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19 April 2018
MINSK, 19 April (BelTA) – In Q1 2018 Belarusian corporations and self-employed businessmen transported 106.1 million tonnes of freight, 109.7% as against January-March 2017, representatives of the National Statistics Committee of Belarus told BelTA. Freight turnover totaled 33.7 billion tonne-kilometers, 6.9% up from the same period of last year. In Q1 2018 some 492.6 million people used passenger transportation services, 98.8% as against the same period of last year. Passenger...
10 April 2018
MINSK, 10 April (BelTA) – The Belarusian migration legislation is aimed at efficient social integration and adaptation of migrants, Belarus’ Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrei Dapkiunas said while speaking at the general debate on Sustainable Cities, Human Mobility and International Migration at the 51st session of the UN Commission on Population and Development on 9 April, BelTA has learned. “Human migration presents one of today’s greatest modern development...
30 March 2018
Belarusian Education Minister Igor Karpenko and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Belarus Didier Kaness discussed ways to expand practical cooperation between the universities of Belarus and France, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Education Ministry. The sides outlined the top-priority avenues of cooperation in education, among them French classes in Belarusian schools and the expansion of practical cooperation between Belarusian and...
20 March 2018
MINSK, 20 March (BelTA) – The 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be held at the Belarusian capital on 25 November. The event will be hosted by Minsk Arena, BelTA informs. The weekly show on Belarus 1 TV channel showcased the forum’s logo and motto which were chosen at an open competition held in late 2017. The contest received more than 300 electronic and mail letters from different countries. The best ideas were submitted to the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). As it...
12 March 2018
MINSK, 12 March (BelTA) – The Belarusian delegation led by Chairman of the Board of the National Bank Pavel Kallaur paid a visit to Argentina and Uruguay on 7-11 March. The goal of the visit was to consider ways to develop trade, economic and political cooperation, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In Argentina, the Belarusian delegation held talks in the Central Bank, the National Congress, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of...
3 March 2018
MINSK, 3 March (BelTA) – The Belarusian electronics manufacturer OAO Integral will take part in a new tender for the development and delivery of microchips for Indian spacecraft, BelTA learned from Anatoly Belous, Integral’s Deputy Director General for R&D, on 2 March. Thanks to new technical solutions in the area of circuitry engineering OAO Integral was earlier able to win a tender for the development and delivery of microchips for the Indian space industry. The Belarusian...
22 February 2018
MINSK, 22 February (BelTA) - The Supreme Court of Belarus expressed readiness for active business dialogue with the German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation (IRZ), the press service of the country’s Supreme Court told BelTA following the meeting between Chairman of the Supreme Court Valentin Sukalo and Director of the German foundation Stefan Hulshorster in Minsk. The sides discussed further cooperation in the areas relevant for the development of the Belarusian judicial...
8 February 2018
MINSK, 8 February (BelTA) – In 2017 Belarus considerably intensified the talks on joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) and is intended to keep the pace, Belarus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said in an interview to the Russian newspaper Izvestia, BelTA has learned. “After a twelve-year hiatus, we held two meetings of the WTO working group on Belarus' accession in Geneva in January and September. During the meetings the WTO members expressed support for...
1 February 2018
MINSK, 1 February (BelTA) – Belarus and Georgia will develop cooperation in trade, agriculture and tourism, Belarus’ Deputy Prime Minister Mikhail Rusy told the media after the meeting of the intergovernmental Belarusian-Georgian commission on economic cooperation on 31 January, BelTA has learned. “Belarus-Georgia trade and economic relations and cooperation in the humanitarian, cultural and tourism sectors have been vibrant in the past two years. Rational approaches have been...
24 January 2018
MINSK, 24 January (BelTA) – The election commissions have accredited 10,500 domestic observers for the elections of the 28th convocation municipal councils of deputies, BelTA learned from Chairwoman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus Lidia Yermoshina on 23 January. The Belarusian national youth union BRSM, the public association Belaya Rus, and the Belarusian Public Association of Veterans have the largest numbers of accredited observers. Foreign diplomats, who work...
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