22 July 2016
Belarus and Kazakhstan have initialed the roadmap meant to guide the development of bilateral cooperation in 2017-2018. The procedure was part of the latest session of the Belarusian-Kazakh intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation, BelTA has learned.
According to First Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Vasily Matyushevsky, the sides are satisfied with the content of the action plan for the next two years. “We are sincerely glad that Belarus and Kazakhstan have a...
10 June 2016
MINSK, 10 June (BelTA) – The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus has launched a new information resource Elections 2016 (vybory2016.by) in the run-up to the parliamentary election in Belarus, BelTA has learned.
The Internet resource is intended to provide the latest news on the elections to the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus of the sixth convocation. The CEC-run site will publish news, materials and documents on the election campaign. Website...
19 May 2016
An exhibition “Icon Painting in Belarus in the 17th-21st centuries” will open in a museum of the Vatican on 18 May, head of the Ancient Belarusian Art Department at Belarus’ National Art Museum Yelena Karpenko told BelTA.
In her words, the exhibition will feature 33 icons that will familiarize Italian specialists and numerous tourists from around the world with unique works of the Belarusian sacral culture. The Belarusian icons will go on show in a museum of the Vatican for the first...
2 May 2016
Belarusian and Lithuanian cultural workers will share the best practices. The possibility is stipulated by the program on cooperation in cultural affairs between the Belarusian Culture Ministry and the Lithuanian Culture Ministry in 2016-2017. The document was signed by Belarusian Culture Minister Boris Svetlov and Lithuanian Culture Minister Sarunas Birutis in Vilnius on 29 April, BelTA has learned.
According to Boris Svetlov, Belarusians are interested in the experience of restoration of...
26 April 2016
MINSK, 26 April (BelTA) – The Belarusian virtual museum on the Chernobyl disaster will open on 26 April to mark the 30th anniversary of the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, BelTA learnt from the Belarusian Office of the Russian-Belarusian Information Center on the Impact of the Accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant under the Institute of Radiation.
The goal of the project dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the accident is to preserve the memory about the...
22 April 2016
MINSK, 22 April (BelTA) - Belarus is considering the establishment of an institution of a national coordinator that would help organize and record progress made on the Sustainable Development Goals, Belarus Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei said when speaking at the high-level debate of the UN General Assembly on achieving sustainable development goals, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
That would allow the country to conduct...
1 April 2016
MINSK, 1 April (BelTA) – The National Tourism Agency of Belarus and the Russian Federal Agency for Tourism (Rostourism) are expected to sign an agreement on cooperation. The matter is on the agenda of the visit of the Rostourism delegation to Belarus, BelTA learnt from the press service of the Belarusian Sport and Tourism Ministry.
The visit is scheduled for 5-6 April. The delegation that is to be led by Rostourism head Oleg Safonov will comprise representatives of travel business and...
14 March 2016
MINSK, 14 March (BelTA) – Belarus’ Permanent Representative to the
United Nations Andrei Dapkiunas met with President of the General
Assembly of the United Nations Mogens Lykketoft at the UN headquarters
on 11 March 2016 to discuss the progress in the preparation of a number
of upcoming General Assembly events, BelTA learned from the press
service of the Belarusian Minsitry of Foreign Affairs.
3 March 2016
Belarus and the Council of Europe are mapping out ways to strengthen
bilateral cooperation, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of
Foreign Affairs told BelTA after a meeting between Permanent
Representative of Belarus to the European Union, Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Belgium Andrei
Yevdochenko and Italian MP and PACE rapporteur on Belarus Andrea Rigoni
that took place on 2 March.
22 February 2016
Over 20 new technical regulations are in development in the Customs Union, BelTA learned from Chairman of the State Standardization Committee of Belarus Viktor Nazarenko during the Committee's session on 19 February.