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Uzda District Executive Committee
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24 January 2020
The United States will become the central exhibitor of the 27th installment of the Minsk International Book Fair, Deputy Information Minister Igor Buzovsky told reporters, BelTA has learned.  “The Russian Federation will be the guest of honor and the United States will be the central exhibitor. Due to the fact that the United States was unable to participate as guest of honor last year due to the objective reasons, we will provide them with an opportunity, at their request, to...
15 January 2020
The Belarusian Internal Affairs Ministry has determined quotas for registering applications for refugee status in various regions in 2020, BelTA has learned. The document specifies where applications for refugee status, additional protection, or shelter can be filed in Belarus. A total of 700 applications will be accepted this year. Applications from 120 people can be approved in Brest Oblast, 150 in Vitebsk Oblast, 150 in Gomel Oblast, 90 in Grodno Oblast, 110 in Minsk Oblast, and...
9 January 2020
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed the decrees to award the Spiritual Revival award and special prizes to art luminaries, BelTA learned from the Belarusian leader's press service. Five Spiritual Revival awards will be bestowed upon groups of workers and representatives of religious associations for their humanitarian activities in 2019. The award will be conferred to the head of the parish of St. Mary Magdalene Church of the city of Minsk, Archpriest Ivan Khoroskevich...
4 January 2020
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko declared open the 16th edition of the International Christmas Amateur Ice Hockey Tournament for the Prize of the President of Belarus and the national junior ice hockey competition Golden Puck in Minsk on 3 January, BelTA learned. “In these New Year's days, during this festive season Minsk is literally living and breathing by star hockey.  The International Christmas Amateur Ice Hockey Tournament for the Prize of the President of Belarus has...
24 December 2019
The Stolbtsy-based division of Minsk Motor Plant (MMZ trademark) is about to commission an enterprise to make high-precision, high-tenacity cast iron products. The project’s cost is close to $25 million, the company’s press service told BelTA. The small-series cold hardening shop smelt the first batch of metal in December. The manufacturing division will satisfy MMZ’s demand for high-precision cast work. The division will also be able to take orders from other companies,...
19 December 2019
Small businesses account for 40% of the tax revenues the Minsk Oblast budget receives, BelTA learned from Deputy Chairman of the Minsk Oblast Executive Committee Nikolai Rogashchuk. The deputy head of the oblast administration said: “Small and medium business vigorously develops in Minsk Oblast. For three years in a row we’ve been the best region in terms of entrepreneurship development. Last year small business contributed over 33% of the gross regional product. This year we...
10 December 2019
The Minsk agreements remain the only tool to resolve the conflict in the Donbass, political scientist Yuri Shevtsov told the media, BelTA has learned. The expert stressed that the Minsk agreements are still on the agenda. There is no abandoning them. This is the only tool to resolve the situation in the south-east of Ukraine. It was the Minsk agreements that put an end to the active phase of the war in the Donbass. There is no alternative to them yet, and there is no looking for it. We...
3 December 2019
The CIS Plenipotentiaries Council is expected to convene in Minsk on 3 December, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee. The experts will harmonize a joint plan of activities of the CIS Executive Committee, the CIS Council of Permanent Representatives and the Economic Affairs Commission at the CIS Economic Council to implement the instructions pursuant to the decisions adopted at the meetings of the CIS Council of Heads of State (11 October), the CIS Heads...
26 November 2019
Belarus’ Minsk Oblast and Sughd Province of Tajikistan have expressed readiness to strengthen cooperation through setting up joint companies, First Deputy Chairman of the Minsk Oblast Executive Committee Igor Makar said as he met with Governor of Sughd Province Rajabboy Ahmadzoda, BelTA has learned. “Our future prospects are in setting up joint ventures,” said Igor Makar. “We have modern scientific institutes, a well-developed meat and dairy industry, light industry, and...
