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
Belarus remains 32nd in Global ICT Development Index
MINSK(BelTA) – Belarus has confirmed its status as the regional leader in the development of information and communication technologies. The country has managed to keep its current position in the 2017 Global ICT Development Index of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), BelTA has learned. The ITU has just released the annual Measuring Information Society report, which evaluates the development of information and communication technologies in the ITU member states....
Group of Latvian business women to visit Belarus
MINSK, 26 October (BelTA) – A delegation of Latvian business women will pay a visit to Belarus, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Union of Women. The delegation will be led by Deputy Chairperson of the Latvian Confederation of Employers, Chairperson of the Board of the Association of Latvian Private Investors, Head of the Latvian nongovernment organization Lidere Aiva Viksna. The visit will be running from 26 to 29 October. The Latvian guests are expected to meet with...
Belarus to trial 5G within three years
MINSK(BelTA) – Belarus will start creating a pilot area for testing 5G cellular communication services within three years. The information was released by Belarusian First Deputy Communications and Informatization Minister Dmitry Shedko during the plenary session of the 14th international forum on information technologies in banking BankIT'2017 on 18 October, BelTA has learned. “We strongly hope we will get down to deploying a fifth-generation cellular communication test area...
New potash mine in Belarus to open by 2021
MINSK (BelTA) – A new potash mine in Belarus will be built by 2021, BelTA learned from the Belarusian PR agency AGT. Boreholes will be drilled and freezing operations will start at premises of the future Nezhinsky mining and processing factory in October. The potash mine is supposed to be ready by 2021. Mine shafts will be drilled using shaft boring roadheaders. Construction workers are about to finish drilling boreholes about 160m below the surface in order to begin freezing the...
Belarusian Transport Ministry to implement transboundary projects with Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania
MINSK (BelTA) – The Belarusian Transport and Communications Ministry intends to implement several transboundary projects with Ukraine, Poland, and Lithuania, BelTA learned from Belarusian Transport and Communications Minister Anatoly Sivak on the sidelines of the Belarusian Transport Week on 3 October. The official reminded about the recently implemented project to electrify parts of the railroad from the Belarusian city of Molodechno to the Belarusian-Lithuanian border. Now trains can...
Cui Qiming: China will continue maintaining momentum in cooperation with Belarus
MINSK, 27 September (BelTA) – China is ready to continue maintaining momentum in cooperation with Belarus, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Belarus Cui Qiming said at a function held on 26 September to mark the 68th anniversary of the establishment of the People's Republic of China, BelTA has learned. The head of the diplomatic mission believes that China and Belarus are really close friends and sincere partners, who are ready to help each other. According to...
LTE technology in all district capitals in Belarus by year end
MINSK, 21 September (BelTA) – The cellular communication technology LTE will be deployed in all the district capitals of Belarus by the end of the year, BelTA learned from Belarusian Communications and Informatization Minister Sergei Popkov on 21 September. At present LTE is available to 60% of the Belarus population. “By the end of the year we will extend the coverage to virtually all the district capitals,” noted the official. Sergei Popkov said that the development of...
Belarus ready for compulsory upper secondary education
All conditions are in place to introduce the compulsory upper secondary education in Belarus, Education Minister Igor Karpenko said at the plenary session of the Nationwide Conference on Teaching on 24 August, BelTA has learned. The minister stressed that “the country has created all necessary conditions to switch to the compulsory upper secondary education.” “The country needs educated, highly-qualified specialists. The Education Code provides a necessary legislative corridor for...