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Belarus and Austria are discussing strategic priorities in cooperation, including in the sphere of information technologies, BelTA learned from Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vladimir Ulakhovich in Vienna on 11 November.

Plans are in place to sign €250 million worth of agreements at an Austrian-Belarusian business forum in Vienna, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Austria Alena Kupchyna said in an interview to the Belarus 1 TV channel on 10 November, BelTA has learned.

Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei presented proposals on developing the Eastern Partnership Initiative for the period till 2030 during events held in Sweden to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the initiative, BelTA has learned.

Tuesday, 05 November 2019 08:50

Belarus' budget bill submitted to parliament

The 2020 budget bill has been submitted to the parliament, BelTA learned from the website of the House of Representatives.

Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed two decrees stipulating the next year's social and economic development targets, BelTA has learned.

The growth of salaries should be driven only by growing labor productivity. Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Rumas actualized the instructions as he visited woodworking enterprises in the city of Rechitsa, Gomel Oblast on 31 October, BelTA has learned.

The governments and ministries of Belarus and Russia are working on integration documents in order to present results of the work to the heads of state in November, however, it is not so easy to reconcile the views. Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Rumas made the relevant statement as he met with Chairman of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation Aleksei Kudrin on 30 October, BelTA has learned.

It is necessary to finish the harvesting campaign and most of the autumn field work by 7 November. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko gave the relevant instructions on 29 October as he heard out a report on completing this year's harvesting campaign and on fulfilling the instructions to increase and diversify the export of merchandise and services, BelTA has learned.

There is a need to think over a more serious ground protection of the Belarusian nuclear power plant (BelNPP), Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he heard out a report on the military and political situation, risks, challenges and threats for Belarus, and also proposals on ways to respond to them, BelTA has learned.

In the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) for Belarus for 2021-2025 the focus will be placed on cooperation instead of support, UN Resident Coordinator in Belarus Joanna Kazana-Wisniowiecki said in an interview to the Nedelya TV show aired on the STV on 27 October, BelTA has learned.