9 September 2019
“It is an honor for any country to host such events, for us as well,” the Belarusian leader continued.
22 August 2019
Hybrid rye is the crop of good quality, resistant to weather. Other regions may study the experience of Vitebsk Oblast in cultivating this crop, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he hosted a nationwide teleconference on harvest 2019, BelTA has learned.
3 August 2019
The project “Support to Economic Development at the Local Level in the Republic of Belarus” is run by the United Nations Development Program in collaboration with the Belarusian Economy Ministry.
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...