17 May 2022
MINSK, 17 May (BelTA) – The international exhibition Belagro 2022 is a good opportunity to discuss cooperation with the Russian Federation amid current sanctions, Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Belagro Organizing Committee Leonid Zayats said during a meeting of the organizing committee on 16 May, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian government.
“Interest in the exhibition, which has become one of Belarus' most recognizable brands, is high...
28 April 2022
MINSK, 28 April (BelTA) - The Belarusian company Beltamozhservice will increase the volume of freight traffic through the International North-South Transport Corridor, BelTA learned from the the company.
“The global events of recent years have changed the world dramatically. Pandemics, geopolitical tensions, sanctions are the factors that transform global and regional trade. Adapting to external conditions, exporters are looking for undeveloped markets and entering them, changing...
22 April 2022
MINSK, 22 April (BelTA) – Belarus and the Russian state nuclear industry corporation Rosatom will work out a roadmap to guide the advancement of cooperation in the management of radioactive waste. The relevant agreement was reached as a Belarusian delegation led by Deputy Energy Minister Mikhail Mikhadyuk visited Rosatom enterprises in Novouralsk, Sverdlovsk Oblast and Sosnovy Bor, Leningrad Oblast, Russia on 20-22 April, the Energy Ministry press service told BelTA.
13 April 2022
MINSK, 13 April (BelTA) – Belarus is considering the possibility of lifting visa requirements for citizens of neighboring European Union countries, the State Border Committee of Belarus told BelTA.
The step is designed to build up good neighborhood relations and contribute to the development of incoming tourism. The State Border Committee of Belarus is also considering allowing citizens of neighboring European Union countries to visit the border zone without passes.
8 April 2022
MINSK, 8 April (BelTA) – The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and the Russian state corporation Roscosmos will expand cooperation, the press service of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus told BelTA.
A videoconference meeting of Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Vladimir Gusakov and Director General of the Russian state space industry corporation Roscosmos Dmitry Rogozin has taken place. Vladimir Gusakov and Dmitry Rogozin...
30 March 2022
MINSK, 30 March (BelTA) – China has become one of the three largest buyers of rapeseed oil at the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange, spokesman for BUCE Roman Yaniv told BelTA.
In the first quarter of 2022, China ranked third among the largest buyers of rapeseed oil at the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange. Following the increase in the number of Chinese buyers and transactions, sales of rapeseed oil to China surged by 67% in value terms year-on-year to $2.2 million....
22 March 2022
MINSK, 22 March (BelTA) – The Belarusian government has banned the export of grain products used as animal feed and the export of certain types of industrial goods, BelTA informs citing the official Telegram channel of the Council of Ministers.
The first resolution approved the ban on the export of feed grain, including protein raw materials for the feed industry. This move seeks to ensure the stable operation of animal husbandry. The document expands the list stipulated by the...
18 March 2022
In an interview with the Japanese TV channel TBS Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko spoke at length about the situation in Ukraine, ways of resolving the conflict, and Belarus’ stance on the matter, BelTA has learned.
The interview lasted for about an hour and a half. A considerable part of the interview was dedicated to the situation in the region, in particular, events in Ukraine, security problems, opportunities for a peaceful resolution of the conflict, and Belarus’ role in...
12 March 2022
Press Secretary of the Belarusian President Natalya Eismont told BelTA about new details of the talks between Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin held in Moscow.
“As a matter of priority, the heads of state discussed in detail the situation in the world, in the region, with a focus on Ukraine. One of the main topics in this regard was progress in the peace talks taking place in Belarus and the positions of the Russian and Ukrainian...
22 February 2022
MINSK, 22 February (BelTA) – Early voting for the constitutional referendum has started in Belarus. It will be running from 22 to 26 February. It will be meant for voters unable to vote on election day, 27 February, BelTA informs.
A total of 5,510 polling stations have been set up in Belarus, including 883 in Brest Oblast, 714 in Vitebsk Oblast, 977 in Gomel Oblast, 608 in Grodno Oblast, 929 in Minsk Oblast, 707 in Mogilev Oblast, and 692 in the city of Minsk. A total of 217...
