11 April 2018
VITEBSK(BelTA) – Details have been unveiled for the Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk festival program, director general of the Vitebsk cultural center, the festival director Alexander Sidorenko told the media on 10 April, BelTA has learned.
The program has been published on the official website of the festival. It includes the events to be held at the Vitebsk concert hall, the Yakub Kolas National Academic Drama Theater, the Lyalka puppet theater, the Vitebsk Oblast Philharmonic, and...
14 March 2018
MINSK (BelTA) – The family capital program has proved efficient in stimulating the birth of third and more children in Belarusian families, Belarus' Deputy Labor and Social Security Minister Alexander Rumak said during a call-in session at the Selskaya Gazeta newspaper, BelTA has learned.
“The family capital program has become a good stimulus for the birthrate in the country. An estimated 17,300 third and subsequent children were born before the launch of the program. Their...
7 March 2018
MINSK (BelTA) – As of early 2018 there were 5.1 million women in Belarus, or 53.4% of the country's total population. More than 78% of women live in cities and towns, BelTA learned from the National Statistics Committee.
The average Belarusian woman was 42.6 years old as of early 2017. Women living in cities are much younger than female rural dwellers (41 and 47.8 years old respectively).
Every third female engaged in economic activity had a diploma of higher education,...
11 April 2018
KIEV(BelTA) - The Belarusian agricultural machinery engineering company Gomselmash plans to ramp up exports to Ukraine by 50%, Dmitry Mulyar, head of the company's marketing center, told BelTA on the sidelines of the Made in Belarus expo.
Gomselmash views the Ukrainian market as a priority, Dmitry Mulyar underlined. “Last year, we sold there around 100 combine harvesters. In 2018 we plan to boost the exports by 50% and supply 150 vehicles. We expect to increase our exports to 800...
3 April 2018
GOMEL(BelTA) – There are great prospects for future cooperation between Gomel Oblast and Russia’s Bryansk Oblast. Bryansk Oblast Vice Governor Yuri Mokrenko made the relevant statement during the solemn meeting held in Gomel on 2 April on the occasion of the Day of Unity of Peoples of Belarus and Russia, BelTA has learned.
Yuri Mokrenko noted that cooperation between Bryansk Oblast and Gomel Oblast covers virtually all spheres. Relations grow stronger in various fields. Bilateral trade...
5 March 2018
MINSK, 5 March (BelTA) – The appointment of Oleg Borisenko as Director General of OAO Gomeltransneft Druzhba has been okayed, BelTA has learned.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the relevant personnel decision on 5 March.
Prior to the appointment Oleg Borisenko worked as Chairman of the Gomel Oblast Council of Deputies.