Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed Decree No.8, which approves the draft agreement between Belarus and Zimbabwe on the promotion and mutual protection of investments as a basis to hold negotiations, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.

Tuesday, 17 January 2023 12:03

Belarus to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Jewish community in Belarus traditionally organizes memorial events, mourning rallies, exhibitions and film screenings, lectures and other events to mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day (27 January), to keep the memory of the Holocaust alive and involve Jewish and non-Jewish audiences in the process, BelTA learned from the organizers.

Belarusians will always pursue an independent policy and their own way of life, head of state Aleksandr Lukashenko said at an Old New Year reception on behalf of the president, BelTA has learned.

Over 13,500 foreigners have visited Belarus as part of the visa-waiver travel program since 1 January 2023, BelTA learned from the State Border Committee of Belarus.

Resident companies of sci-tech parks will be given preferences in Zhabinka, a satellite town of Brest, Chairman of the Zhabinka District Executive Committee Andrei Kuzmich told a BelTA correspondent.

There has not been and cannot be any talk of Russia or Belarus giving up their sovereignty, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the meeting to discuss Belarus-Russia Union State integration programs on 12 January, BelTA has learned.

It is necessary to safeguard the purity of the native language and keep foreign traditions out of one's home. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement during the ceremony held on 10 January to present Spiritual Revival awards, special prizes for people of culture and art, and the special prize Belarusian Sport Olympus, BelTA has learned.

The coronavirus pandemic in Belarus is almost over, however, neither residents of the country nor healthcare workers should relax just yet, BelTA learned from Belarusian Healthcare Minister Dmitry Pinevich.

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