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Orsha District Executive Committee
Republic Region

4 April 2019
In 2019 Belarus and Italy have plans to hold the first session of the joint commission for cooperation in science and technology and to announce a contest of sci-tech projects. The matter was discussed at the meeting of Chairman of Belarus’ State Science and Technology Committee Alexander Shumilin with Secretary General of the Central European Initiative (CEI) Roberto Antonione on 3 April, BelTA learned from the press service of the State Science and Technology Committee. Belarus’...
18 March 2019
Belarus is working to set up a united business promotion organization, Deputy Economy Minister Dmitry Matusevich told the STV channel, BelTA has learned. “Work is underway to draft a regulatory act to establish a united specialized business promotion organization that will be backed by existing business promotion centers while operating in the regions,” Dmitry Matusevich said. Apart from that, regions and the Economy Ministry run public advisory boards and entrepreneurship...
1 March 2019
MINSK, 1 March (BelTA) – Belarus’ Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Oleg Kravchenko is in Brussels, Belgium on a visit from 27 February to 1 March to take part in the 7th World Congress against the Death Penalty, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “On 28 February, the deputy minister attended a side event on the death penalty in Belarus. Chairman of the Standing Committee on Human Rights, National Relations and Media of the House of Representatives of...
20 February 2019
Plans have been made to improve the system designed to monitor financial flows in Belarus. The plans are stipulated by amendments to the law on measures to prevent the legalization of revenues acquired through criminal means, prevent the financing of terrorist activities and the propagation of weapons of mass destructions, BelTA learned from Sergei Zanko, member of the Budget and Finance Commission of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus. The MP noted that if...
15 February 2019
A session of the working group in charge of putting forward proposals on simplifying the national taxation system has taken place, BelTA learned from the website of Belarus' Council of Ministers. The session was chaired by First Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Alexander Turchin. Representatives of interested government agencies and business unions discussed and approved the most pressing tax policy issues, focusing on which in 2019 is most advisable. The topics to be looked into include...
5 February 2019
Belarus' border policy is aimed at strengthening the belt of good neighborliness rather than confrontation with the neighboring states, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he approved the decision about the protection of the state border by the border service in 2019, BelTA has learned. "We should proceed from it. We are not locking our border to create problems for our citizens and those who want to come to us. We want to create a favorable environment but at the same time we...
22 January 2019
Belarus should promote its tourist potential more actively, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to Belarus Sangeeta Bahadur told a press conference, BelTA has learned. According to the diplomat, Indian tourists travel a lot around the world, and only a few of them know about Belarus. "It is high time for travel agencies to advertise Belarus more in India. If my compatriots learn more about your country, they will come to visit," Ambassador Sangeeta Bahadur said. The...
17 January 2019
The contest for the best translation from Russian into Belarusian of the never-before-seen poem Distiches by Maxim Bogdanovich will kick off on 18 January, BelTA has learned. The contest is arranged by the Union State Standing Committee, BelTA News Agency, A.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the State Museum of the History of Belarusian Literature (its branch Maxim Bogdanovich Literary Museum), and the Union of Writers of Belarus. To apply,...
2 January 2019
The Christmas Amateur Ice Hockey Tournament brings nations together despite political crises and differences of opinion. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the statement during the ceremony held on 3 January to open the International Christmas Amateur Ice Hockey Tournament and the national junior ice hockey competition Golden Puck, BelTA has learned. The head of state congratulated athletes and fans on the beginning of the new sport year. He remarked that since Belarus is going...
26 December 2018
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko took part in the New Year party for children as part of the Our Children charity campaign on 27 December, BelTA has learned. "Dear friends, you are the main treasure of Belarus. These are not just beautiful words. There are love, care and the desire to protect you behind them," Alexander Lukashenko said. The New Year party is the central event of the Our Children charity campaign. The event has brought together over 2,300 children from all...

