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,...
27 February 2018
MINSK, 27 February (BelTA) – The state is considering the possibility of selling shares in the mobile carrier BeST (life:) trademark). The matter was discussed during the government conference held by Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko on 27 February to discuss development prospects of the Belarusian telecommunication services market, BelTA has learned.
Alexander Lukashenko said: “Some of the basic things that affect the speed and scale of informatization are the state and...
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...
22 January 2018
MINSK (BelTA) – Plans have been made to hold the world circus art festival Idol for the first time ever in Gomel in September 2018. The festival was
initiated by People’s Artist of Russia, Director of the Great Moscow Circus Edgard Zapashny, BelTA has learned.
The festival will take place in the Gomel State Circus. The festival is expected to attract artists from all over the world. The best circus acts will
be demonstrated in Belarus.
According to Edgard...