23 November 2023
The Time Capsule was laid in a memorial stele in Arzamas on 22 November to mark the start of the construction of a new school for 1,500 students, BelTA has learned.
Attending the ceremony was Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko and Governor of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast Gleb Nikitin.
“A considerable part of our talks, which took place even before the Business Cooperation Council meeting, was devoted to this facility. This is a very significant project for Arzamas. Belarusian...
22 November 2023
The China-Belarus association of universities will become a hallmark of humanitarian cooperation between our countries, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Belarus Xie Xiaoyong said after the signing of the agreement on the establishment of the association, during the 1st Forum of Rectors of Higher Education Institutions of Belarus and China on 21 November, BelTA has learned.
“Chinese-Belarusian relations are at the highest level in the history of interstate...
21 November 2023
Since the start of the year 2023, some 384,343 residents of the neighboring EU states of Lithuania, Latvia and Poland have taken advantage of the visa waiver to come to Belarus, BelTA learned from the State Border Committee of Belarus.
Some 769,329 people from the neighboring EU countries have visited Belarus since the launch of the visa-waiver program, including 479,868 citizens of Lithuania, 53,895 non-citizens and 176,635 citizens of Latvia, and 58,931 Polish citizens.
20 November 2023
Belarus will open its consulate general in Yekaterinburg, Russia before 1 April 2024. The decision is stipulated by the Council of Ministers' resolution No.776 of 16 November 2023, published on the National Legal Internet Portal, BelTA has learned.
Until then, the branch of the Belarusian Embassy in this Russian city will be closed.
The expenses will be financed within the funds allocated for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the national budget to open and maintain diplomatic...
17 November 2023
Belarus and Kazakhstan intend to intensify cooperation in science and technology. This topic was discussed during a video conference meeting of the Belarus-Kazakhstan commission on sci-tech cooperation, BelTA learned from the press service of the State Committee on Science and Technology.
The commission is co-chaired by First Deputy Chairman of the State Committee on Science and Technology of Belarus Denis Korzhitsky and by Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education of Kazakhstan...
16 November 2023
Minsk has hosted ministerial consultations to discuss cooperation between the CIS member states and the OSCE, as well as interaction with the European Union, NATO and other European organizations, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
Taking part in the event were representatives of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and the CIS Executive Committee.
During the consultations, representatives...
15 November 2023
Chairman of the Standing Committee on International Affairs and National Security of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Sergei Rachkov took part in a webinar of the Inter-Parliamentary Union to discuss parliamentary solidarity for refugee inclusion in education on 13 November, BelTA learned from the press service of the upper house of parliament.
Issues related to training of refugees are regulated by education laws of the Republic of Belarus, noted Sergei...
14 November 2023
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Egypt Sergei Terentyev met with Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Egypt Mohamed Ayman Ashour on 12 November, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The parties discussed Belarusian-Egyptian cooperation in science and education, in particular, the issues of inter-university cooperation and recognition of Belarusian higher education diplomas in Egypt.
13 November 2023
On 10 November, the Third Committee of the 78th session of the UN General Assembly adopted by consensus the traditional Belarusian resolution " Improving the coordination of efforts against trafficking in persons”, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The resolution, which has been adopted by the UN General Assembly since 2006, is a practical contribution to the development of the initiative put forward by Belarusian President Aleksandr...
11 November 2023
Everything must be done to ensure that tragedies like Khatyn never happen again, France's Chargé d'Affaires in Belarus Ludovic Royer told reporters as he visited the Khatyn memorial complex near Minsk on 10 November, BelTA has learned.
"11 November is observed as Remembrance Day in Europe. Every year, we, together with the British Ambassador, the U.S. Ambassador when he is in Minsk, visit different places. Last year we went to the cemetery in Minsk, this year we chose Khatyn. We were...