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27 June 2017
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...
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...
9 June 2017
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,...
6 June 2017
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...
25 May 2017
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...