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Voting underway for Belarus' best tourism brand concept
Belarus' National Tourism Agency offers to vote for the best concept of Belarus tourism brand, BelTA learned from the National Tourism Agency. The National Tourism Agency has presented 17 tourism brand concepts on its website. Voting on the website will run until 16 December. All in all, 24 works were submitted for the contest. After review in the Sport and Tourism Ministry, 17 concepts were alllowed to the final round. The final decision on the concept will be taken by a council of...
Belarus president makes new appointments
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made new appointments on 13 November, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. The head of state appointed: Alexander Ponomarev Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to Hungary with a concurrent accreditation in Bosnia and Herzegovina; Yuri Sluka Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Syrian Arab Republic with a concurrent accreditation in the...
Lukashenko emphasizes people's role in maintaining order, developing communities
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko emphasized the role of citizens in maintaining order and developing communities during his visit the village of Bolbasovo, Orsha District on 4 November, BelTA has learned. The head of state got familiar with the upgrading and social development of Bolbasovo. Speaking to local residents, he said that gradual steps are taken in Belarus to improve living conditions in the country, starting from the capital and ending with agro-towns. However, small...
Belarus to adjust national defense plan in 2019
The national defense plan will be adjusted in 2019, BelTA learned from Belarusian Defense Minister Andrei Ravkov during the practical stage of a conference for commanding officers of the Belarusian army in Lida District, Grodno Oblast on 1 November. The defense minister said: "The next year will be momentous for military planning. We will have to adjust the national defense plan for 2020-2024. It will be approved by the head of state in late 2019. The document will specify in detail how...
Belarus among top 10 countries of Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2019 ranking
Belarus has made it to the top ten countries to visit in Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2019 list, BelTA has learned from the website of the travel guide book publisher. Belarus was placed 8th in this ranking. The website welcomes the 30-day visa waiver and praises Belarus' art and cafe scene. Describing Minsk, the travel guide points to "its impeccably restored Old Town centered around the graceful town hall", where travelers can visit fashionable cocktail bars and join summer street...
Border security concept to enhance Belarus' good neighborly belt
The implementation of the national border security concept for the 2018-2022 period will enhance the good neighborly belt with foreign countries. The document was approved by Belarus president decree No.410 on 16 October. The document is designed to improve the protection of national interests against external and internal threats in the border space, ensure uniform approaches to shaping and implementing the state border policy, and improve the security of the state border, representatives...
Mechanism in development to protect consumers of tourism services in Belarus
A mechanism to protect consumers of tourism services is being developed in Belarus, BelTA learned from Belarusian Deputy Sports and Tourism Minister Mikhail Portnoi before the third session of the Belarusian-Ukrainian working group on cooperation in tourism on 10 October. The Sports and Tourism Ministry was the agency to suggest that laws should be developed to protect consumers of tourism services. "The process has already begun. We are going to have to work together with members of the...
Belarus to host European Bird Watching Days on 6-7 October
The European Bird Watching Days, EuroBirdwatch 2018, will be held in Belarus on 6-7 October, BelTA learned from the Belarusian bird conservation organization Akhova Ptushak Batskaushchyny. Millions of birds are now leaving Europe for the winter. The goal of EuroBirdwatch is to get local residents familiar with migrating birds, their nesting needs, problems they encounter along flyways and within wintering areas in the Mediterranean and Africa. To make part of the campaign one needs...
Scientists develop virtual tour across Belarus' natural reserves
Scientists and specialists of the National and Practical Center for Bioresources of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) have developed a virtual tour across Belarus' protected areas, BelTA learned from the press service of the NASB. The purpose of the project is to promote environmental and green tourism in Belarus. The website offering the virtual tour across Belarus' natural reserves features national parks, wilderness areas, natural monuments as well as tourist...
Belarus president makes new appointments
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made new appointments on 18 September, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. The head of state appointed: Vitaly Vovk Aide to the President of the Republic of Belarus – Inspector for Vitebsk Oblast; Vasily Markovich Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Republic of Latvia; Alexei Samosuyev Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the...
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