Internal troops play an important role even in peaceful time, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said when he visited military unit No. 5448 in Minsk in the run-up to the 100th anniversary of the internal troops of the Interior Ministry on 16 March, BelTA informs.
"They play a great role in maintaining peace. I appreciate it very much, and I often say, even insist, that internal troops are especially important in cities, in Minsk, for example, where there are many different people....
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made new appointments on 5 March, BelTA informs.
The head of state appointed:
Sergei Kovalchuk Sport and Tourism Minister;
Leonid Marinich Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Uzbekistan;
Yuri Kobets Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus.
The president approved the appointment of:
Vadim Olshevsky as Deputy Chairman of the Brest Oblast Executive Committee;
Viktor Atlivanov as Chairman...
Belarus will host a variety of events to celebrate the Francophone Days on 5-30 March, BelTA learned from the French Embassy in Minsk.
The International Francophonie Day marked on 20 March is aimed at celebrating the French language and Francophone cultures around the world. This year Minskers will have an opportunity to attend the events dedicated to gastronomy, theater, music, photography, architecture and cinema, the diplomatic mission said.
The Francophone Days will be organized...