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Orsha District Executive Committee


26 July 2019
Belarus is determined to strengthen economic ties with Latvia, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia Edgars Rinkevics on 26 July, BelTA has learned. Top on the agenda were economy and trade. The bilateral trade of nearly $600 million is too small taking into consideration the capacities of the two countries, Aleksandr Lukashenko is convinced. “I would not want politics to dominate the economic agenda; however, if some...
25 July 2019
Belarus ranked 72nd in the Global Innovation Index 2019, showing a strong improvement in comparison with the previous year (86th), BelTA learned from the Twitter account of Belarus' permanent mission to the UN and other international organizations in Geneva. The new edition of the Global Innovation Index (GII) “Creating Healthy Lives — The Future of Medical Innovation” was presented in New Delhi, India on 24 July. GII, ranking the innovation performance of 129 countries and...
24 July 2019
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed the decree “On raising pensions”, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. Pensions will be recalculated and increased by an average of 6.6% on 1 August 2019. The increase will be financed by the state non-budgetary fund of social protection of the population. On average the pensions will increase from Br405.05 in July to Br431.8 in August. The old-age pension will average Br446.1. Additional expenditures of...
23 July 2019
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed the Law on Introducing Amendments to the Criminal Code, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. The new law seeks to improve the criminal legislation taking into consideration implementation practices. It also aims to ensure adequate punishment for certain crimes. Thus, the law reduces mandatory minimum sentencing for illegal drug trade (Article 328 of the Criminal Code). The sentencing range envisaged by Part 2 of...
22 July 2019
Belarusian agrarians have cropped the first million tonnes of grain, Agriculture and Food Minister Anatoly Khotko said on 21 July at a ceremony to honor Gomel Oblast's first crews that harvested 1,000 tonnes of grain, BelTA has learned. The minister noted that as of 21 July, Belarus had harvested over one million tonnes of grain crops. “All regions have embarked on harvesting already. The southern areas, including Brest Oblast, have cleared over 30% of area under crops. Gomel Oblast is...
19 July 2019
Contracts worth at least $550 million will be signed as a result of the 6th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia, BelTA learned from Chairman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich on 18 July. The senator said: “At least $550 million worth of commercial contracts will be signed. It is truly a serious contribution.” Apart from that, 84 agreements on cooperation, including cooperation in humanitarian affairs, have been signed during...

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