2 December 2022
“University admission should not be a lottery or a fortuitous combination of circumstances for individual applicants,” the head of state said.
25 November 2022
GOMEL, 25 November (BelTA) – At the meeting to discuss the development of the agricultural industry of Gomel Oblast on 25 November Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko explained what freedom and independence mean for the Belarusian people, BelTA has learned. “Believe me, we are living in a crunch time: either we retain our state, or we need to consider other options, but count me out in the latter case. We have been nurturing our state for 30 years because we wanted our children...
18 November 2022
MINSK, 18 November (BelTA) – Belarus saw stable recovery trends in its economy in January-October 2022, Belarusian Economy Minister Aleksandr Chervyakov said during his visit to Bobruisk District on 17 November, BelTA learned from the press service of the Economy Ministry. The economy minister delivered a report on the current situation and the main tendencies in the social and economic development of the country to the Belshina personnel. According to Aleksandr Chervyakov, in spite of...
11 November 2022
The labor and social security minister confirmed that the social security fund is posting a surplus and has enough resources. Therefore there was a proposal to index labor pensions. The head of state supported the proposal. “Thank you for supporting our proposal to raise pensions by 5%,” Irina Kostevich said.
3 November 2022
"There we are having a special, solemn ceremony. On behalf of Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko, we celebrate the best representatives of the country's labor collectives. Such ceremonies are a great opportunity to appreciate professionals, to thank them for their creative work and commitment.
28 October 2022
MINSK, 28 October (BelTA) – Belarus’ Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko put forth Belarus’ initiatives in the CIS as he spoke at the meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of Government in Astana, BelTA has learned. “In order to comprehensively strengthen the Commonwealth, Belarus has recently come up with a number of new proposals. Thus, last year, under the Belarusian presidency, we were able to speed up the reconciliation process of the draft free trade agreement in services, which...
20 October 2022
MINSK, 20 October (BelTA) – Justice should be at the heart of the concept of price control and regulation, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a meeting in the Palace of Independence on 20 October, BelTA has learned. "Yesterday I talked to the first deputy prime minister [Nikolai Snopkov], who is in charge of this effort. Everyone has been tasked with drawing up measures to control and regulate prices. I want you to hear that. We need to develop price controls. As for the...
12 October 2022
MINSK, 12 October (BelTA) - Russian companies almost doubled the volume of transactions at the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE), BelTA learned from the BUCE press service. In January-September 2022, the amount of transactions made by residents of the Russian Federation at the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange amounted to $155 million, which was 1.8 times than in the same period a year prior and 11% more than in the entire year of 2021. Most popular commodities...
6 October 2022
“I expect effective proposals from the government and the National Bank to curb the price growth. The task number one is to ensure single-digit inflation next year (some 7-8%),” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
30 September 2022
Belarusians have never attacked anyone and never will, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he accepted credentials of ambassadors of foreign countries on 30 September, BelTA has learned. Receiving the credentials of foreign ambassadors, the head of state noted that their diplomatic work begins at a landmark period for the Belarusians. Belarus has recently marked its youngest public holiday - the Day of People's Unity. “The Belarusians have never attacked anyone in...