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The Republic of Belarus is located in the center of Europe. It is situated on the crossroads of major transport routes between the CIS and Western Europe. Belarus shares borders with Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Russia and Ukraine.
The Republic of Belarus is located in the center of Europe. It borders Lithuania in the northwest, Latvia and Russia in the north, Russia in the northeast and east, Ukraine in the south, Poland in the west.
The Republic of Belarus is an export-oriented state with a well-developed production sector, services sector and agriculture. Belarus adheres to the socially-oriented model of the market economy which has proven to be consistent and efficient.
The term ‘Belarusian’ emerged at the end of the 16th century to name people living on the ethnic territory of Belarus. By the end of the 19th century the term was permanently used to name people living on the territory of modern Belarus.
The Republic of Belarus is divided into oblasts, districts and other administrative units. The administrative division of the state is regulated by the legislation.
Nowadays science plays a crucial role in building the knowledge-based economy in Belarus. The national innovation development program till 2015 has laid the foundation for this process.
The healthcare system in the Republic of Belarus is based on the principles of social justice and affordability.
Tourism is one of the priorities of the Belarusian social and economic development. The government takes special care of this industry.
The Belarusian national culture has its roots in ancient times. It comprises colossal spiritual wealth which reflects moral, esthetic, intellectual values of the Belarusian people.
Modern Belarus is a full-fledged member of the global sport community. Belarus is among the top 20 countries out of 200 states taking part in the Olympic Games.
17 August 2018
Session to consider new appointments
14 August 2018
Session to discuss fulfillment of instructions regarding comprehensive development of Orsha District
14 August 2018
Greetings to Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain
13 August 2018
Working trip to Orsha District
12 August 2018
Belarusian athletes congratulated on great performance in European women's marathon
11 August 2018
Working trip to Mogilev Oblast
10 August 2018
Working trip to Gomel
10 August 2018
Greetings to member of national athletics team Elvira Herman
Decree No. 292 of 24 July 2018
On steps in preparation for the 2nd European Games MINSK 2019
Decree No. 247 of 20 June 2018
On the Year of Native Land
Decree No. 142 of 26 April 2018
On raising pensions
Decree No. 121 of 29 March 2018
On the organization of the enrollment campaign in 2018
Decree No. 105 of 12 March 2018
On amending the decrees of the President of the Republic of Belarus
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