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Minsk National Airport to finish renovating first runway in 2027
The renovation of the first runway in Minsk National Airport will be finished in 2027, Director General of Minsk National Airport Vyacheslav Khoroneko told the Respublika newspaper, BelTA has learned. “We have drawn up the development concept of Minsk National Airport for the next five...
FEZ Minsk raises over $118m in foreign investment in H1 2020
In January-June 2020 the free economic zone Minsk received more than $118 million in foreign investment, of which 85% was direct foreign investment, BelTA learned from the FEZ Minsk administration. Foreign direct investment on a net basis amounted to $69.4 million, a 76% increase over the...
A clinic for 250 visits per shift is planned to be built in Smolevichi
An object will be erected in the new North-West microdistrict of the city. It is reported by MLYN.BY with reference to the deputy chairman of Smolevichi region executive committee Nikolai Paramonov. In one building there will be both an adult and a children's clinic. — The current city...
Workplaces and technologies - the “Torch” project has started in the Great Stone
A solemn ceremony of laying the symbolic stone of the Torch project of the Chinese Sinomach Corporation took place in the Sino-Belorussian Industrial Park Great Stone. The event was attended by the administration of the industrial park, representatives of Belarusian...
Minsk to join Earth Hour on 28 March
This year's Earth Hour will be observed on 28 March. The Minsk City Committee of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection posted a message on its website, calling on Minsk residents to join the campaign and switch off their lights for an hour from 20:30 till 21:30,...
Inflation in Belarus at 0.2% in August
In August 2020 the index of consumer prices for goods and services totaled 100.2% as against July 2020 and 103.8% as against December 2019, BelTA learned from the National Statistics Committee of Belarus. In August the base index of consumer prices, which rules out changes in prices for...
Number of furniture makers in Belarus doubles over past five years
The number of furniture manufacturers has more than doubled in Belarus, Chairman of the Belarusian timber, woodworking, pulp and paper industry concern Bellesbumprom Mikhail Kasko said at a meeting of the Presidium of the Council of Ministers on 18 August, BelTA learned from Bellesbumprom...
Belarus relaxes rules of stay for visitors
Amendments to the law on the legal status of foreign citizens and stateless persons will come into force on 1 July. People who enter the country and intend to stay for up to ten days will no longer have to get registered with the police or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, representatives of the...
Plastic waste generation per person at 29.4kg in Belarus
Belarusians annually dispose of 280,000 tonnes of plastic waste, which is 29.4kg per capita, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Ministry.
A.Lukashenko in favor of stimulating electricity consumption in households
It is necessary to stimulate electricity consumptions in households, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the meeting to discuss the draft decree “On the repayment of expenses attributed to the supply of electricity to the housing stock.” “Additional volumes of electricity...
A.Lukashenko meets with Belarus' Emergencies Minister V.Vashchenko
There is a high risk of wildfires in Belarus because of dry weather, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Emergencies Minister Vladimir Vashchenko on 9 April, BelTA informs. “As I've already said, we are such people who are sometimes too much focused on one problem...
Armenia eager to cooperate with Belarus in high technology
Armenia is interested in cooperation with Belarus in high technology, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Armen Ghevondyan told BelTA ahead of a meeting with representatives of the Belarusian business circles in the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Belarus-EU visa facilitation agreement expected to come into force in June 2020
The agreements on facilitating visa requirements and on readmission may come into force in June 2020, representatives of the European Union Delegation to Belarus told BelTA. The source said: “After the agreements were signed today, they will be forwarded for endorsement to the European...
Belarus to set up united business promotion authority
Belarus is working to set up a united business promotion organization, Deputy Economy Minister Dmitry Matusevich told the STV channel, BelTA has learned. “Work is underway to draft a regulatory act to establish a united specialized business promotion organization that will be...
Belarusian Finance Ministry to come up with measures to minimize tax maneuver consequences
MINSK, 18 December (BelTA) – The Belarusian Finance Ministry will work out measures to minimize the consequences the Belarusian economy may experience due to the new Russian oil industry taxation scheme, BelTA learned from Belarusian Deputy Finance Minister Dmitry Kiyko on 18 December....
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