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29 October 2019
MINSK, 29 October (BelTA) – A team from Belarus won the international robot technology competition FIRST Global Challenge 2019 in Dubai, BelTA learned from the official website of the competition. A total of 189 teams took part in the event. Belarus was represented by two school students and three university students. FIRST Global Challenge is an annual international robot technology competition. The organizer is the International First Committee Association. This year the theme was Ocean...
23 October 2019
MINSK(BelTA) – The family of companies residing in the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone may grow larger with four new residents within the next several weeks, BelTA learned from Head of the Industrial Park Administration Aleksandr Yaroshenko. According to the source, the China-Belarus industrial park Great Stone is now home to 55 companies. The latest declared investments stand at $1.1 billion. Aleksandr Yaroshenko said: “We expect a Swiss resident to arrive by the end of the...
16 October 2019
MINSK, 16 October (BelTA) – Belarusian companies will present their products during the international food industry expo UzProdExpo 2019 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, representatives of the National Marketing Center of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told BelTA. The expo is scheduled to take place on 27-29 November. During the expo food producers will be able to establish business contacts with distributors, retailers, and consumers, thus contributing to larger Belarusian export to...
9 October 2019
MINSK (BelTA) – The Belarusian automobile engineering company BelAZ will ship a batch of 130-tonne haul trucks to Indonesia. The relevant contract with representatives of the company PT Darma Henwa Tbk was signed in Jakarta, BelTA has learned. Eight BelAZ 75131 trucks will be shipped to East Kalimantan Province where they will be used to transport overburden in a coal pit. The vehicles have been tweaked taking into account climatic conditions (a certain type of rubber is used, an air...
2 October 2019
MINSK, 2 October (BelTA) – A major transportation and logistics hub will be opened near the border checkpoint Berestovitsa at the Belarusian-Polish border on 10 October, BelTA learned from Director of OOO Bremino Group Oleg Bortsov on 1 October. The executive said: “We opened a transportation and logistics hub near the border checkpoint Bruzgi in 2016. We will open another major transportation and logistics hub near the border checkpoint Berestovitsa in October. We expected the first...
25 September 2019
MINSK, 25 September (BelTA) – The number of tourists coming to Belarus rises every year. In 2018 Belarus saw 11.5 million inbound visitors, including 365,500 people from 122 countries buying trips from travel agencies, BelTA learned from the statistics report released by the National Statistics Committee of Belarus on the occasion of World Tourism Day. In 2016 and 2017 Belarus saw over 10.9 million and 11 million arrivals respectively including the people who crossed the state border via...
18 September 2019
MINSK, 18 September (BelTA) – This year 76 Belarusian cities and towns have joined the European Mobility Week, which is a record high since the country started participating in this campaign, Oksana Yuchkovich, a consultant with the department for regulation of impacts on the air, climate change and examination at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Protection, said at the press conference on 17 September, BelTA has learned. “The European Mobility Week is an annual...
11 September 2019
MINSK, 11 September (BelTA) – The Belt of Friendship made by participants of the 2nd European Games will be presented at the Modern Belarusian Statehood Museum in Minsk on 19 September, BelTA has learned from the National History Museum. The National History Museum set up a Belarusian cultural center in the Athletes' Village during the 2nd European Games, one of the most interesting sports events of 2019. Foreign tourists learned more about Belarusian national costume, household items,...
28 August 2019
MINSK(BelTA) – The Belarusian mechanical engineering company Belkommunmash has contracted to supply 100 trolleybuses to Tajikistan's capital Dushanbe, BelTA has learned. The contract provides for supplying Model 32100D trolleybuses, which have the capability to travel for up to 15km autonomously. The first shipments are scheduled to take place this year. The final shipments will be delivered in September 2020. Belkommunmash representatives noted that the signing of the large contract had...
8 August 2019
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed Decree No. 301 "On innovative projects", BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian head of state. The document approves amendments and addenda to Belarus' innovative development program for the period of 2016-2020. The decree amends the list of projects that are critical for the country's innovative development. The list features 21 new projects. The number of measures to expand the country's innovative infrastructure is...

