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Orsha District Executive Committee
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13 November 2018
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made new appointments on 13 November, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. The head of state appointed: Alexander Ponomarev Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Hungary with a concurrent accreditation in Bosnia and Herzegovina; Yuri Sluka Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Syrian Arab Republic with a concurrent accreditation in the...
6 November 2018
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko emphasized the role of citizens in maintaining order and developing communities during his visit the village of Bolbasovo, Orsha District on 4 November, BelTA has learned. The head of state got familiar with the upgrading and social development of Bolbasovo. Speaking to local residents, he said that gradual steps are taken in Belarus to improve living conditions in the country, starting from the capital and ending with agro-towns. However, small...
1 November 2018
The national defense plan will be adjusted in 2019, BelTA learned from Belarusian Defense Minister Andrei Ravkov during the practical stage of a conference for commanding officers of the Belarusian army in Lida District, Grodno Oblast on 1 November. The defense minister said: "The next year will be momentous for military planning. We will have to adjust the national defense plan for 2020-2024. It will be approved by the head of state in late 2019. The document will specify in detail how...
23 October 2018
Belarus has made it to the top ten countries to visit in Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2019 list, BelTA has learned from the website of the travel guide book publisher. Belarus was placed 8th in this ranking. The website welcomes the 30-day visa waiver and praises Belarus' art and cafe scene. Describing Minsk, the travel guide points to "its impeccably restored Old Town centered around the graceful town hall", where travelers can visit fashionable cocktail bars and join summer street...
18 October 2018
The implementation of the national border security concept for the 2018-2022 period will enhance the good neighborly belt with foreign countries. The document was approved by Belarus president decree No.410 on 16 October. The document is designed to improve the protection of national interests against external and internal threats in the border space, ensure uniform approaches to shaping and implementing the state border policy, and improve the security of the state border, representatives...
10 October 2018
A mechanism to protect consumers of tourism services is being developed in Belarus, BelTA learned from Belarusian Deputy Sports and Tourism Minister Mikhail Portnoi before the third session of the Belarusian-Ukrainian working group on cooperation in tourism on 10 October. The Sports and Tourism Ministry was the agency to suggest that laws should be developed to protect consumers of tourism services. "The process has already begun. We are going to have to work together with members of the...
4 October 2018
The European Bird Watching Days, EuroBirdwatch 2018, will be held in Belarus on 6-7 October, BelTA learned from the Belarusian bird conservation organization Akhova Ptushak Batskaushchyny. Millions of birds are now leaving Europe for the winter. The goal of EuroBirdwatch is to get local residents familiar with migrating birds, their nesting needs, problems they encounter along flyways and within wintering areas in the Mediterranean and Africa. To make part of the campaign one needs...
26 September 2018
Scientists and specialists of the National and Practical Center for Bioresources of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) have developed a virtual tour across Belarus' protected areas, BelTA learned from the press service of the NASB. The purpose of the project is to promote environmental and green tourism in Belarus. The website offering the virtual tour across Belarus' natural reserves features national parks, wilderness areas, natural monuments as well as tourist...
18 September 2018
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made new appointments on 18 September, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. The head of state appointed: Vitaly Vovk Aide to the President of the Republic of Belarus – Inspector for Vitebsk Oblast; Vasily Markovich Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Latvia; Alexei Samosuyev Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the...
14 September 2018
The Belarusian army has completed a major command post exercise, the press service of the Belarusian Defense Ministry told BelTA. As part of the exercise the Belarusian army had to take care of the national security while relying on the country's own military organization. The exercise helped improve smooth work of army control and command bodies. Commanding officers and staffs had some good practice doing the exercise. The exercise revealed a high level of training of the Belarusian...

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13 November 2018
Orsha Aircraft Repair Plant has resumed stable operation, Chairman of the State Military Industrial Committee of Belarus Roman Golovchenko told the Belarus 1 TV channel, BelTA has learned. According to him, the company definitely has a future. "The decision made by the president to turn the company into a state-run enterprise was fulfilled. By now Orsha Aircraft Repair Plant has been fully transferred into public ownership. Investment agreements with the previous investors were...
