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20.09.2017

Over 100 works by Napoleon Orda exhibited at National Art Museum
Over 100 works by Napoleon Orda exhibited at National Art Museum A kind of encyclopedia of Belarus is made up of drawings and watercolor of the master of landscape architecture of the XIX century. The heritage of Orda was brought from Krakow (today it houses more than 1,000 works by the artist).

15.09.2017

9th Belarusian-Pomeranian economic forum: joint ventures now on the cards
9th Belarusian-Pomeranian economic forum: joint ventures now on the cards Minsk Region is expanding cooperation with Pomeranian Voivodeship. A delegation from Gdańsk has been welcomed in the Minsk Regional Executive Committee for the 9th Belarusian-Pomeranian economic forum. Minsk Region has been in contact with the Polish region for a long time – a partnership agreement was signed seven years ago. Representatives of 16 companies visited Belarus in 2017. Their purpose was to learn more about economic and investment potential of the region.

30.08.2017

Deputy PM of Belarus meets with vice-marshal of Poland's Sejm
Deputy PM of Belarus meets with vice-marshal of Poland's Sejm Strengthen the political dialogue and find common ground for the business community: on August 30, Deputy Prime Minister Mikhail Rusyi met with Deputy Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland Ryszard Terlecki. The sides discussed new joint projects. Today Poland came in fourth place in terms of investment in Belarus. About 350 companies with Polish capital are successfully working in Belarus.
Poland intends to expand cooperation with Belarus
Poland intends to expand cooperation with Belarus The Polish Sejm intends to expand cooperation with the parliament of Belarus, said Vice-Speaker Ryszard Terlecki said. Contacts of business circles of both countries are the leitmotif of the meeting of the delegation from Poland with Belarusian MPs. To strengthen economic relations and political dialogue and develop profitable contracts - all this is possible in the coming years, parliamentarians are convinced.

28.08.2017

Augustow Canal unites Belarus, Poland and Lithuania at traditional festival
Augustow Canal unites Belarus, Poland and Lithuania at traditional festival On August 26, 2017 the Augustow Canal welcomed foreign guests. From the very morning people there were speaking the Belarusian, Polish and Lithuanian languages. The international festival united the best of the national traditions of three peoples. The festival on the Augustow Canal is traditional, but the festival of 2017 has a record number of participants. Artists from Poland and Lithuania joined the Belarusian performers. They could cross the Belarusian border without a visa for the first time.

09.08.2017

16th century frescoes discovered in Niasvizh Corpus Christi Church
16th century frescoes discovered in Niasvizh Corpus Christi Church Unique frescoes have been discovered under a layer of plaster during restoration works in Niasvizh Church of Corpus Christi. Reconstruction of the temple has been underway for several years, but only now can one see monograms of Jesuits on the north-eastern wall.

29.06.2017

Polish and Belarusian veterans gather in Grodno
Polish and Belarusian veterans gather in Grodno in remember WWII times They fought shoulder to shoulder and did not see each other since the end of the Great Patriotic War (1945). A meeting of Polish and Belarusian veterans took place in Grodno. 40 people came from the neighboring country within the framework of the 32nd All-Polish Meeting of the Regiment's Sons. Many of the veterans were born in Belarus and met the war as children in guerilla units.

29.05.2017

Belarus, Poland, Ukraine to carry out bison population study project
Belarus, Poland, Ukraine to carry out bison population study project A bison breeding center with the participation of Poland and Ukraine will be built in Belovezhskaya Pushcha.  In addition to breeding work, which will ultimately affect the population of the forest giants, scientists will work to improve bison feeding and study micropopulations. In the future, such work can increase the flow of photo-hunters from abroad.

11.05.2017

Belarus, Ukraine, Poland open retail equipment company in Vitebsk
Belarus, Ukraine, Poland open retail equipment company in Vitebsk A large investment forum has opened in Vitebsk today. Businessmen from Czechia, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine, Russia and China participate in it. A new facility to produce retail equipment was opened here too. The project was implemented using Ukrainian and Polish capital. Dozens of new jobs appeared at the new enterprise.

