the UN...
EAEU to exchange data about infections, unsafe products
The Eurasian Economic Commission Board has approved the regulations governing the general processes in information support of sanitary measures, BelTA learned from the press service of the Eurasian Economic Commission. "The aim of this step is to set up information resources for ensuring the sanitary and epidemiologic well-being of people of the Eurasian Economic Union," the Eurasian Economic Commission said. "The EAEU will establish automatic data exchange between the authorized bodies...
Belarus interested in attracting tourists from India
Belarus is interested in attracting tourists from India, BelTA learned from Chairman of the Board of the Republican Union of Tourism Industry Filipp Guly. The official said: "We've been trying to organize work with India for three years already. We've opened a representative office, published a magazine, and hosted multiple delegations. We are not getting a full-blown flow of tourists but we will in the future. We see a great untapped potential in this country." In his opinion,...
Belarus parliament to look into death penalty abolition
The Council of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus has decided to establish a working group on studying abolition of death penalty at the National Assembly. The working group will be headed by Chairman of the Human Rights, National Relations, and Mass Media Commission Gennady Davydko, BelTA has learned. "The National Assembly of the fourth, fifth, and sixth convocations had a working group on studying death penalty as a punishment instrument applied in...
Belarus’ Institute of Economics services export over $120,000 in 2019
Thanks to the implementation of applied research projects for foreign clients, the export of services by the Institute of Economics of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) exceeded $120,000 in 2019, BelTA learned from director of the institute Valery Belsky who received the Doctor of Economic Sciences diploma from the Belarusian president on 23 January. “In 2019 the institute carried out about 30 large-scale fundamental and applied research projects. Three of them...
Belarus National Art Museum joins Museum Selfie Day 2020
The National Art Museum of Belarus invites visitors to take part in the Museum Selfie Day 2020, BelTA learned from the museum. Launched six years ago the Museum Selfie Day trend has gone worldwide. This initiative is held every third Wednesday of January. On this day thousands of people pull out their smartphones and capture themselves with their favorite museum exhibits using special tags. “We invite visitors to take selfies in the National Art Museum and share photos in their...
Belarus-EU visa facilitation agreement expected to come into force in June 2020
The agreements on facilitating visa requirements and on readmission may come into force in June 2020, representatives of the European Union Delegation to Belarus told BelTA. The source said: “After the agreements were signed today, they will be forwarded for endorsement to the European Parliament. After that the Council of the European Union will be able to officially complete the ratification of both agreements. The Belarusian parliament will also have to ratify the agreements. The...
Lukashenko wishes Merry Christmas to Eastern Orthodox Christians
Greetings to Eastern Orthodox Christians Dear compatriots, I wish you a Merry Christmas. The greatness of this holiday fills our hearts with special spiritual joy, helps us find our way to the church, and highlights the Christian commandments as a moral guideline for the society. Eastern Orthodox traditions unite people, help countries and peoples to live in peace and accord. This magnificent time reminds everybody about the true value of the family,...
Belarus’ minister calls for acts of Christmas kindness for all kids
It is important to show care and kindness to all kids during the New Year holidays, Belarus’ Education Minister Igor Karpenko said as he met with students of Mogilev state vocational training school of woodworking for juvenile delinquents No.2 on 21 December, BelTA has learned. Twelve students of the vocational training school – best students and orphans visited the All Saints Memorial Church as part of the Our Children charity campaign. They were taken on a tour around the church...
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