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31 March 2020
The Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission would like governments of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states to arrange prompt consultations on the restrictions they intend to introduce due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BelTA learned from the commission’s website. Governments of the EAEU member states are advised to promptly arrange preliminary consultations at the level of members of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission to discuss draft regulatory acts on...
25 March 2020
Belarus has undertaken adequate measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Systemic actions are determinative in the fight against the virus, Igor Zelenkevich, who was Healthcare Minister in Belarus in 1997-2001, said in an interview to the ONT TV channel, BelTA has learned. “I am deeply convinced that Italy or other European countries have the most modern medical equipment and technology. In this case, however, it is the systemic actions that determine whether...
18 March 2020
The CIS Intergovernmental Foundation for Educational, Scientific and Cultural Cooperation (IFESCCO) has postponed its events because of coronavirus, BelTA has learned from the press service of the foundation. “Due to the difficult epidemiological situation the events planned for March with the IFESCCO support are postponed for an indefinite period,” the foundation said. The ceremonial opening of the program “Shymkent – the CIS Capital of Culture”, the CIS theater festival...
11 March 2020
Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei has talked to European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi over the phone, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told BelTA. The sides exchanged opinions about topical aspects of cooperation, including cooperation within the framework of the Eastern Partnership Initiative and the development of the joint legal base. Vladimir Makei and Oliver Varhelyi also discussed the schedule of...
4 March 2020
Belarus is ready to operate the nuclear power plant, Mikhail Chudakov, IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Nuclear Energy, told the Belarus 1 TV channel on 3 March, BelTA has learned. Belarus is hosting an Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR 3) mission of the International Atomic Energy Agency. The mission started working in Belarus on 24 February. On 5 March it will announce its preliminary findings. "The country is ready to operate the nuclear power...
26 February 2020
MINSK, 26 February (BelTA) – The IBU Open European Championships will kick off in the Raubichi Olympic Center near Minsk on 26 February, BelTA has learned. The solemn opening ceremony is scheduled for 11:00. The championships will begin at 13:00 with the Men Super Sprint Qualification. Belarus will be represented by Viktar Kryuko, Raman Yaliotnau, Anton Smolski, Mikita Labastau, Sergei Bocharnikov, and Maksim Varabei. The women's event will feature Belarusian biathletes Iryna Kryuko, Hanna...
20 February 2020
MINSK(BelTA) – The Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Ministry is working on a national action plan on preservation and sustainable use of biological diversity in 2021-2025, the ministry's press service told BelTA. The ministry's Biological and Landscape Diversity Office is working on the draft action plan. The document is being worked out taking into account the Biological Diversity Convention and other international environmental protection agreements. The document is meant...
5 February 2020
MINSK, (BelTA) – The organizers of the 2nd European Games have received a special prize AIPS Europe at the 83rd AIPS Congress which is underway in Budapest, Hungary on 3-6 February, BelTA learned from Chairwoman of the Belarusian Sports Media Association Anastasia Marinina. The award for the organizers of the 2019 European Games recognizes a high level of working conditions created for the press at the multi-sport event. The award will go to the museum of the National Olympic Committee....
29 January 2020
MINSK (BelTA) – The average carrying capacity of BelAZ haul trucks sold in 2019 has reached a record high of 123 tonnes, the press service of the Belarusian automobile engineering company BelAZ told BelTA. The average carrying capacity of sold dump trucks amounted to 123 tonnes, which is the highest annual figure on record in the entire history of the company, the press service said. The top sellers were haul trucks with the carrying capacity of 110-130 tonnes (27%), 220-240 tonnes (24%),...
22 January 2020
MINSK(BelTA) – Plans are in place to set up hi-tech parks in Baranovichi, Borisov, Bobruisk, Orsha and Molodechno, Chairman of Belarus' State Committee on Science and Technology Aleksandr Shumilin told a press conference in Minsk on 21 January, BelTA has learned. “Belarus is actively developing its innovative infrastructure. At the moment it boasts 16 hi-tech parks and nine technology transfer centers. Hi-tech parks have been set up in all the provincial centers of our country, and also...

