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Lukashenko updated on development of agriculture, Orsha District
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko met with Head of the Belarus President Property Management Directorate Viktor Sheiman to receive his report on 26 June, BelTA has learned. The meeting focused on the development of agribusiness within the framework of the Property Management Directorate, establishment of new production facilities, the situation at a number of enterprises in Orsha District. By the way, Viktor Sheiman had been instructed to analyze the state of affairs at these...
Pharmaceutical enterprise of multinational joint venture to open in Vitebsk Oblast on 13 July
The R&D and manufacturing complex Nativita will be opened in Beshenkovichi, Vitebsk Oblast on 13 July, BelTA learned from Viktor Shein, Deputy Director of the Pharmaceutical Industry Department, Head of the Economy and Marketing Office of the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry, on 19 June. According to the source, the new pharmaceutical enterprise, which will be opened on 13 July, will focus on making cancer medications. Nativita is a joint venture established with assistance of...
Vitebsk among top 10 most popular historical cities in CIS
Vitebsk has been named among the CIS most popular historical cities for tourists in 2016, BelTA learned from the analytics agency TurStat. TurStat analyzed the tours and data provided by regional travel agencies in order to compile the ranking. Almost each of the top 10 cities is situated in Central Asia and Transcaucasia: Turkestan, Taraz (Kazakhstan), Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva (Uzbekistan), Ganja (Azerbaijan), Gyumri (Armenia), Khujand (Tajikistan), and Mary (Turkmenistan). Vitebsk is...
Street art fest promised as part of Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk
The street art fest On Seven Winds will take place as part of the 26th international art festival, BelTA learned from the forum's director Alexander Sidorenko on 7 June. According to the source, a number of additional venues will be available apart from the main one — the Summer Amphitheater. Those include the Vitebsk Concert Hall, the Yakub Kolas Drama Theater, the local philharmonic as well as open-air stages. These venues will host as interesting events as those at the main venue,...
Novopolotsk establishes ties with China's Heihe
A delegation of China's Heihe has arrived in Novopolotsk on a visit, BelTA learned from the Novopolotsk Town Hall. "Interregional cooperation with Chinese towns and provinces is strengthening all over Belarus. Novopolotsk has already twinned with Chinese Weihai. Now we are expanding ties and have invited new potential partners from Heihe, the town with the population of two million. The delegation including six representatives of the administrative apparatus led by the secretary of the...
Belarus PM instructs to finalize action plan on Orsha District development
The strategic priority action plan on the development of Orsha District needs finalizing, Belarus Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said during the onsite session of the Presidium of the Council of Ministers on the development of Orsha District on 23 May, BelTA has learned. The meeting considered the draft plan which comprised over 90 projects suggested for implementation in different areas. The prime minister instructed to finalize the document at the end of the meeting. The Belarusian...
Seven countries to participate in song and music festival in Dubrovno
The 24th international song and music festival Dnieper Voices in Dubrovno will be held on 20-21 May and will bring together amateur groups from seven countries, BelTA learned from Lyudmila Dudareva, the head of the ideology, culture and youth affairs department at the Dubrovno District Executive Committee. "This year we expect guests from all regions of Belarus, as well as from Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova and Poland. We will welcome them in the morning in the central...
National Environment Forum in Vitebsk on 11 May
The 14th National Environment Forum in Vitebsk will be co-located with the 6th International Economic Forum "Innovations. Investments. Prospects". The events will be held on 11 May, BelTA learned from the Vitebsk regional committee of natural resources and environment protection. Co-locating the two events will emphasize the priority of promoting the rational use of natural resources, attracting investment and implementing innovative technologies in order to facilitate a gradual...
Orsha District hailed as example of economy restart for entire Belarus
Orsha District can become an example of how economy should be relaunched in the entire country, BelTA learned from First Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Vasily Matyushevsky during a working meeting in the Orsha District Executive Committee on 4 May. The official said: "We have good chances of submitting proposals on restarting the economy using Vitebsk Oblast and specifically its Orsha branch as an example. This experience can be spread onto the rest of the country later on. Today we...
Belarus' Braslav, Tolochin sign cooperation agreements with Russian regions
Braslav District and Tolochin Districts of Belarus' Vitebsk Oblast signed cooperation agreements with Russian regions on 28 April, BelTA has learned. A delegation of Safonovo District of Russia's Smolensk Oblast is on a fact-finding visit to Belarus' Tolochin District. On 28 April the sides signed a twinning agreement. The document is designed to promote friendly and business relations between youth, cultural, art, sports, and educational institutions, commercial and public...