15 March 2023
MINSK, 15 March (BelTA) – About 165,000 citizens have been issued biometric personal identification documents in Belarus, BelTA learned from Pavel Khrishchenovich, Deputy Chief of the Citizenship and Migration Department of the Belarusian Internal Affairs Ministry.
The Internal Affairs Ministry continues issuing personal identification documents leveraging biometric technologies. “Citizens of the Republic of Belarus can opt for biometric documents while foreign citizens are mandated to...
9 March 2023
MOSCOW, 9 March (BelTA) – The operation of the Union State transport market will be discussed at a meeting of the Energy and Transport Commission of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Belarus-Russia Union State in Bryansk on 14 March, BelTA learned from the press service of the Parliamentary Assembly.
“The MPs will review joint efforts of Belarus and Russia to create the unified transport system of the Union State, as well as the implementation of the Union State programs in...
28 February 2023
MINSK, 28 February (BelTA) – Belarus' Emergencies Minister Vadim Sinyavsky met with UNICEF Representative in Belarus Rustam Khaidarov, BelTA learned from the Emergencies Ministry.
The parties discussed topical issues of cooperation in civil protection, especially women and children. Vadim Sinyavsky thanked UNICEF for providing equipment for setting up temporary accommodation points for migrants. UNICEF in Belarus handed over a modular all-weather tent, a fan heater, an electric...
21 February 2023
MOSCOW, 21 February (BelTA) – Belarus and Kirov Oblast have drawn a list of activities for 2023-2026 to implement the agreement on trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation between the government of Belarus and the administration of Kirov Oblast. The document was signed by Gomel Oblast Governor Ivan Krupko, who is responsible for Belarus' interaction with this Russian region, and Kirov Oblast Governor Alexander Sokolov at the Belarusian embassy in Russia on 20 February, BelTA...
13 February 2023
MINSK, 13 February (BelTA) - As of 1 February 2023, a total of 122,897 deposit accounts were opened for large families under Belarus' family capital program, including about 82,600 deposit accounts at the total amount of $826 million and 40,300 deposit accounts at the total amount of Br964 million, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Labor and Social Security Ministry.
A total of 67,263 families applied for permission to use family capital ahead of schedule. Of them, 56,373 applied to use...
30 January 2023
MTZ Holding will incorporate three machine tool factories in the first half of 2023, BelTA learned from the press service of MTZ.
“A decision was made to incorporate the open joint-stock companies Gomel Machine Tool Units Plant, StankoGomel and Vistan into MTZ Holding. During the first half of 2023, these companies will become part of our holding company, which will allow us to produce machine tools specifically to our needs,” the press service informed.
The press service noted that...
23 January 2023
GOMEL, 23 January (BelTA) – Russia's Bashkortostan expressed an intention to purchase 800 combine harvesters made by Gomselmash as the company hosted the delegation of Bashkortostan headed by the leader of the republic Radiy Khabirov, BelTA has learned.
When talking with Gomselmash General Director Aleksandr Novikov, Radiy Khabirov announced plans to establish and strengthen cooperation ties. The delegation got acquainted with the operation of the main conveyor of combine...
19 January 2023
MINSK, 19 January (BelTA) – It is necessary to develop Belarus' machine-tool manufacturing industry faster. Deputy Prime Minister Piotr Parkhomchik gave the relevant instructions during a routine conference at premises of Minsk Automatic Lines Plant (MZAL), BelTA has learned.
Industry Minister Aleksandr Rogozhnik, Deputy Industry Minister Aleksandr Yefimov took part in the meeting. Heads of a number of Belarusian machine-tool manufacturing enterprises were also invited and...
13 January 2023
About 150 school students from Gomel District took part in qualifying rounds of the Gomel Oblast stage of the biathlon tournament Snow Sniper for prizes of the Presidential Sports Club in 2022-2023.
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4 January 2023
GOMEL, 4 January (BelTA) – There are plans to buy four new high-performance cable weaving machines in 2023 to make multiple-strand steel-wire cable and metal cord, BelTA learned from Aleksandr Borikov, Deputy Director General for Commerce of OAO BMZ, managing company of the holding company BMC.
BMZ is considering the production of general metal goods as one of the ways forward. Four new high-performance cable weaving machines will be bought to increase the production of metal cord among...