2 May 2016
Belarusian and Lithuanian cultural workers will share the best practices. The possibility is stipulated by the program on cooperation in cultural affairs between the Belarusian Culture Ministry and the Lithuanian Culture Ministry in 2016-2017. The document was signed by Belarusian Culture Minister Boris Svetlov and Lithuanian Culture Minister Sarunas Birutis in Vilnius on 29 April, BelTA has learned. According to Boris Svetlov, Belarusians are interested in the experience of restoration of...
26 April 2016
MINSK, 26 April (BelTA) – The Belarusian virtual museum on the Chernobyl disaster will open on 26 April to mark the 30th anniversary of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, BelTA learnt from the Belarusian Office of the Russian-Belarusian Information Center on the Impact of the Accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant under the Institute of Radiation. The goal of the project dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the accident is to preserve the memory about the...
22 April 2016
MINSK, 22 April (BelTA) - Belarus is considering the establishment of an institution of a national coordinator that would help organize and record progress made on the Sustainable Development Goals, Belarus Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said when speaking at the high-level debate of the UN General Assembly on achieving sustainable development goals, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. That would allow the country to conduct...
1 April 2016
MINSK, 1 April (BelTA) – The National Tourism Agency of Belarus and the Russian Federal Agency for Tourism (Rostourism) are expected to sign an agreement on cooperation. The matter is on the agenda of the visit of the Rostourism delegation to Belarus, BelTA learnt from the press service of the Belarusian Sport and Tourism Ministry. The visit is scheduled for 5-6 April. The delegation that is to be led by Rostourism head Oleg Safonov will comprise representatives of travel business and...
14 March 2016
MINSK, 14 March (BelTA) – Belarus’ Permanent Representative to the United Nations Andrei Dapkiunas met with President of the General Assembly of the United Nations Mogens Lykketoft at the UN headquarters on 11 March 2016 to discuss the progress in the preparation of a number of upcoming General Assembly events, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Minsitry of Foreign Affairs.
3 March 2016
Belarus and the Council of Europe are mapping out ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told BelTA after a meeting between Permanent Representative of Belarus to the European Union, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Belgium Andrei Yevdochenko and Italian MP and PACE rapporteur on Belarus Andrea Rigoni that took place on 2 March.
22 February 2016
Over 20 new technical regulations are in development in the Customs Union, BelTA learned from Chairman of the State Standardization Committee of Belarus Viktor Nazarenko during the Committee's session on 19 February.
19 February 2016
Fifth-year students of the Energy Department of the Belarusian National Technical University are going through undergraduate training at the Smolensk nuclear power plant, BelTA learned from the Information and Public RelatiFifth-year students of the Energy Department of the Belarusian National Technical University are going through undergraduate training at the Smolensk nuclear power plant, BelTA learned from the Information and Public Relations Department of the Smolensk nuclear power plant.ons Department of the Smolensk nuclear power plant.
8 February 2016
Belarus and Russia are set to continue strengthening bilateral cooperation in all fields. The agreement was reached during the meeting between Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and Russia President Vladimir Putin in Sochi on 5 February, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
3 February 2016
Belarusian agribusiness operators, who will carry out projects outlined by the government program on agribusiness development in Belarus in 2016-2020, will get state support in the form of preferential loans. The statement was made by Prime Minister of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov during the session of the Council of Ministers Presidium held on 2 February to discuss agriculture development prospects, BelTA has learned.