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30 October 2019
MINSK, 30 October (BelTA) – Mozyr Oil Refinery is going through the largest and lengthiest overhaul in the company's history, BelTA has learned. According to Mozyr Oil Refinery's Facebook page, the volume and the extent of the current repairs exceed those of any of the previous repair campaigns by far. More than half of the work has already been done. More than 1,000 specialists from 17 construction and repair companies of Belarus, Russia, and Germany are working at various facilities in...
22 October 2019
GOMEL, 22 October (BelTA) – A memorandum of intent to establish twinning links between Belarus' Gomel and China's Handan (Hebei Province) was signed at the meeting of Gomel Oblast Governor Gennady Solovei with a Chinese delegation on 22 October, BelTA has learned. The document was signed by Gomel Mayor Piotr Kirichenko and Handan Deputy Mayor Wu Jinliang. Gennady Solovei expressed confidence that the memorandum will facilitate mutually beneficial cooperation across multiple areas. All in...
15 October 2019
GOMEL, 15 October (BelTA) – Twelve athletes from Gomel Oblast have already qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. This information was announced during the celebration of local athletes who clinched medals at the 2nd European Games and their coaches on 15 October, BelTA has learned. Taking part in the ceremony was Gomel Oblast Governor Gennady Solovei. He expressed confidence that the key to success lies with good sports infrastructure and facilities coupled with athletes' talent...
9 October 2019
MINSK, (BelTA) – The International Organization for Migration (IOM) will participate in a project, which envisages the installation of a stationary x-ray vehicle scanner in the Belarusian-Ukrainian border checkpoint Novaya Guta, representatives of the State Customs Committee told BelTA. The IOM is also expected to participate in a project, which provides for developing a mobile app to assist travelers with crossing the state border. The State Customs Committee of Belarus is the leading...
2 October 2019
MINSK, 2 October (BelTA) – The Belarusian companies in charge of operating the oil pipeline system Druzhba – OAO Gomeltransneft Druzhba and OAO Polotsktransneft Druzhba – have been merged into one company as of 1 October, BelTA learned from representatives of OAO Gomeltransneft Druzhba. The decision to merge the two companies was made at an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders. OAO Polotsktransneft Druzhba will operate as part of the Gomel-based company as the oil...
25 September 2019
Participants of the competition Nazar and Yelisei Yarmolchik A regional round of the national agricultural project the Lord of the Village was held in the city of Rechitsa on 21 September. Ten young families competed for the title of the Best Family in the District. The competition reflected the Belarusian national character. It was organized by the Gomel Oblast Committee of the BRSM Youth Union and the Main Department for Ideology, Culture, and Youth Affairs of the Gomel...
3 September 2019
GOMEL, 3 September (BelTA) – American specialists intend to help Belarusian oil industry workers with reaching unconventional oil reservoirs. The idea was discussed as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the petroleum consulting company Miller&Lents Robert Oberst visited Gomel, the press service of the Belarusian industrial group Belorusneft told BelTA. Possible cooperation may focus on hard-to-recover reserves such as reservoirs with extremely low permeability. American expertise can...
13 August 2019
Gomel-born post-graduate student of the Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics Gennady Korotkevich has won the Code Jam World Finals, Google's global coding competition, in San Francisco, BelTA learned from the website of the university. It was his sixth championship title at this prestigious event. According to the university, no one has ever managed to beat this record. Code Jam has been held since 2003. Every year it calls on...
29 July 2019
GOMEL, 29 July (BelTA) - Gomel Oblast plans to sign three agreements on regional cooperation with Uzbekistan regions at the 1st Forum of Regions of Belarus and Uzbekistan which will be held in Minsk on 29-30 July, the head of the foreign trade department of the economy committee at the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee Alevtina Saranchuk told the media as Gomel Oblast is hosting a delegation of Xorazm Region of Uzbekistan, BelTA has learned. Gomel Oblast is set to develop cooperation in...
11 July 2019
GOMEL, 11 July (BelTA) – The Chinese city of Huaian is interested in buying food products from Gomel, BelTA learned from Yao Xiaodong, a Counsellor for Economic Affairs of the Huaian People’s Government, after the Chinese city’s official delegation met with top officials of the Gomel City Executive Committee. Yao Xiaodong believes that Huaian and Gomel have a great potential for further advancing cooperation in various spheres. He stressed that Gomel-made foods are particularly...

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