20 August 2018
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has appointed new government members. The personnel decisions were announced by the Belarusian head of state, BelTA has learned.
Sergei Rumas who had chaired the Development Bank of Belarus was appointed prime minister.
Alexander Turchin who had been head of the Council of Ministers Office was named first deputy prime minister. Igor Lyashenko was appointed deputy prime minister. “He is away on business now; he is in touch with the situation....
15 August 2018
The Information Ministry is busy working on a resolution on national television content. Belarusian Information Minister Alexander Karlyukevich made the relevant statement on the air of the TV channel STV, BelTA has learned.
The official noted that the renewed mass media law is sufficient for making up one’s mind about what the national television product is. “A number of bylaws will be developed to supplement the law. A Council of Ministers resolution dedicated solely to national...
6 August 2018
MINSK, 6 August (BelTA) – Belarus has resumed cement exports, Belarus’ Architecture and Construction Minister Anatoly Cherny said in an interview to the STV Channel on 5 August, BelTA informs.
Belarus faced the lack of cement on the domestic market in May-June 2018 due to its volume being almost sold out, the minister said. Importers began to increase the price on the domestic market, and the consumer demand for the Belarusian product, which price did not change, went up....
26 July 2018
MINSK, 26 July (BelTA) – Registration to join the 2nd European Games MINSK 2019 volunteer program will be open till 1 April 2019, Nadezhda Anisovets, a manager for volunteer, cultural and educational programs at the Directorate of the 2nd European Games MINSK 2019, told the media, BelTA has learned.
According to Nadezhda Anisovets, over 9,000 applications have been submitted. “Now the registration system is processing applications from volunteers from 52 countries. Most active are...
17 July 2018
MINSK, 17 July (BelTA) – The constructive dialogue and the exchange of the best practices between Belarusian and Russian investigation bodies contributes a lot to the development of work methods. The statement was made by Chairman of Belarus’ Investigative Committee Ivan Noskevich as he met with Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia Alexander Bastrykin, BelTA has learned.
The meeting took place at premises of the Investigative Committee of Russia in Moscow on 16 July....
7 July 2018
MINSK, 7 July (BelTA) – A dairy farm built using the Belarusian
technologies in Sakhalin Oblast of Russia is to come on stream in 2018,
Belarusian Deputy Agriculture and Food Minister Igor Brylo told a press
conference in Minsk on 6 July, BelTA learned. “We are building a
dairy farm on Russia’s Sakhalin Island. We are planning to launch it
this year. The cattle have already been selected. We are now working on
the delivery plans,” Igor Brylo said. “Mongolia, Moldova...
28 June 2018
MINSK, 28 June (BelTA) – Additional extra-budgetary funds are to be allocated for the development of customs infrastructure in Belarus. This is envisaged in Decree No. 256 signed by Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, BelTA learnt from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
The new decree introduces amendments to Decree No. 278 as of 2 June 2009 “On conditions of additional financing of customs and border services”. In line with the new decree, profits of the...
21 June 2018
MINSK, 21 June (BelTA) – The Year of Native Land has been extended to include 2018-2020. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has signed the relevant decree, the press service of the Belarusian leader told BelTA.
The document is designed to stimulate the social and economic development of the regions, encourage active citizenship among members of the general public, and preserve the historical, cultural, and spiritual legacy.
The Council of Ministers has been instructed to get...
13 June 2018
MOSCOW, 13 June (BelTA) – The Union State Council of Ministers meeting will take place in Moscow on 13 June. The Belarusian delegation will be led by Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov, BelTA has learned. The agenda includes 14 issues. The focus will be on trade and economic cooperation between Belarus and Russia. The Council of Ministers will consider forecast demand and supply balance sheets on the most important food products of the Union State and the implementation of the Union State...
1 June 2018
DUSHANBE, 1 June (BelTA) – A meeting of the CIS Heads of Government Council will take place in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on 1 June, BelTA has learned.
The Belarusian delegation will be led by Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov.
The CIS Heads of Government Council meeting will be held in the governmental residence under the chairmanship of Tajikistan’s Prime Minister Kokhir Rasulzoda on 1 June. The agenda of the meeting includes 14 issues aimed at expanding and strengthening economic,...