Despite difficulties Belarus' energy industry is finishing the year with decent results. Belarusian Energy Minister Viktor Karankevich mentioned it during a solemn event timed to Energy Industry Worker's Day, BelTA has learned.

Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed Decree No. 433 to amend Decree No. 13 of 6 January 2012 “On certain issues of subsidized construction (reconstruction) or acquisition of residential premises”, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.

Positive feedback from Belarus' visa-free travel program is behind the latest decision to extend the program. Head of the Central Consular Office of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Andrei Kozhan mentioned it while talking about the ministry's initiative to extend visa-free travel arrangements for residents of Lithuania, Latvia, and Poland onto 2023, BelTA has learned.

The sanctions against Belarus and Russia have boomeranged, Belarusian head of state Aleksandr Lukashenko told reporters after the talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Minsk on 19 December, BelTA has learned.

Belarus will send humanitarian aid to Pakistan to help it alleviate the consequences of devastating floods, BelTA learned from the Emergencies Ministry.

Belarus is happy with the results of the discussion of a common gas market with Russia and the price for energy over the next three years, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he spoke to the media after the talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Minsk on 19 December, BelTA has learned.

Tuesday, 20 December 2022 10:18

Belarus to raise base amount on 1 January 2023

The base amount in Belarus will be increased on 1 January 2023, BelTA learned from the press service of the Council of Ministers.

There should be no complaints in the course of export of Belarusian goods and services to the Russian market. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement during a conference held on 16 December to discuss Belarus-Russia cooperation, BelTA has learned.

The next meeting of the CIS Council of Permanent Plenipotentiary Representatives will be held at the CIS headquarters in Minsk on 20 December, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.

Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko will hold talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the Palace of Independence in Minsk on 19 December, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.

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