Agenda of CIS Foreign Ministers Council meeting to be finalized on Jan 29 MINSK. KAZINFORM – A session of the Council of Permanent Plenipotentiary Representatives of the CIS Member States at the Charter-based and Other CIS Bodies will take place at the CIS Executive Committee in Minsk on 29 January, BelTA learned from the CIS Executive Committee.
Belarus invites CIS countries to join EAEU satellite constellation project MINSK. KAZINFORM Belarus invites member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) to join the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) project, which provides for creating a constellation of satellites for the remote sensing of Earth.
IAEA mission to come to Belarus in February to check readiness for nuclear power plant launch MINSK. KAZINFORM - An Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) mission of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will come to Belarus in February 2020 to evaluate the readiness of the country's infrastructure for operating a nuclear power plant. Preparations for welcoming the mission are being discussed at a routine conference in Minsk on 14-15 January, the press service of the Belarusian Energy Ministry told BelTA.
Kazakhstan minister of trade and integration to visit Belarus in early 2020 MINSK. KAZINFORM – A delegation from Kazakhstan led by the minister of trade and integration will visit Belarus in early 2020, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Belarus Askar Beisenbayev said at a press conference timed to Kazakhstan's Independence Day on 26 December, BelTA has learned.
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.