Vetka Regional Executive Committee
New buildings at Batrakova Street in the town of Vetka
The Church of the Transfiguration in the town of Vetka
The Stavok recreation center
The Shklyarov Museum of Old Belief and Belarusian Traditions in Vetka
Map of Vetka Region
Gomel to welcome delegations from 18 countries on Business Days
GOMEL(BelTA) – Delegations from 18 countries will take part in the Business Days in Gomel forum on 23 November, Director General of the Gomel Office of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Marina Filonova told the media on 20 November, BelTA has learned. Among the participants of the forum will be representatives of Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Italy, Germany, and others. The Netherlands and Israel will take part in the forum for the first time. “The forum will be held for the...
Gomel Oblast traditions to go on display at Belarus-Ukraine regional forum
GOMEL (BelTA) – Unique rites, traditions and customs will be featured by regions of Gomel Oblast at the town of artisans during the 1st Forum of Regions of Belarus and Ukraine in Gomel on 25-26 October, head of the main department for ideology, culture and youth affairs of the Gomel Oblast Executive Committee Irina Dovgalo told the media on 22 October, BelTA has learned. “Guests and participants of the forum will be able to get familiar with the cultural potential of our country, Gomel...
Dnieper River basin management strategy to be discussed at Belarus-Ukraine forum
GOMEL(BelTA) - The Dnieper Basin Council will convene for a meeting during the Forum of Regions of Belarus and Ukraine due in Gomel on 25-26 October, chairman of the Gomel regional committee of natural resources and environmental protection Andrei Sushchevich told the media on 16 October, BelTA has learned. The council will focus on the draft plan of the Dnieper River basin management. “Basin management is a new thing for our country. It is therefore very important to study existing...
Belarus-Ukraine interregional forum program agreed
MINSK(BelTA) – Belarus and Ukraine have agreed the program of the forum of regions, which will take place in Gomel on 25-26 October, representatives of the Embassy of Belarus in Ukraine told BelTA. The sides have agreed the concept and the main components of the forum's program. Plans have been made to arrange the seventh session of the Belarusian-Ukrainian business cooperation advisory board and a business matchmaking session on the first day of the forum. Thematic conferences and...
Historical conference in Gomel to discuss turning point in Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945
MINSK (BelTA) – Historians will gather in Gomel on 22-23 November to discuss a radical turning point in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, BelTA learned from Vyacheslav Danilovich, Director of the History Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB). According to the source, the conference will gather historians from Belarus, Russia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan to discuss a radical turning point in the Great Patriotic War and the launch of Belarus’...
Belarusian steel mill BMZ now makes 8mm rebars to meet demand
GOMEL (BelTA) – The Belarusian steel mill BMZ is busy mastering the production of new type of reinforcement bars, the company’s Press Secretary Alexander Olesik told BelTA. The company has made a pilot batch of the new kind of merchandise – rebars with the diameter of 8mm. BMZ made only rebars with the diameter of 10-40mm in the past. The company decided to start making the new product in response to customer’s demands. This year alone the company has received about 40...
Diplomats to visit Chernobyl-affected areas in Belarus
MINSK(BelTA) – Belarus' Emergencies Ministry in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme office in Belarus, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will organize a visit of representatives of the diplomatic corps to the areas worst hit by the Chernobyl disaster in Belarus on 13 September, BelTA learned from the Chernobyl department at the Emergencies Ministry. “The diplomats will visit Khoiniki District and the Polesye State Radiation-Ecological Reserve...
Belarus' Gomel twins with China's Chengdu
GOMEL, 28 August (BelTA) – A twinning agreement between Belarus' Gomel and China's Chengdu was signed on 28 August at a meeting between the Gomel authorities and a delegation from the Chinese city, BelTA has learned. The document was signed by Gomel Mayor Piotr Kirichenko and member of the Standing Committee of the Provincial Party Committee and Secretary of the Chengdu Municipal Committee Fan Ruiping. The parties outlined the main areas of cooperation. The cities intend to develop...