20 June 2017
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...
16 June 2017
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...
20 June 2017
The international scientific conference Minsk and Minskers: Ten Centuries of History will take place in the Belarusian capital city on 7-8 June, BelTA learned from the Minsk City Hall. The forum is dedicated to the 950th anniversary of Minsk. It is organized by the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB), the History Institute of the NASB, the Minsk City Hall. The conference will focus on a wide range of topics, namely ancient Minsk of the 11th - 13th centuries, Minsk in the...
16 June 2017
The average life expectancy of Belarusians is forecast to make up 74.5 years in 2017, BelTA learned from Yelena Bogdan, the head of the central office for medical aid organization at the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry. The government program People's Health and Demographic Security is well underway. In 2016 all the tasks set forth in the program were accomplished. The program was described successful during the meeting of Belarus' Council of Ministers. "The target was to increase the...