26 June 2019
Another $10 million of investment is to be injected in the state-of-the-art production of cancer drugs by Nativita. The matter was discussed at the meeting of Chairman of the Council of the Republic of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich with Rajeev Nannapaneni, Vice Chairman & CEO of India's pharmaceutical giant Natco Pharma Limited, co-founder of Nativita, BelTA learned from the press service of the Council of the Republic.
This will be Belarus' first biotechnological company that will use...
25 June 2019
The special economic zone Bremino-Orsha has opened in the village of Bolbasovo, Orsha District, Vitebsk Oblast, BelTA learned from the administration of the zone.
The special economic zone covers a broad range of activities, including processing, wholesale trade, e-commerce, logistics and warehousing services, postal services, information and administrative services, research and development.
The zone has two sectors - an industrial sector and a logistics sector. Companies located in...
21 June 2019
The Belarusian side has started carrying out another stage of the roadmap designed to replace polluted Russian oil with quality oil in the oil pipeline system Druzhba. The removal of polluted oil in the Unecha-Polotsk pipeline has begun, the press service of the Belarusian state petrochemical concern Belneftekhim told BelTA.
According to OAO Polotsktransneft Druzhba, the removal of polluted Russian oil in the Unecha-Polotsk pipeline and its replacement with clean oil began at 9:07 on 21...
12 June 2019
Over 50% of the tickets for events of the international art festival Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk have been sold, BelTA learned from the forum's Director Gleb Lapitsky before an offsite session of the festival's organizing committee.
According to the source, some 40,000-45,000 tickets have been sold or about 51% of the total number. Some 3,000 tickets were sold abroad: in Switzerland, Israel, Guinea, USA, and other countries. A lot of the tickets were bought in Russia and Latvia.
11 June 2019
Belarus plans to get a €15.5 million of the EBRD loan for 2019-2021 to finance the investment project Vitebsk Oblast Clean Water. The draft loan agreement between Belarus and the EBRD has been approved by the Belarusian government as a basis to hold talks. Relevant Resolution No.371 of 7 June 2019 signed by the Council of Ministers has been published on the national legal internet portal, BelTA has learned.
The Utilities Ministry has been authorized to hold the negotiations and sign...
7 June 2019
Vitebsk Oblast authorities should come up with an efficient strategy of regional development, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said during the visit to OAO Naftan on 7 June, BelTA has learned.
“You need to address issues, see the strategy. There should be a clear-cut strategy, just like the one we have been trying to build in the agricultural industry. It is when you know where to build a production facility for the entire district or two, where to merge several facilities or to...
6 June 2019
An international firefighting and rescue tournament of the Belarusian physical training and sports society Dinamo began in Vitebsk on 5 June, BelTA has learned. The athletes had to climb to the fourth storey of the training tower using a hook ladder initially.
The tournament will last through 7 June. It will become one of the steps in getting the Belarusian national team ready for the world championship, which is due to take place in the Russian city of Saratov in September 2019. Nine...
3 June 2019
The international festival of traditional culture Braslavskiye Zarnitsy united about 1,300 participants.
This year one of the most popular events in the cultural life of Braslav District welcomed dancers, singers and musicians from seven countries: Belarus, Russia, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, and Ecuador.
The festival featured a parade of participants, a gala concert, a patriotic campaign, an exposition of local artists and an exhibition of arts and crafts.
The event was...
28 May 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will work out measures to enhance the investment potential of Vitebskdrev. The measures will be included in the memorandum on assistance with Vitebskdrev pre-privatization, which will be signed between the Development Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, BelTA learned from the Development Bank.
The memorandum envisages the development of a detailed business plan, which will be used to attract...
10 May 2019
The events of the Great Patriotic War should serve as a lesson for life, for the sake of peace and development, Moldova Ambassador to Belarus Victor Sorocean told the media, BelTA has learned.
"The further the terrible years of the war are away from us, the more we need to talk about them. The memory of the war should be passed over to to descendants to make sure the things that happened then should never be repeated. This is the lesson for life, otherwise there will be no peaceful sky,...