An archive photo MINSK, 22 May (BelTA) – On 21 May, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed Decree No. 194 to approve the National Bank annual report 2018, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader.In line with the 2018 report, the National Bank achieved the main objective of the monetary policy, which is to curb inflation measured by the consumer price index. The inflation rate stood at 5.6% (December 2018 to December 2017). The target was to keep inflation below 6%. The country managed to maintain macroeconomic and financial stability, safe and efficient functioning of the banking sector, to preserve the high yield of national currency deposits and availability of loans in Belarusian rubles.More about President … [Read more...] about Lukashenko approves National Bank 2018 report
Ihi national forum 2018
It's a mega weekend for sport - six Premier League fixtures, two FA Cup semi-finals and the Grand National . The big race begins at 5:15pm on Saturday 6 April from Aintree and will be broadcast live on ITV. Tiger Roll is looking to secure back-to-back victories for the first time since Red Rum in 1973 and 1974. The horse was the victor last year, trained by Gordon Elliott, who also won with Silver Birch in 2007. Elliott has a record 13 contenders in the top 40. The favourites: Tiger Roll - 7/2 Rathvinden - 8/1 Anibale Fly - 11/1 Vintage Clouds - 11/1 Lake View Lad - 14/1 Jury Duty - 16/1 Pleasant Company - 16/1 Step Back - 20/1 Rock the Kasbah - 20/1 Mall Dini - 20/1 How to get to Aintree By train To get to Aintree via train, it will take one change, a short walk and about 1 hour and 40 minutes. Leaving from Manchester Piccadilly , Oxford Road and Victoria , you need to head first to Liverpool Lime Street. Once you are there, take a short walk to Liverpool … [Read more...] about Which horse won the Grand National in 2018?
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 30 Trend: Bakcell, the First Mobile Operator and the Fastest Mobile Internet Provider of Azerbaijan received “National CSR 2018” award. Bakcell has received the “Project of the year” award in the “Support for young entrepreneurs” category. The jury of this award, held for the first time in the country, was composed of representatives of the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ministry of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the State Committee on Family, Women and Children’s Problems of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, ASAN service and National Parliament (Milli Majlis) members, as well as representatives of various NGOs and private organizations. The awards ceremony was organized by the National Confederation of Entrepreneurs … [Read more...] about Bakcell receives “National CSR 2018” award
The first National Forum on Sustainable Development in Minsk has brought together all over 400 delegates: representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Economy Ministry, the Labor and Social Security Ministry, the Energy Ministry, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, the National Statistics Committee, the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the Hi-Tech Park, manufacturing companies, higher learning institutions, NGOs, UN agencies and international experts. They will share views and put forward proposals on the further action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. They will also outline goals and objectives for the short-term, mid-term and long-term perspectives. In the photo: During the forum … [Read more...] about First National Forum on Sustainable Development in Minsk
MINSK, 21 January (BelTA) – The first national forum on sustainable development will be held in Minsk on 24 January and will bring together all stakeholders working to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and also international partners, BelTA learned from the organizers. It is expected that the forum will be the first attempt to set up a platform for regular and comprehensive discussion of issues related to the SDGs with the participation of all stakeholders.During plenary and panel sessions led by moderators from among the heads of key ministries, representatives of government, Parliament, NGOs, business and academic communities the participants will exchange views and vocalize proposals regarding the future work on achieving the SDGs and the necessary measures for the improvement of this work. The forum will set the guidelines for short-, medium-and long-term prospects.The forum will, in particular, consider the implementation of the national strategy on … [Read more...] about Minsk to host national forum on sustainable development on 24 January