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The Ministry of Defense warns drivers about the movement of columns of military equipment to the command post exercise

The Ministry of Defense of Belarus warns drivers about the movement of columns of military equipment to the command post exercise. Such information is posted on the website of the defense ministry.

The output of military and special equipment columns in the Brest, Vitebsk, Grodno, Mogilev and Minsk regions continues from August 27 to September 5, the Ministry of Defense specified.

Mass harvesting of cereals is over in Belarus

Mass harvesting of cereals is coming to an end in Belarus, BelTA informs with reference to the website of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

As of August 23, grain and leguminous crops were harvested from 1.94 million hectares, which is 96.4% of the planned area. In total, more than 5.12 million tons of grain have been threshed in the country with an average yield of 26.

Innovations in personified accounting of the Federal Tax Service will help to quickly solve employment issues - the Ministry of Labor

In Belarus, control is strengthened for organizations that pay salaries below their minimum wage to their employees, and measures are being taken to monitor personnel flow more quickly. This is stipulated by the amendments to the Rules for the Individual (Personalized) Accounting of Insured Persons in the System of State Social Insurance, which were introduced by Resolution of the Council of Ministers of August 9, 2018 No.

The new minister of industry intends to pay more attention to enterprises in medium and small cities

Enterprises in medium and small cities need to pay more attention. This opinion was expressed to journalists by the new minister of industry Pavel Utyupin, whom Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko presented to the employees of the department today, BelTA has learned.

"It's probably necessary to pay more attention to enterprises, which are located in small and medium-sized cities.

Belarus' GDP 4.4% up in January-July

In January-July 2018 Belarus' GDP rose by 4.4% in comparison with the same period of last year, representatives of the National Statistics Committee of Belarus told BelTA.

According to initial estimates, Belarus' GDP totaled Br66.7 billion in current prices or 104.4% as against January-July 2017 in comparable prices.

In January-July 2018 the GDP deflator index totaled 112.1% as against January-July 2017.

Belarus president wants proposals on replacing central government officials

Proposals on candidates to replace central government officials must be submitted this week. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko gave the order during the government conference held on 14 August to discuss the fulfillment of his instructions concerning the comprehensive development of Orsha District, BelTA has learned.

According to the head of state, the only reason why his instructions have not been fulfilled is the devil-may-care attitude of the central government to the presidential instructions.

Belarusian Information Ministry working on national television content resolution

The Information Ministry is busy working on a resolution on national television content. Belarusian Information Minister Alexander Karlyukevich made the relevant statement on the air of the TV channel STV, BelTA has learned.

The official noted that the renewed mass media law is sufficient for making up one's mind about what the national television product is. A number of bylaws will be developed to supplement the law.

Lukashenko pleased with Gomel Oblast Children Clinical Hospital reconstruction results

The reconstruction of the Gomel Oblast Children Clinical Hospital has produced outstanding results. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the relevant statement as he talked to Gomel residents on 10 August, BelTA has learned.

A true palace. I cannot describe it otherwise. Cutting-edge technologies, a magnificent hospital, said the Belarusian head of state.

Alexander Lukashenko noted that similar healthcare institutions had been built in every oblast.

National report on Belarusian nuclear power plant stress tests compliant with EU requirements

The national report resulting from the stress tests of the Belarusian nuclear power plant is compliant with requirements of the European Union. The statement was made by Mark Foy, head of the group of European experts in charge of reviewing results of these stress tests, BelTA has learned.

Mark Foy said: If we talk about the conclusion we've made, the group of experts concludes that Belarus' national report meets the European Union's requirements for stress tests on the whole.

Investors ready to pour $850m in new enterprises in Belarusian FEZs

Investors are ready to invest $850 million in the establishment of new enterprises in free economic zones (FEZ) in Belarus. The information was released by First Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Vasily Matyushevsky after the government conference held by Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko to discuss ways to bolster the performance of Belarusian FEZs, BelTA has learned.

Vasily Matyushevsky said: The total volume of declared investments in all the six free economic zones is close to $850 million.

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