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4 April 2019
The folk art centers of Vitebsk and Smolensk signed a cooperation agreement, BelTA learned from the Vitebsk regional methodical center of folk art. The document was signed by the centers in Vitebsk on 2 April and will be valid for five years. It envisages exchange exhibitions, joint research conferences, and various art projects. The center will participate in important cultural events of the two regions and join efforts to restore traditional costumes. The document provides for other...
18 March 2019
A classroom of the French language and culture was officially opened at the Masherov Vitebsk State University, BelTA has learned. The classroom has been set up thanks to the cooperation of the three department of the university (philology, arts and graphics, pedagogy) with the French Embassy in Belarus. The opening ceremony was attended by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of France to Belarus Didier Canesse, representatives of the embassy, the university, local...
21 February 2019
The construction of an air terminal in the multimodal industrial and logistics hub Bremino-Orsha is supposed to begin in summer 2019, BelTA learned from the logistics hub director Vladimir Kostenevich at a conference in the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee on 21 February. Among other things the air terminal will include two warehouses with refrigerating chambers for storing flowers. The terminal's total area will be close to 5,300m2. About 12 months is the standard time for building...
12 February 2019
Tickets for concerts of the International Festival of Arts Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk will be available on sale on 22 February, Director General of the Vitebsk culture center and the festival Gleb Lapitsky said at a press conference on 12 February, BelTA has learned. Gleb Lapitsky also revealed first line-up names. These are Kipelov rock band, Aleksandr Panayotov, Stas Mikhaylov, Valery Leontiev, Nadezhda Kadysheva, and the Russian folk group Zolotoye Koltso. The full line-up will be...
5 February 2019
The Vitebsk Regional Union of Employers (VRUE) and Italian business associations will establish information cooperation to tighten ties between the two countries, Vladimir Turavinov, the chairman of the Vitebsk Regional Union of Employers, said as VRUE, Italy-Belarus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) and Italian Business Association Confindustria Bielorussia signed the memorandum of cooperation, BelTA has learned. The singing ceremony wrapped up the working meeting of the Vitebsk...
22 January 2019
The trade unions of Vitebsk Oblast of Belarus, Pskov Oblast and Smolensk Oblast of Russia have signed a cooperation agreement for 2019-2020, BelTA has learned from the press service of the Vitebsk Oblast branch of the Federation of Trade Unions. The document aims at expanding mutually beneficial cooperation between the trade union organizations of the border regions. The parties will cooperate in the protection of labor rights, social and economic interests of workers. The...
17 January 2019
The Belarusian light industry needs to gradually embrace the Industry 4.0 concept which means high computerization of manufacturing process, Chairman of the Belarusian light industry concern Bellegprom Nikolai Yefimchik told BelTA. According to him, the Industry 4.0 laboratory has been set up at Belwest footwear factory where the manufacturing process is carried out almost without people. "Embracing Industry 4.0 will become the main objective for clothing manufacturers in the coming...
2 January 2019
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has signed Decree No. 506 "On the development of Orsha District, Vitebsk Oblast" that approves the district's development program for the period till 2023, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. The program seeks to address key issues of Orsha District. Its ultimate goal is to create conditions conducive to comprehensive social and economic development of the district. This implies measures to improve the quality of life, to...
18 December 2018
Keys to 120 apartments in a public welfare house located at 92 Leningradskaya Street and built using Chinese investments were handed over to residents in the Vitebsk City Executive Committee, BelTA has learned. The ten-story house was built in line with the Belarusian-Chinese intergovernmental agreement. The apartments went primarily to orphans, families with children with disabilities, and large families. "The support is modest, but from the depth of our hearts," noted Ambassador...
11 December 2018
A press tour for Russian journalists will kick off in Polotsk and Novopolotsk of Vitebsk Oblast on 11 December, BelTA learned from the Vitebsk Oblast Executive Committee. Taking part in the press tour, which will be running through 14 December, are about 100 representatives of Russian regional, federal and Union State media, experts and bloggers from Moscow, St Petersburg, Tambov, Bryansk, Belgorod, Tula, Smolensk, Pskov, Voronezh, Arkhangelsk, Murmansk, Kaliningrad and other regions of...

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