First unit of Belarusian nuclear power plant begins hot trials MINSK. KAZINFORM - The first unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant has begun hot trials of the reactor unit –the largest stage of startup and commissioning work before the physical launch, BelTA learned from ASE Company. The company is the general designer and general contractor in the project for building the Belarusian nuclear power plant.
Belarus' representative to take on EAEU top job on 1 February MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - I am preparing to transfer my powers to the representative of Belarus by 1 February, Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Tigran Sargsyan told the media on the sidelines of the 14th international conference on the Eurasian economic integration in Moscow on 29 November, BelTA has learned.
Belarus proposes to set up trans-Eurasian companies in CIS MINSK. KAZINFORM – Belarus has proposed to set up trans-Eurasian companies in the CIS, Chairman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly Mikhail Myasnikovich said at a press conference following the 50th plenary session of the CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (IPA) in Saint Petersburg on 22 November, BelTA learned from the press service of the Council of the Republic.
Preliminary voter turnover during parliamentary elections in Belarus at 77.22% MINSK. KAZINFORM - According to preliminary data, voter turnout during elections to the seventh-convocation House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus stands at 77.22%, BelTA learned from the website of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Belarus.
Belarus, Austria expected to triple trade, double investment VIENNA. KAZINFORM – The visit of Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko to Austria and the agreements reached at the Belarusian-Austrian business forum are truly historic events, Belarus' Economy Minister Dmitry Krutoi told the media in Vienna, BelTA has learned.
Kazakhstan’s Bykova wins big at int’l weightlifting tournament in Belarus NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan’s Yekaterina Bykova won the gold medal in the ALEXANDER CUP, the International Cup in memory of Two-time Olympic Champion Alexander Kurlovich, underway in Grodno in Belarus, the National Olympic Committee’s press service reports.
CSTO foreign ministers pass statement on 80th anniversary of WW2 start MINSK. KAZINFORM A working meeting of ministers of foreign affairs of the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) was held on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly. The ministers signed a joint statement dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the beginning of World War II and discussed preparations for the upcoming meetings of the CSTO charter bodies at the high and highest levels, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
CIS plenipotentiaries to meet in Minsk on 28 August NUR-SULTAN - MINSK – A meeting of the Council of Permanent Plenipotentiary Representatives of the CIS member states will be held in the CIS Executive Committee in Minsk on 28 August, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
Belarus, Uzbekistan sign agreement on production, sci-tech cooperation MINSK. KAZINFORM – The intergovernmental agreement between Belarus and Uzbekistan on production and sci-tech cooperation was signed by Belarus Vice Premier Vladimir Dvornik and Uzbekistan Vice Premier Elyar Ganiyev in Minsk on 1 August, BelTA has learned.