Construction of Chinese swimming pool and stadium in Minsk to be finished in 2024
Chinese companies are building a National football stadium and an International standard swimming pool in Minsk. The President signed decrees according to which the swimming pool and stadium should be built by December 31, 2024, Sputnik reported.
World Bank significantly raised the forecast for Belarus' GDP
GDP growth in Belarus may reach 3% by the end of this year, according to the World Bank's autumn forecast. Earlier, the bank's experts believed that GDP would increase by 0.6% over the year, Sputnik reported.
At a meeting of the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly, representative of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry Irina Velichko said that Belarus ranks 41st out of 146 in the Global Gender Gap Index 2023, Minsk-News reported.
September 2023 became the warmest for the first time since 1945 in Belarus, Sputnik reported. The average air temperature in September was several degrees above the climatic norm, and the maximum value was recorded at 29.2°C.