19 November 2019
Furniture manufacturers affiliated with the Belarusian timber, woodworking, pulp and paper industry concern Bellesbumprom are showcasing their latest products at Mebel 2019 in Moscow, the largest furniture expo in Eastern Europe. The event opened in the Russian capital on 18 November, BelTA learned from the press service of Bellesbumprom. Bellesbumprom is represented by its major companies such as Pinskdrev Holding Company, Molodechnomebel, Gomel Furniture Factory Progress, Slonimmebel,...

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24 January 2020
Thanks to the implementation of applied research projects for foreign clients, the export of services by the Institute of Economics of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) exceeded $120,000 in 2019, BelTA learned from director of the institute Valery Belsky who received the Doctor of Economic Sciences diploma from the Belarusian president on 23 January. “In 2019 the institute carried out about 30 large-scale fundamental and applied research projects. Three of them...
15 January 2020
The National Art Museum of Belarus invites visitors to take part in the Museum Selfie Day 2020, BelTA learned from the museum.  Launched six years ago the Museum Selfie Day trend has gone worldwide. This initiative is held every third Wednesday of January. On this day thousands of people pull out their smartphones and capture themselves with their favorite museum exhibits using special tags. “We invite visitors to take selfies in the National Art Museum and share photos in their...
9 January 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 Parliament. After that the Council of the European Union will be able to officially complete the ratification of both agreements. The Belarusian parliament will also have to ratify the agreements. The...
4 January 2020
Greetings to Eastern Orthodox Christians Dear compatriots, I wish you a Merry Christmas. The greatness of this holiday fills our hearts with special spiritual joy, helps us find our way to the church, and highlights the Christian commandments as a moral guideline for the society. Eastern Orthodox traditions unite people, help countries and peoples to live in peace and accord. This magnificent time reminds everybody about the true value of the family,...
24 December 2019
It is important to show care and kindness to all kids during the New Year holidays, Belarus’ Education Minister Igor Karpenko said as he met with students of Mogilev state vocational training school of woodworking for juvenile delinquents No.2 on 21 December, BelTA has learned. Twelve students of the vocational training school – best students and orphans visited the All Saints Memorial Church as part of the Our Children charity campaign. They were taken on a tour around the church...
10 December 2019
The celebration of the 75th anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 will be one of the central themes in humanitarian events of the Commonwealth of Independent States in 2020, BelTA learned from Mikhail Shvydkoi, Co-Chairman of the Board of the CIS Interstate Humanitarian Cooperation Foundation, the Russian president’s special representative for international cultural cooperation, on 9 December. A joint session of the CIS Humanitarian Cooperation Council and...
3 December 2019
The CIS Plenipotentiaries Council is expected to convene in Minsk on 3 December, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee. The experts will harmonize a joint plan of activities of the CIS Executive Committee, the CIS Council of Permanent Representatives and the Economic Affairs Commission at the CIS Economic Council to implement the instructions pursuant to the decisions adopted at the meetings of the CIS Council of Heads of State (11 October), the CIS Heads...
26 November 2019
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko will be on a working trip to Kyrgyzstan on 27-28 November. The Belarusian head of state is to take part in a session of the Collective Security Council of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. The summit will start with a narrow-participation session to be followed by a plenary session that will be attended by heads of the foreign ministries, defense ministries and...
19 November 2019
Partnership of the state and the private sector in the sphere of innovations is a necessary condition for the dynamic development of the country. Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Rumas made the statement during the opening ceremony of the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) on 18 November, BelTA has learned. The head of government noted that innovations are the main theme of the forum this year. “The dynamic development of our country needs an effective partnership of the state and the...
12 November 2019
Early voting to choose members of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the seventh convocation commenced in Belarus on 12 November, BelTA has learned.  In line with the election plan, early voting will run through 16 November. Belarusians will be able to cast their votes from 10:00 till 14:00 and from 16:00 till 19:00.  Some 5,831 polling stations were set up in Belarus. Early voting will not be administered at polling stations set up at sanatoriums,...

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