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19 January 2021
MINSK, 19 January (BelTA) – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) are teaming up to support migrants in Belarus amid the COVID-19 pandemic, BelTA learned from the UNDP office in Belarus. The partnership aims to counter the stigma and discrimination that migrants may face in the context of COVID-19 through information work and programs with concrete measures for better integration of migrants into society and, as a result,...
13 January 2021
MINSK, 13 January (BelTA) - The first power unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant has reached 100% capacity, BelTA learned from the press service of the Energy Ministry. "The first unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant reached the nominal capacity at 19.57 on 12 January," the press service informed. The thermal capacity of the unit is 3200MW and the electric capacity is 1170MW. According to the press service, static and dynamic tests will continue in line with the stage-by-stage...
5 January 2021
MINSK, 5 January (BelTA) – Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed decree No.1 on declaring the year 2021 the Year of People's Unity. The decision was made for the sake of consolidating the society, rallying the Belarusian nation on the basis of ideas of the country's sovereignty and independence, the press service of the head of state told BelTA. In line with the presidential decree the Council of Ministers will work together with the oblast administrations and the Minsk City...
29 December 2020
MINSK, 29 December (BelTA) – Belarus' Healthcare Ministry, Russia's Ministry of Health and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) have announced the start of the COVID-19 vaccination program in Belarus. The first batch of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V has arrived in Belarus today, BelTA learned from the press service of the Healthcare Ministry. Belarus' Healthcare Minister Dmitry Pinevich noted that "immunization plays an essential role in the fight against the epidemiological process....
23 December 2020
GOMEL, 23 December (BelTA) - The Belarusian harvester manufacturer Gomselmash shipped another batch of 30 SKD sets of the grain harvester KZS-10 MAX to Kazakhstan at the beginning of the week, BelTA learned from the press service of the company. Last summer the Belarusian company shipped more than 70 vehicle sets KZS-10 MAX to Kazakhstan, acting First Deputy Director for Sales and Services of Gomselmash Dmitry Afanasyev said. The innovations of this model were liked by the agrarians of...
17 December 2020
MINSK, 17 December (BelTA) - The national strategy Active Longevity 2030 provides conditions for social involvement and full participation of the elderly in the life of the society, Tatyana Fyodorova, head of the main department of social services and social assistance at the Labor and Social Security Ministry told the media on 16 December, BelTA has learned. “People over 65 years old account for 15.4% of the total population in Belarus, and this figure is growing. According to forecasts,...
11 December 2020
MINSK, 11 December (BelTA) - Belarus has restricted departure across land borders amid the coronavirus pandemic. Resolution No. 705 of the Council of Ministers of 7 December "On amending the Council of Ministers' Resolution No. 208 of 8 April 2020 and Resolution No. 624 of 30 October 2020" was published on the National Legal Internet Portal on 10 December, BelTA has learned. The document has been adopted to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 infection. "Crossing of the state border of the...
2 December 2020
MINSK, 2 December (BelTA) – The amount of electricity used by electric cars in Belarus has increased by four times within one year, the press service of the Belarusian industrial group Belorusneft told BelTA. Belorusneft is the national operator in charge of building and running a chain of electric vehicle charging stations in the country. According to the source, electric vehicles represent one of the few industries that demonstrated growth in Belarus and the world as a whole in 2020....
27 November 2020
MINSK, 27 November (BelTA) – The exposition of Belarusian manufacturers Made in Belarus was on display at the Cairo International Exhibition for Information and Communication Technology (Cairo ICT 2020) which took place in Cairo on 22-25 November, BelTA learned from the Belarusian embassy in Egypt. Cairo ICT is a key technology event in IT for transportation, engineering, banking and financial services, healthcare, education, energy, and security. This year the exhibition gathered more than...
18 November 2020
MINSK, 18 November (BelTA) - The Council of Ministers issued Resolution No.648 of on 16 November 2020 to approve the calendar of national exhibitions of Belarus in foreign countries in 2021. The document was officially published on the National Legal Internet portal on 18 November, BelTA has learned. According to the document, Belarus will hold national exhibitions at the FHA International Food & Beverage Exhibition in Singapore, the ITB Berlin International Travel Trade Show and ZITF...

