Iraqi Airways opens flights to Minsk from three more cities in Iraq
In August 2021, Iraqi Airways will open flights to Minsk from three more cities in Iraq - Basra, Sulaymaniyah and Erbil. Planes from Basra will start flying to Minsk from August 5 to October 29. Flights will be operated on Thursdays.
Aviation of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Belarus is fighting a large fire in Turkey
The aviation of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Belarus is involved in the elimination of a large fire in the area of Marmaris in Turkey. There are two helicopters of Belarusian rescuers in this country. The fight against large-scale forest fires continues in Turkey.
The Goethe Institute has stopped working in Belarus
The Goethe Institute has stopped working in Belarus in accordance with the request of the country's Foreign Ministry. The Goethe Institute is a German non-governmental organization whose goal is to popularize the German language, culture, and traditions.
Starting from August 1, the Government of Belarus raises export duties on oil and petroleum products exported outside the customs territory of the Eurasian Economic Union. From the 1st day, the customs duty on oil, fuel oil, petroleum bitumen, petroleum jelly and paraffin, spent petroleum products will increase to $ 67.8 per ton – this is $ 6.3 more than in July.
ISsoft has decided to open additional offices in Belarus: in Grodno and Gomel. During the pandemic, the ISsoft team switched to a remote format of work and for a year and a half, ISsoft has been operating a program to expand the geography of the company's work.
200 foreigners received the first vaccination against COVID-19 in Belarus
About 200 foreigners have already received the first vaccination against COVID-19 on a paid basis. Among the first people who received the injection are citizens of Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Russia.
Georgy Kondratiev heads the Belarusian national football team
Georgy Kondratiev has been confirmed as the head coach of the national football team of Belarus. This decision was made on July 28 by the executive committee of the Association "Belarusian Football Federation".