6 November 2018
Modernization of the Vitebsk fur factory is a gift to the community ahead of the 7 November holiday, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he visited the enterprise on 2 November, BelTA has learned. The president, members of the government and other senior officials should show people what was achieved over the past year by 7 November, Alexander Lukashenko said. According to him, after the upgrade the Vitebsk fur factory has become an advanced enterprise, a gift to the community...
29 October 2018
A Confucius Class opened at School No. 44 in Vitebsk on 26 October, BelTA has learned. The class was set up with support of the Chinese Embassy in Belarus and the Beijing-based School of Chinese Language and Literature. The latter was approached directly by the administration of the Vitebsk school. Attending the Confucius Class solemn opening ceremony were representatives of the Chinese Embassy, the School of Chinese Language and Literature, local authorities and Beijing School No. 80...
23 October 2018
Over 60 companies from different countries have applied for the 31st International Festival of Modern Choreography (IFMC) in Vitebsk, Deputy Director General of the Vitebsk Cultural Center Marina Romanovskaya told a press conference on 23 October, BelTA has learned. The IFMC 2018 will take place in Vitebsk on 20-25 November. Its major contest, the international contest of modern choreography, is held in three stages. The first one is the selection of applications by a council of experts...
17 October 2018
State Secretary of the Security Council of Belarus Stanislav Zas visited a number of enterprises in Orsha District, Vitebsk Oblast in order to check the fulfillment of the head of state's instructions regarding the integral development of the local enterprises, BelTA has learned. In particular, the state secretary of the Security Council of Belarus went to OAO Orsha Aircraft Repair Plant and OAO Tekhnika Svyazi. Top officials of the State Military Industrial Committee of Belarus informed...
10 October 2018
The youth of Belarus' Vitebsk and Russia's Pskov have signed an agreement on cooperation, BelTA learned from the Vitebsk Oblast Committee of the BRSM Youth Union. The agreement on youth cooperation was signed by representatives of the Vitebsk Oblast Committee of the BRSM Youth Union and the Pskov Oblast Organization of the Russian Union of Youth during the 6th Youth Forum of Belarus and Russia "Youth for the Union State" in Mogilev. The document will provide an additional opportunity to...
4 October 2018
An open festival of bard songs, poetry, and visual arts Vitebsky Listopad 2018 will take place on 18-21 October. The festival is expected to gather musicians, poets, and performers from nine countries, BelTA has learned. The art festival will take place in the cultural capital of Belarus once again. Apart from Belarusians guests from Germany, Egypt, Israel, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Russia, Ukraine, and Estonia are expected to participate in it. The festival will begin with the presentation...
26 September 2018
The Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance of Russia (Rosselkhoznadzor) lifted the ban on the import of products of Vitebsk Meat Packing Plant to Russia on 26 September, BelTA learned from the website of the Russian food quality watchdog. Rosselkhoznadzor had scrutinized the materials provided by the Department for Veterinary and Food Control of the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry to investigate the reasons for detecting violations of the EAEU and Russian...
18 September 2018
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko explained the reasons of the appointment of Vitaly Vovk as the Aide to the President of the Republic of Belarus – Inspector for Vitebsk Oblast, BelTA informs. "Vitaly [Vovk], you should know that there will be much talking everywhere. Some people will be happy, others will be disappointed," the president said. "But remember that Orsha will remain a priority for you. This is your zone of responsibility. And I think in this position you will have an...
5 September 2018
State awards have been conferred upon 120 people from all walks of life in recognition of many years of dedicated work, high professionalism and exceptional performance of their duties, courage and bravery in difficult situations, a great personal contribution to the manufacturing industry, agriculture and construction, significant achievements in trade, social security, education, culture, art and sport. The decree on conferring the state awards was signed by Belarus President Alexander...

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