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20 January 2021
GOMEL, 20 January (BelTA) – The Belarusian harvester manufacturer Gomselmash and AgromashHolding KZ of Kazakhstan plan to expand the line-up of agricultural vehicles produced in Kazakhstan, BelTA learned from the Gomselmash website. Kazakhstan's largest agricultural machinery company, AgromashHolding KZ posted a 1.7-increase in the output in 2020. The company produced 429 grain harvesters and tractors in 2019 and 730 units in 2020. “In addition to the ESSIL harvesters, which have already...
14 January 2021
KORMA (BelTA) – Providing aid to the Korma Central District Hospital, cooperation for the sake of developing a local flax-processing plant, recreation opportunities for Korma District kids in Austria and other matters were discussed as top officials of the Korma District administration met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Austria to Belarus Aloisia Worgetter on 13 January, BelTA has learned. According to Deputy Chairwoman of the Korma District Executive Committee Natalya...
6 January 2021
GOMEL, 6 January (BelTA) – The first batch of metal products the Belarusian steel mill BMZ exported on 1 January 2021 will be delivered to Spain, BelTA has learned. A customer in Biscay Province, Spain will receive a batch of rolled metal products, which are intended for automobile engineering industry. This year’s first export batch of BMZ products was made in section rolling mill No.2. This division also shipped a batch of rebars to Israel in the first few hours of the new year. As for...
22 December 2020
 GOMEL, 22 December (BelTA) – Specialists of the Belarusian steel mill BMZ have come up with technologies to make two new kinds of brass-plated steel wire with improved strength properties for high-pressure hoses. The new types of wire have been ordered by customers from Poland and Austria, BelTA has learned. BMZ constantly works to improve the quality of existing products and expand the product lineup in order to meet exacting demands of the market. This year the company has developed and...
18 December 2020
MINSK, 18 December (BelTA) – OAO Svetlogorsk Pulp and Board Mill has made the first batch of viscose cellulose, the press service of the Belarusian timber, woodworking, pulp and paper industry concern Bellesbumprom told BelTA. According to the source, Svetlogorsk Pulp and Board Mill is getting ready for the commercial production of viscose cellulose. The first batch of this absolutely unique for Belarus product was made on 16 December. Following the commercial production launch procedure,...
8 December 2020
GOMEL, 8 December (BelTA) – More than 600 young residents of Gomel Oblast have received assistance under the project of the Belarusian Red Cross Society “EU4Youth: fostering potential for greater employability”, member of the Council of the Republic, Chairperson of the Gomel Oblast organization of the Belarusian Red Cross Alla Smolyak told BelTA. “The project “EU4Youth: fostering potential for greater employability” was launched in Gomel Oblast in January 2019. Certain results...
3 December 2020
GOMEL, 3 December (BelTA) – In January-October 2020 the Belarusian steel mill BMZ exported over 33,000 tonnes of products to Romania, 189% as against the same period of last year, the company’s Press Secretary Aleksandr Olesik told BelTA. BMZ shipped eight kinds of metal products to Romania. Four of them – rolled structurals, rolled steel products, seamless pipes, and bronze-plated bead wire – demonstrated growth rates varying from 19% to 190%. The increase in sales is attributed to...
24 November 2020
GOMEL, 24 November (BelTA) – The international festival Gomel Fest 2020 has brought together 1,800 participants from four countries, BelTA learned from the ideology, culture, and youth affairs department of the Gomel City Executive Committee. The five-day festival featured contestants from Belarus, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine. The youngest participant was only two years old, the oldest were way past fifty. The competition was held online and offline. Many participants recorded their...
17 November 2020
GOMEL, 17 November (BelTA) - The international industrial exhibition Metal-Expo 2020 in Moscow was a success for the public joint-stock company (OAO) BMZ, the Management Company of the holding company Belarusian Metallurgical Company (BMC). The company received several industry awards and reached agreements with Russian consumers for the supply of metal products in H1 2021, Aleksandr Olesik, the company's press secretary, told BelTA. The parties held a number of meetings and negotiations as...
27 October 2020
GOMEL, 27 October (BelTA) – The 12th international karate competitions Gomel Open Cup 2020 will take place in Gomel, Belarus on 30-31 October, BelTA learned from Chairman of the Presidium of the youth public association Gomel Oblast Karate Federation Kirill Golovnya. The competitions will be held at the Gomel Oblast Olympic Athletics Center. “According to the preliminary data, athletes from all the Belarusian regions will compete for medals. It is expected that some 500 karate athletes...

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