28 April 2022
GOMEL, 28 April (BelTA) – It is important to tap into every reserve in order to ensure steady work and growth of the economy. Chairman of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee Ivan Krupko made the relevant statement at the committee's session held to discuss Gomel Oblast's social and economic development in January-March 2022, BelTA has learned.
Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Nazarov helped summarize the social and economic development results.
Ivan Krupko pointed out that...
8 April 2022
GOMEL, 8 April (BelTA) – Workers of the steel mill BMZ have highly appreciated utility vehicles of Belarusian make. The company is considering buying high-tech vehicles in the future, BMZ’s press service told BelTA.
BMZ has been concerned about import substation since the very first days of its operation. The steel mill was built by Austrians and Italians. Respectively most of the equipment was imported. Even standard scrap bucket cars were of German make. The company...
30 March 2022
GOMEL, 30 March (BelTA) – Capabilities of the Gomel Oblast civil engineering industry have been highly appreciated in Bryansk. A number of projects will be implemented soon, BelTA learned from the Gomel Oblast administration’s Telegram channel.
Deputy Chairman of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee Andrei Baranovsky has talked about prospects and the realization of projects in the neighboring region of Russia. Plans have been made to build at least 100,000m2 of housing in...
23 March 2022
GOMEL, 23 March (BelTA) – Innovative technology, IT and medicine can become new avenues of cooperation between India and Gomel Oblast, BelTA has learned.
Ways to give a fresh impetus to mutually beneficial cooperation were discussed at the meeting of Gomel Oblast Governor Ivan Krupko with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to the Republic of Belarus Alok Ranjan Jha. There is a mutual interest in strengthening contacts in various domains and exploring...
14 March 2022
Since 24 February about 680 citizens of Ukraine have arrived in Gomel Oblast through the Ukrainian border with Belarus, Gomel Oblast Governor Ivan Krupko told reporters, BelTA has learned.
By now, about 150 people have been placed in temporary accommodation facilities. “These are local health resorts and dormitories. People are provided with three hot meals a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner. They are provided with everything they need. Individual needs are also taken care of,” Ivan...
12 March 2022
Since 24 February 619 citizens of Ukraine have arrived in Belarus, BelTA learned from the State Border Committee.
From 24 February to 11 March, 1,760 citizens crossed the Belarusian border from Ukraine: 902 citizens of Belarus, 619 - Ukraine and 239 - other states.
"From 6.00 on 10 March to 6.00 on 11 March, 101 citizens came to Belarus from Ukraine: 8 citizens of Belarus, 89 - Ukraine, 4 - other states," the State Border Committee said.
2 March 2022
GOMEL, 2 March (BelTA) - The Belarusian harvester manufacturer Gomselmash and the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Tatarstan have signed an agreement on cooperation, BelTA learned from the company's website.
The document was signed by Viktor Slavashevich, First Deputy General Director - Director for Sales and Development of Gomselmash, and Marat Zyabbarov, Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Agriculture and Food of Tatarstan, at the specialized agricultural exhibition...
15 February 2022
MINSK, 15 February (BelTA) – The Belarusian air carrier Belavia is set to launch regular flights Batumi-Gomel-Batumi on 18 June, BelTA learned from Belavia's website.
“Flights will be performed on Mondays and Saturdays, departing from the Georgian city at 8:05 and arriving in Gomel at 9:50. Return flights will take off from Gomel at 11:20 and land in Batumi at 15:15. Time is local,” the airline said.
According to Belavia, tickets are available on the website of the...
9 February 2022
GOMEL, 9 February (BelTA) - The Belarusian national pavilion played host to Days of Gomel Oblast at the Expo 2020 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates on 9 February. The negotiations with foreign counterparts and partners resulted in the signing of documents on cooperation and supply of products and agreements on cooperation, BelTA learned from the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee.
Gomel Oblast was represented at the exhibition by the region's leading exporters: producers of metal...