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Thursday, 03 January 2019 09:01

Social security update in Belarus for 2019

Changes in social security regulation covering the minimum wage, base amount and pension age came into effect in Belarus on 1 January, BelTA has learned.

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin said that it is possible to reach an agreement on disputable issues in Belarus-Russia relations as they met in the Kremlin on 25 December, BelTA has learned.

The development of sport has always been and still is a priority of Belarus' state policy, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said at the session held on 18 December to discuss the development of summer sports, BelTA informs.

Belarus is fully determined to fulfill the agreement to hit $1 billion in trade with Pakistan, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he met with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of the Armed Forces of Pakistan Zubair Mahmood Hayat on 17 December, BelTA has learned.

A session of the national council for developing the business education system took place in the Belarusian Economy Ministry, the ministry's press service told BelTA.

I expect that the talks on tax maneuver in the oil industry with Russia will be positive, Belarus' Vice Premier Igor Lyashenko told the media in Moscow on 8 December, BelTA has learned.

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko will go to the Russian Federation in order to participate in a session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council and an informal meeting of the heads of state of the Commonwealth of Independent States, the press service of the Belarusian leader told BelTA.

The Belarusian government suggests that the state as an owner should play a more prominent role in the management of companies, BelTA learned from Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Rumas on 3 December.

It is essential to step up efforts to overcome obstacles on the internal market of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said as he met with the EAEU heads of government on 27 November, BelTA informs.

Belarus will no longer support the proposal to extend the current mechanism for distribution of import customs duties in the Eurasian Economic Union, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said at a meeting with the heads of government of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states on 27 November, BelTA has learned.