27 September 2021
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko received a detailed report from Agriculture and Food Minister Ivan Krupko in the morning on 24 September. The report described the situation in agriculture caused by unfavorable weather, the press service of the Belarusian leader told BelTA.
The prolonged sowing of winter crops and the slow harvesting of potatoes were the main problems on the agenda. Slowdowns in sugar beet harvesting and the harvesting of maize for silage in some areas were also...
3 September 2021
In 2021-2025 the Belarusian peat industry is set to extract about 11 million tonnes of peat and to produce 6.5 million tonnes of products, Director General of the state enterprise Beltopgaz, member of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Aleksei Kushnarenko told the media, BelTA learned the press service of the Energy Ministry.
The industry-wide program for the comprehensive modernization of the peat industry for 2021-2025 is now in progress. Promising areas...
2 September 2021
Belarus plans to raise the rate of municipal solid waste recycling to 90% in 2035, Maksim Tarasov, the deputy head of the directorate for waste management, biological and landscape diversity - head of the department for waste management at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of Belarus, told the media in Minsk on 1 September, BelTA has learned.
“The national strategy provides for raising the recycling rate of solid municipal waste to 64% by 2025, 70% - by...
1 September 2021
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has extended the Knowledge Day greetings, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
“1 September is a special date on the calendar. On the first day of autumn we all feel enthusiastic drive, recalling our school and college years - a wonderful time of finding wise mentors and true friends, the first romantic experiences, the choice of profession and the path of life,” the message of greetings reads.
The head of state...
30 August 2021
Belarus takes the example of China in setting up state corporations, Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandr Subbotin said in an interview on a YouTube channel, BelTA has learned.
Speaking about the plans to transform the Belarusian state food industry concern Belgospishcheprom into a state corporation, the deputy prime minister said: “This issue has been discussed for a long time already. Times are changing and we also need to transform to be more successful and efficient....
27 August 2021
Experts of the European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group (ENSREG) are expected to visit the site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant on 31 August – 2 September, the press service of the Belarusian Energy Ministry told BelTA.
According to the source, ENSREG experts will work at the site of the Belarusian nuclear power plant as part of the second phase of the peer review of the national action plan, which was put together as a result of stress tests of the nuclear power plant. The...
26 August 2021
Belarus has enough vaccines against COVID-19, Deputy Healthcare Minister Dmitry Cherednichenko told BelTA.
“The immunization program continues in Belarus. There are enough vaccines in the country. Vaccination is voluntary. Healthcare professionals explain the importance of getting a shot,” Dmitry Cherednichenko said.
The deputy minister recalled that a million doses of the Chinese vaccine against COVID-19 will be delivered to Belarus in early September. The documents to purchase...
24 August 2021
Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko has had a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Mikhail Mishustin, BelTA learned from the press service of the government.
“In the follow-up to the Belarus-Russia talks held in Cholpon-Ata, the Kyrgyz Republic, on 19 August, the heads of government discussed trade and economic cooperation, as well as joint projects in various fields,” the press service informed.
Roman Golovchenko and Mikhail Mishustin paid special...
20 August 2021
Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko held a working meeting with Russian counterpart Mikhail Mishustin in Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan, BelTA has learned.
The heads of government discussed topical issues of bilateral cooperation.
The meeting took place on the sidelines of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council meeting running in Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan on 19-20 August.
19 August 2021
Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko summed up results of the country’s social and economic development in H1 2021 at a session of the Council of Ministers, BelTA has learned.
Roman Golovchenko said: “Four out of the six performance indicators of the government and the central bank were secured in H1 2021. The resulting indicator of performance of the entire economy – real disposable income of the population – rose by 3.5% in January-May or above the projections. Te...