22 March 2018
MINSK(BelTA) - Belarus is developing a decree to encourage exporters to participate in international exhibitions, Evgeny Lazarev, senior adviser of the office for coordination of external economic activities at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told reporters, BelTA has learned.
When asked about the decree, Evgeny Lazarev said that such a document is currently being developed. “This is not a simple document. We need to clearly identify and agree on the criteria when assistance...
14 March 2018
MINSK (BelTA) – The family capital program has proved efficient in stimulating the birth of third and more children in Belarusian families, Belarus' Deputy Labor and Social Security Minister Alexander Rumak said during a call-in session at the Selskaya Gazeta newspaper, BelTA has learned.
“The family capital program has become a good stimulus for the birthrate in the country. An estimated 17,300 third and subsequent children were born before the launch of the program. Their...
7 March 2018
MINSK(BelTA) – As of early 2018 there were 5.1 million women in Belarus, or 53.4% of the country's total population. More than 78% of women live in cities and towns, BelTA learned from the National Statistics Committee.
The average Belarusian woman was 42.6 years old as of early 2017. Women living in cities are much younger than female rural dwellers (41 and 47.8 years old respectively).
Every third female engaged in economic activity had a diploma of higher education,...
22 March 2018
GOMEL, 22 March (BelTA) – The Belarusian mechanical engineering company Gomselmash will open an enterprise to assemble grain harvesters in Bashkortostan, Russia, the company’s press service told BelTA.
The agreement on expanding cooperation was signed by Gomselmash and the Bashkortostan Agriculture Ministry during the latest agribusiness forum in the city of Ufa. The document provides for using premises of the OOO Tekhresurs dealership to set up an enterprise to assemble Palesse...
5 March 2018
MINSK, 5 March (BelTA) – The appointment of Oleg Borisenko as Director General of OAO Gomeltransneft Druzhba has been okayed, BelTA has learned.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the relevant personnel decision on 5 March.
Prior to the appointment Oleg Borisenko worked as Chairman of the Gomel Oblast Council of Deputies.
30 January 2018
GOMEL (BelTA) – The third international festival Gomel Light Fest (GoLF -2018) will take place in Gomel on 9-11 February, BelTA learned from the organizing committee.
Partaking in the event will be groups of artists and individual performers from Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine.
“The festival has a versatile program. Partaking in it will be light show artists, mime groups, street theaters, dance groups, light and sand artists. There will be many interesting events apart from...