13.04.2017

MPs of Belarus and Poland discuss regional cooperation
MPs of Belarus and Poland discuss regional cooperation Cooperation between regions of Belarus and Poland in the economic area has great potential, said the Polish parliamentary group who met with Belarusian colleagues on April 13. The Polish delegation is visiting Belarus and have already inspected several joint ventures in the Grodno region. All in all, 350 joint ventures with Polish capital operate in Belarus. And this number is growing.

11.04.2017

Humanitarian issues discussed by Polish parliamentarians in Belarus
Humanitarian issues discussed by Polish parliamentarians in Belarus A Polish parliamentary delegation visited Belarus on April 11, 2017. The negotiations were held in the House of Representatives. The guests also visited Grodno region. In Lida and Novogrudok they visited places connected with mutual history of Belarus and Poland. As for the official part of the visit, the dialogue was held based on a range of humanitarian issues. The delegation from Warsaw was headed by Co-Chair of the Polish-Belarusian Parliamentary Group Adam Andruszkiewicz.

16.03.2017

Belarus intends to take part in Warsaw International Book Fair
Belarus intends to take part in Warsaw International Book Fair Belarus intends to take part in the Warsaw International Book Fair. This was discussed at a meeting between Belarus' Minister of Information Lilia Ananich with deputy minister of foreign affairs of Poland Marek Ziółkowski. The Polish politician also offered assistance in the organization of Belarus' national stand at the exhibition. In recent years, interest in the Belarusian press has been growing.

30.01.2017

Belarusian MPs to make official visit to Warsaw
Belarusian MPs to make official visit to Warsaw A delegation of Belarusian MPs are going to Warsaw. The official visit of Belarusian MPs to the neighboring country will be the first in many years. During the visit, they are scheduled to meet with Polish colleagues and businessmen. The purpose of the visit is the establishment and renewal of inter-parliamentary contacts.

13.12.2016

Stanisław Karczewski: Relations with Belarus were frozen, but now we see good opportunities
Stanisław Karczewski: Relations with Belarus were frozen, but now we see good opportunities The collapse of the USSR was accompanied by the collapse of the Soviet bloc, which included Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe. Neighboring Poland included. It was a member of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance - CMEA - which was a kind of European Union, something like "Socialist European Union." Today, Poland is in the "capitalist EU".

07.12.2016

Marshal of Polish Senate on trip to Niasvizh: I see a lot of traces of our common history
Stanisław Karczewski: Belarus-Poland border should unite peoples The Polish parliamentary delegation led by Senate Marshal Stanisław Karczewski has visited ancient Nesvizh. The guests had a tour of the museum-reserve, the former residence of the Radziwill family, and got familiar with exposition halls. The palace and park complex Nesvizh annually receives thousands of foreign tourists, including from Poland. The majestic complex after the restoration carried out impressed and Polish lawmakers, said the program "Minsk Region" on STV.
Polish Senate Marshal visits Republican Center for Pediatric Oncology in Borovlyany
Polish Senate Marshal visits Republican Center for Pediatric Oncology in Borovlyany Belarus and Poland intend to develop cooperation in the field of public health, said December 6 the Marshal of the Polish Senate during his visit to the National Center for Pediatric Oncology in Borovlyany. There Stanisław Karczewski got acquainted with the work of the medical staff and offices and also visited young patients. For them the Polish delegation prepared gifts.

06.12.2016

Stanisław Karczewski about brand new opportunities in Belarus-Poland relations
Stanisław Karczewski about brand new opportunities in Belarus-Poland relations Belarus and Poland agreed on the holding of a regional forum. Besides, while in Minsk, the Polish delegation discussed common initiatives and signed important papers. The signing of the agreement on the joint engagement of the Council of the Republic of Belarus and the Polish Senate took place in the National Library. It is symbolic, as two nations have common culture roots. However, today’s topic is first and foremost economy.
Stanisław Karczewski glad Belarusian students travel to Poland and vice versa
Stanisław Karczewski glad Belarusian students travel to Poland and vice versa Exchange of students between Belarus and Poland can be increased. The Polish Senate Marshal Stanisław Karczewski visited December 6 the Belarusian State University. The foreign guest came to talk with the students of the Faculty of Philology, at which students have for several decades studying the Polish language. During this time, the BSU has established good contacts with many foreign universities. Every year, about one hundred employees travel to Poland as part of scientific exchange and internship programs.
Belarus President: Relations with Poland on high level
Belarus President: Relations with Poland on high level Belarus expects to begin an active dialogue with Poland, said President Alexander Lukashenko on December 5 as he met with Marshal of the Senate of the State Stanisław Karczewski. Diplomatic relations between the two countries were established nearly a quarter of a century ago. In recent years, the political dialogue has revitalized. The level of trade and economic cooperation is also high enough. During the first 9 months of 2016, the trade turnover amounted to more than $1.5 billion.
Belarus and Poland to hold annual forums of regions
Belarus and Poland to hold annual forums of regions Belarus and Poland have agreed to hold annual forums of regions. They also plan to carry out research projects in the field of nano- and biotechnologies and cooperate in the field of education. This is the result of the first day of talks between the parliamentary delegations of Poland and Belarus.

