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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...
15 January 2020
MINSK (BelTA) – Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed decree No.10 on preparing and hosting an ice hockey world championship on 10 January, the press service of the head of state told BelTA. The document was developed taking into account the experience of hosting the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019 and the Match Europe vs USA. The decree provides for an integral approach to dealing with matters concerning preparations for the ice hockey world championship that Belarus and Latvia will...
8 January 2020
MINSK, 8 January (BelTA) – The Republic of Belarus and the European Union have signed agreements on facilitating visa procedures and on readmitting the individuals staying without an authorization, BelTA has learned. The ceremony took place in Brussels, Belgium. The agreements were signed by Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei, Croatian Internal Affairs Minister, Deputy Prime Minister Davor Bozinovic (Croatia presides over the European Council now), and European...
27 December 2019
MINSK (BelTA) – Requirements for hotels and inns and their personnel will be changed in Belarus, the press service of the State Standardization Committee of Belarus told BelTA. The Belarusian State Institute for Standardization and Certification (BelGISS) has come up with a draft new state standard for hotel services. The draft document stipulates the requirements Belarusian hotels have to meet to get a certain number of points. The document applies to virtually all hospitality businesses...
18 December 2019
MINSK(BelTA) – The implementation of three projects within the framework of the European Union's Twinning program may begin in Belarus in 2020, BelTA learned from Head of the Political, Economic, Press and Information Section of the Delegation of the European Union to Belarus Evelina Schulz on 17 December. An official presentation of the second project that will be implemented in Belarus within the framework of the Twinning program took place in Minsk on 17 December. It will be implemented...
11 December 2019
MINSK, 11 December (BelTA) – The 10th edition of the Minsk International Christmas Opera Forum will take place in the Belarusian capital on 12-18 December, First Deputy Director General of the Bolshoi Theater of Belarus Vladimir Rylatko told the media in Minsk on 10 December, BelTA has learned. The forum will be opened by a premiere of the season, Alexander Borodin's epic Prince Igor directed by Galina Galkovskaya and conducted by Alexander Anissimov. On 12 December, the lead male roles...
4 December 2019
BELGRADE (BelTA) – Belarusian companies have signed contracts worth $120 million in Serbia, BelTA learned from Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vladimir Ulakhovich after a Belarusian-Serbian business forum on 3 December. The official said: “The total sum of the contracts that have been signed is roughly $120 million. We are talking about the export of Belarusian products. It is quite a good result because, unfortunately, our trade turnover is rather modest.”...
27 November 2019
SMOLEVICHI DISTRICT (BelTA) – HESS Great Stone, a subsidiary of the Swiss company Carrosserie HESS AG, is implementing a project to produce electric passenger vehicles in the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone. A ceremony to launch the production premises and also to assign it the status of a Great Stone resident company took place on 26 November, BelTA has learned. A modular assembly system is at the heart of the production technology. This mode of transport does not release carbon...
20 November 2019
VITEBSK, 20 November (BelTA) – The organizers of the International Festival of Arts Slavianski Bazaar want to see new artists at the festival. People have been invited to put forward their proposals in social networks, BelTA learned from the organizers of the festival. The artist should be a newcomer to the festival. “We value every opinion, but some things are not possible due to technical capabilities, the seating capacity of venues, and other factors. We ask people to bear this in...
29 October 2019
MINSK, 29 October (BelTA) – A team from Belarus won the international robot technology competition FIRST Global Challenge 2019 in Dubai, BelTA learned from the official website of the competition. A total of 189 teams took part in the event. Belarus was represented by two school students and three university students. FIRST Global Challenge is an annual international robot technology competition. The organizer is the International First Committee Association. This year the theme was Ocean...

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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...
27 December 2019
 GOMEL, 27 December (BelTA) – The Belarusian industrial group Belorusneft is expected to drill over 161,000 meters of rock this year. It will be the highest drilling footage on record in the entire history of drilling in Belarus, the company’s press service told BelTA. The exact figure will be revealed in early January 2020, however, the company is already past 107% of the target. Belorusneft’s Svetlogorsk drilling department is to blame for the new record. In 2018 the team drilled...
18 December 2019
GOMEL (BelTA) – The joint working group on the development of cooperation between Belarus and Russia's Kirov Oblast will convene for a meeting in the Russian region on 19-20 December, Alevtina Saranchuk, the head of the foreign economy department at the Economy Committee of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee, told reporters in Gomel on 16 December, BelTA has learned. The Belarusian delegation will be headed by Gomel Oblast Governor Gennady Solovei. The Gomel Regional Executive Committee...
11 December 2019
GOMEL, 11 December (BelTA) – Representatives of the road maintenance department of the city administration of the Russian city of Magnitogorsk are interested in studying the beautification experience in Gomel, BelTA has learned. A delegation from the Russian city of Magnitogorsk is in Gomel in order to get familiar with the local practices of maintenance and beautification of territories. Accomplishments of Gomel housing and utility services enterprises are in the center of attention. The...
4 December 2019
GOMEL (BelTA) – OOO Belorusneft-Siberia has won a tender to perform repair operations in the South Tambeiskoye gas condensate field, the company's press service told BelTA. The gas condensate field is located on the eastern shore of the Yamal Peninsula in Russia. The proven reserves are estimated at 926 billion m3 of natural gas. OAO Yamal LNG takes care of natural gas extraction, liquefaction, and deliveries. It is a joint venture established by PAO Novatek, the French concern TOTAL, the...
26 November 2019
GOMEL, 26 November (BelTA) – Younger generations should remember the lessons of the Great Patriotic War, Gomel Mayor Piotr Kirichenko stressed as he took part in an event to mark the 76th anniversary of the liberation of Gomel from the Nazi invaders, BelTA has learned. Taking part in the event at the Eternal Flame were senior officials of the city of Gomel and Gomel Oblast, war and labor veterans, members of the underground and partisan movement, military units, representatives of...
21 November 2019
GOMEL, 21 November (BelTA) – Three hospitals of Gomel Oblast have received grants worth a total of $217,000 to buy medical equipment under Japan's Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Program. Gomel Oblast Children's Teaching Hospital hosted a handover ceremony of medical equipment on 21 November, BelTA has learned. The hospital used the $80,400 grant to buy a system for videoimage endoscopy for its endoscopy unit. The Japanese Grassroots program has been running...
30 October 2019
MINSK, 30 October (BelTA) – Mozyr Oil Refinery is going through the largest and lengthiest overhaul in the company's history, BelTA has learned. According to Mozyr Oil Refinery's Facebook page, the volume and the extent of the current repairs exceed those of any of the previous repair campaigns by far. More than half of the work has already been done. More than 1,000 specialists from 17 construction and repair companies of Belarus, Russia, and Germany are working at various facilities in...
22 October 2019
GOMEL, 22 October (BelTA) – A memorandum of intent to establish twinning links between Belarus' Gomel and China's Handan (Hebei Province) was signed at the meeting of Gomel Oblast Governor Gennady Solovei with a Chinese delegation on 22 October, BelTA has learned. The document was signed by Gomel Mayor Piotr Kirichenko and Handan Deputy Mayor Wu Jinliang. Gennady Solovei expressed confidence that the memorandum will facilitate mutually beneficial cooperation across multiple areas. All in...

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