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Belarus attending 7th World Congress against Death Penalty
MINSK, 1 March (BelTA) – Belarus’ Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Kravchenko is in Brussels, Belgium on a visit from 27 February to 1 March to take part in the 7th World Congress against the Death Penalty, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “On 28 February, the deputy minister attended a side event on the death penalty in Belarus. Chairman of the Standing Committee on Human Rights, National Relations and Media of the House of Representatives of...
Plans to improve financial flow monitoring system in Belarus
Plans have been made to improve the system designed to monitor financial flows in Belarus.
Belarusian government looks into proposals to simplify tax system
A session of the working group in charge of putting forward proposals on simplifying the national taxation system has taken place, BelTA learned from the website of Belarus' Council of Ministers. The session was chaired by First Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Alexander Turchin. Representatives of interested government agencies and business unions discussed and approved the most pressing tax policy issues, focusing on which in 2019 is most advisable. The topics to be looked into include...
Lukashenko: Good neighborliness at the heart of Belarus' border policy
Belarus' border policy is aimed at strengthening the belt of good neighborliness rather than confrontation with the neighboring states, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he approved the decision about the protection of the state border by the border service in 2019, BelTA has learned. "We should proceed from it. We are not locking our border to create problems for our citizens and those who want to come to us. We want to create a favorable environment but at the same time we...
Belarus urged to promote tourism more actively
Belarus should promote its tourist potential more actively, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to Belarus Sangeeta Bahadur told a press conference, BelTA has learned. According to the diplomat, Indian tourists travel a lot around the world, and only a few of them know about Belarus. "It is high time for travel agencies to advertise Belarus more in India. If my compatriots learn more about your country, they will come to visit," Ambassador Sangeeta Bahadur said. The...
Contest for best translation of Bogdanovich's Distiches to kick off in Belarus
The contest for the best translation from Russian into Belarusian of the never-before-seen poem Distiches by Maxim Bogdanovich will kick off on 18 January, BelTA has learned. The contest is arranged by the Union State Standing Committee, BelTA News Agency, A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the State Museum of the History of Belarusian Literature (its branch Maxim Bogdanovich Literary Museum), and the Union of Writers of Belarus. To apply,...
Lukashenko: People working for the country's glory are the key treasure of Belarus
The key treasure of the Belarusian state is the people, who augment the country's glory with their talents, creativity, and hard work. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the statement during the ceremony held on 9 January to bestow For Spiritual Revival prizes, special prizes, and Belarusian Sport Olympus prizes, BelTA has learned. Alexander Lukashenko said: "We will always treat our cultural legacy with care. But the key treasure of the state is you, the people who augment its...
Belarus president emphasizes uniting nature of Christmas ice hockey tournament
The Christmas Amateur Ice Hockey Tournament brings nations together despite political crises and differences of opinion. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the statement during the ceremony held on 3 January to open the International Christmas Amateur Ice Hockey Tournament and the national junior ice hockey competition Golden Puck, BelTA has learned. The head of state congratulated athletes and fans on the beginning of the new sport year. He remarked that since Belarus is going...
Lukashenko partakes in New Year charity event for children
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko took part in the New Year party for children as part of the Our Children charity campaign on 27 December, BelTA has learned. "Dear friends, you are the main treasure of Belarus. These are not just beautiful words. There are love, care and the desire to protect you behind them," Alexander Lukashenko said. The New Year party is the central event of the Our Children charity campaign. The event has brought together over 2,300 children from all...
EU4Youth project launched in Belarus
The long-term project EU4Youth: Fostering Potential for Greater Employability has been launched in Belarus to boost leadership and business skills among the youth. The project is implemented by the Belarus Red Cross in Mogilev Oblast and Gomel Oblast with the financial support from the European Union in partnership with the Danish Red Cross, government bodies and NGOs, BelTA learned from the Belarus Red Cross. The project is aimed at improving vocational skills for employment, getting a...
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