The head of state was first of all interested in the country's economic performance in January-April 2020. “We analyzed the first quarter. April was not an easy month, due to certain circumstances, which are very serious for our export-oriented economy. Therefore, I would like to see the results of those four months and the main trends that primarily worry us,” the president said.
On 13 May, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed a decree to approve the annual report for 2019 of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus (NBRB), BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed Decree No.159 “Concerning the translation of assets and liabilities into functional curency” on 12 May, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.
Belarusians annually dispose of 280,000 tonnes of plastic waste, which is 29.4kg per capita, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Ministry.
The tragedy of the Belarusian nation, which bore the titanic burden of losses and destruction of the cruelest war of the 20th century, is incomparable to any hardships of today. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement during the army parade held on 9 May to mark the 75th anniversary of the Soviet people's victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, BelTA has learned.
The Belarusian government intends to come to terms on signing long-term contracts on oil deliveries from sources other than Russia, BelTA learned from First Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Dmitry Krutoi on 7 May.