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31 March 2020
More than Br4 billion was invested in the development of Gomel Oblast’s economy in 2019, 16% up from 2018, BelTA learned from Gomel Oblast Governor Gennady Solovei at a session of the Gomel Oblast Council of Deputies. The session was held to review the performance of the oblast administration in 2019. The southeast region of the country is home to over 300 companies with foreign capital from 32 countries. In 2019 foreign direct investments exceeded $196 million, including $77 million...
25 March 2020
There are no grounds for COVID-19 panic in Belarus, Deputy Health Minister Yelena Bogdan told reporters, BelTA has learned. “The situation is completely under control. There are no reasons for panic. Twenty-two people have tested negative and have completed or are completing treatment,” said Yelena Bogdan. The patient with moderate symptoms is showing positive dynamics. Another case of coronavirus infection was detected in Gomel Oblast yesterday as all severe pneumonia cases are...
18 March 2020
The Belarusian manufacturer of agricultural machines Gomselmash starts shipping 20 grain harvesters KZS-812 to Zimbabwe, BelTA has learned from the press service of Gomselmash. According to the deputy director of the sales and maintenance center Evgeny Mezhenny, the machines will be sent in several shipments within two weeks. Five harvesters will be shipped on 17 March. Another five will be dispatched at the end of the week and the remaining ten - next week. Two ports will be used for...
11 March 2020
The international digital competence center Skolkovo-Korall will be opened in the new technology park Korall which will start operating in Gomel in May, director of the Investment Promotion Agency Andrei Bobovich told reporters, BelTA has learned. "Initially we have determined three competencies of new professions for students: 3D modeling and 3D prototyping, mobile robotics and internet of things in everyday life. The center will provide the opportunities for students to study and...
4 March 2020
Aurochs have been returned to Belarus as part of the initiative to restore biodiversity of floodplain meadows in Zhitkovichi District, BelTA learned during a press conference in the district. The initiative has been implemented since 2017 in line with the UNDP project. Fifteen bulls of the Heck cattle breed were brought to the floodplain meadows of the Pogost natural area (the Srednyaya Pripyat nature reserve) from the Latvian national park Kemeri. According to specialists, this breed...
11 February 2020
 GOMEL (BelTA) – Shares owned by Gomel Oblast authorities in over 30 public joint-stock companies (OAO) are available for sale via auctions or tenders this year, representatives of the State Property Committee of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee told BelTA. Shares of 15 public joint-stock companies are available for sale via auctions. The packages vary from 10.5% to 90.8% of the charter capital. The choice includes agribusiness companies, transport companies, trade and hotel...
5 February 2020
DOBRUSH(BelTA) – The plant to produce cardboard in Dobrush will go operational by the end of 2020, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko told journalists as he visited Dobrush Paper Factory on 4 February, BelTA has learned. “By the end of the year the factory will start working in the routine mode. It will operate at its full capacity,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said. According to him, all the works will be completed mainly by Belarusian enterprises. The equipment will be launched by an...
29 January 2020
GOMEL(BelTA) – The harvester R&D center of the Belarusian agricultural machinery manufacturer OAO Gomselmash tested about 20 samples of new products in 2019, BelTA has learned. The company offers new products every year. The products are made possible thanks to efforts of Gomselmash's harvester R&D center. The product list includes harvesters, power units, and harvester cutter bars. For instance, the division has finished testing the rotary grain harvester KZS-1119R, which will soon be...
15 January 2020
RECHITSA DISTRICT(BelTA) – The Belarusian industrial group Belorusneft has discovered three new deposits of hydrocarbon resources in Rechitsa District, Gomel Oblast, BelTA has learned. The new oil extraction potential was uncovered in the southern block of the Gartsevskoye oil field of the Pripyat Trough. The discovered deposits represent strata of the Sargayev horizon, the Semiluki horizon, and the Voronezh horizon. While probing deposits of the Voronezh horizon over 4,000m below the...
10 January 2020
GOMEL, 10 January (BelTA) – The Belarusian industrial group Belorusneft intends to increase the number of car charging stations all over the country up to 500 in 2021, the company’s press service told BelTA. Belorusneft is working hard to expand the chain of car charging stations. Plans are in place to install about 150 electric vehicle charging stations in Minsk in 2020. As many as 54 stations were commissioned in the nation’s capital last year. A significant number of them were...

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