05.12.2016

Belarusian, Polish upper chambers sign cooperation agreement December 5
Belarus parliament wants Poland to help establish ties with EU members' parliaments Belarus pins hopes on the visit to Belarus of the Polish parliamentary delegation Stanisław Karczewski, chairman of the upper chamber of the Belarus Parliament Mikhail Myasnikovich told Marshal of the Senate of Poland. On December 5, Minsk, the sides signed a document on cooperation between the Council of the Republic and the Senate of Poland and agreed to expand cooperation between the two countries in economy, trade, investment and other areas of mutual interest at the parliamentary level.
Stanisław Karczewski: Interparliamentary cooperation improves Belarus-Poland relations
Stanisław Karczewski: Interparliamentary cooperation improves Belarus-Poland relations Belarus expects to begin an active dialogue with Poland, said President Alexander Lukashenko on December 5 as he met with Marshal of the Senate of the State Stanisław Karczewski. Diplomatic relations between the two countries were established nearly a quarter of a century ago. In recent years, the political dialogue has revitalized. The level of trade and economic cooperation is also high enough. During the first 9 months of 2016, the trade turnover amounted to more than $1.5 billion.
Belarus President hopes for active dialogue with Poland
Belarus President hopes for active dialogue with Poland Belarus is counting on the start of an active dialogue between Belarus and Poland, Alexander Lukashenko said at a meeting with Marshal of the Senate of the State Stanisław Karczewski. A Polish parliamentary delegation arrived in Minsk on a visit on December 4. They are scheduled to meet with the leadership of the Belarusian parliament, as well as hold talks with the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, during which the parties will sign an agreement on scientific cooperation.
Polish parliamentary delegation arrives in Minsk December 4
Polish parliamentary delegation arrives in Minsk December 4 Belarus and Poland are ready to discuss a large block of economic issues, including the increase in turnover by about 30%, the embassy of Poland in Belarus told CTV.by announcing the arrival in Minsk of the Marshal of the Polish Senate. The parliamentary delegation from Warsaw arrived December 4 at the invitation of the Council of the Republic. It will attend a meeting of the upper house of the Belarus parliament. A number of other meetings is also scheduled.

11.11.2016

Alexander Lukashenko congratulates Poland on Independence Day
Alexander Lukashenko congratulates Poland on Independence Day Poland celebrates Independence Day on November 11. The country regained its freedom on 11 November 1918, when WWI ended - after 125 years of being under other states' rule. Independence Day is a public holiday in Poland. It is marked by a military parade in the center of Warsaw. Celebrations, concerts and festivities are underway in all cities of the country. President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko congratulated President of Poland Andrzej Duda and the people of that country on the national holiday.

31.10.2016

“There’s potential for development”: Polish businessmen in Belarus
“There’s potential for development”: Polish businessmen discovering Belarus Relations with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates are precious for Belarus, even though these countries are not so geographically and culturally close to us. The importance of relations with close countries that we have common past with goes without saying. However, sometimes there are some internal strives. Belarus is between Russia and Poland. Relations with Poland haven’t been very easy lately. However, nowadays, official representatives from Warsaw have become frequent guests in Minsk. The business sphere has revived.

26.10.2016

Augustow Canal without visas: Tourist information center opens in Grodno
Augustow Canal without visas: Tourist information center opens in Grodno Foreign tourists can come to the Augustow Canal in the Grodno district without visas.  Special road signs inform tourists about that. To visit the tourist-recreational park foreign guests must have only a passport and a document confirming the right to visit this recreational area.

