The Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry and the Belt and Road Working Committee of the China Association of Small and Medium Enterprises have signed a memorandum of intent on strategic cooperation for the period of five years, BelTA has learned.
The economy and people's lives are top priorities, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the government conference held on 7 April to discuss oil deliveries to Belarus, BelTA has learned.
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko evaluated the operation of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and noted with regret that the commonwealth is losing its meaning as a platform for the resolution of important issues in an interview with the TV and Radio Company Mir, BelTA informs.
China's President Xi Jinping on Saturday attended the national mourning period for martyrs who sacrificed their lives in the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak and compatriots who died of the novel coronavirus pneumonia.
The head of state was briefed on the progress in spring fieldwork and weather conditions. “The recent dry weather let us kick off spring fieldwork virtually everywhere in the country. We need to be more active, get down to work. No need to wait,” he said.
Laws should be effective and the society should be able to understand them, BelTA learned from Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Natalya Kochanova during the opening of the spring session of the upper chamber of the Belarusian parliament on 2 April.
A delegation of the World Health Organization arrived in Belarus in the evening of 7 April, BelTA learned from the press service of the Healthcare Ministry.
There are more than 20,000 testing kits for COVID-19 in Belarus, Deputy Director of the National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology Alina Dronina said in an interview with the Belarus 1 TV channel, BelTA has learned.
A decision has been made to extend school holidays for a week, BelTA learned from the Belarus President Administration.
Belarus will earmark about Br110 million to boost the domestic economy menaced by the coronavirus, Belarusian Prime Minister Sergei Rumas told reporters, BelTA has learned.
The global situation requires Belarus to mobilize its efforts and be ready for a prompt response to challenges, Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Natalya Kochanova said at the opening of the spring session of the upper house of the Belarusian parliament on 2 April, BelTA has learned.