Bilateral dialogue between Uzbekistan and Belarus in the field of cultural and humanitarian cooperation has intensified, adviser to the Culture and Tourism Minister of Uzbekistan Shavkatjon Ortikov said before a gala concert in the Belarusian State Philharmonic to open the Days of Culture of Uzbekistan in Belarus, BelTA has learned.

Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed an executive order on encouraging talented young Belarusians on 13 April, the press service of the Belarusian leader told BelTA.

Before meeting with Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko Head of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov talked to reporters about cooperation with Belarus in road construction, BelTA has learned.

The potential for cooperation between Belarus and Tatarstan is enormous, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Head of Russia's Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov in Minsk on 13 April, BelTA has learned.

The First Russian-Belarusian Tourism Congress will take place in Minsk on 13-14 April, BelTA has learned.

It is necessary to give a new impetus to the development of the IT-industry, and this does not concern only residents of Belarus' Hi-Tech Park (HTP), Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a meeting to discuss draft legal acts on the development of the HTP on 11 April, BelTA has learned.

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