25.10.2016

President Lukashenko promises support for creation of Polish enterprises in Belarus
President Lukashenko promises support for creation of Polish enterprises in Belarus New points of growth in trade turnover between Belarus and Poland were discussed at the meeting between President Alexander Lukashenko with Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers and the Minister of Development and Finance of Poland. In addition, Poland can become Belarus' "guide" to the WTO and assist in promotion of electricity from the Ostrovets NPP in the European Union. At a joint business forum, the sides voiced an intention to raise the turnover to $4 billion.
Belarusian and Polish businesses to expand interregional cooperation
Belarusian and Polish businesses to expand interregional cooperation Expansion of inter-regional cooperation between Belarus and Poland is one of the major topics discussed in Belarus these days. On October 25, a business delegation from Lubuskie Province is arriving in the Gomel region. Business circles of that European country intend to establish contacts with companies of the region.

24.10.2016

Poland may help Belarus promote Astravyets NPP electricity in EU
Poland may help Belarus promote Astravyets NPP electricity in EU Poland may become a conductor of Belarus to the WTO and promoter of electricity generate by the Astravyets NPP in the European Union. These two topics became central during negotiations of the Polish delegation with representatives of the Belarusian government. With the commissioning of the first unit of the nuclear power plant Poland could use Belarusian electricity or facilitate its transit.
Belarus, Poland to increase trade from $2.5bn to $4bn in coming years
Belarus, Poland to increase trade from $2.5bn to $4bn in coming years The level of turnover of Belarus and Poland in the coming years should increase from $2.5 billion to $4bn. There are all prerequisites for this, say participants of the business forum Neighbourhood. It has been held for the 20th time and has gathered 500 representatives of business circles of Belarus and Poland. Already today the sides signed a package of documents on cooperation. Among them is a memorandum on the development of transport infrastructure in Vitebsk.
Belarus proposes Poland to boost economic cooperation
Poland may assist Belarus in WTO accession talks The President of Belarus proposes to raise the bar of trade and economic cooperation with Poland. Alexander Lukashenko said this on October 24 meeting with Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers, Minister of Finance and Poland Mateusz Morawiecki. In January-August 2016, the trade turnover between the countries has increased as compared to the same period of 2015.
Deputy Prime Minister of Poland to arrive in Belarus October 24 Minsk and Warsaw are expanding trade connections. On October 24 Belarus will welcome Deputy Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki. He will hold talks with the leadership of Belarus as well as take part in the meeting of the joint commission for economic cooperation. It is expected that the high-ranking guest will visit the annual Belarusian-Polish economic forum Neighbourhood. It will open on October 24 at the National Library and will gather several hundred representatives of leading companies of the two countries.

10.10.2016

Development of economic cooperation and visa regime facilitation: Belarus’ Foreign Minister visits Warsaw
Development of economic cooperation and visa regime facilitation: Belarus’ Foreign Minister visits Warsaw Rapprochement and openness. Principles of cooperation of Belarus and Poland were discussed on October 10 by the foreign ministers of the two countries. A quarter of a century ago a Declaration on Good-neighborliness, mutual recognition and co-operation between the states was signed. Now Belarus and Poland are on the threshold of a new quality of relations.
Belarus, Poland discuss cooperation matters in Warsaw on October 10
Belarus, Poland discuss cooperation matters in Warsaw on October 10 Rapprochement and openness. Principles of cooperation of Belarus and Poland were discussed October 10 by the foreign ministers of the two countries. Vladimir Makei is on a working visit to Warsaw. A quarter of a century ago a Declaration on Good-neighborliness, mutual recognition and co-operation between the states was signed. Now Belarus and Poland are on the threshold of a new quality of relations, where there is no room for any distrust.
Belarusian-Polish cooperation to be discussed in Warsaw October 10
Belarusian-Polish cooperation to be discussed in Warsaw October 10 Belarusian-Polish cooperation will be discussed on October 10 in Warsaw. Belarus will be represented by the foreign minister. Vladimir Makei is set to meet with his Polish counterpart, as well as other representatives of the Polish leadership. In recent years, the countries have intensified their political and economic dialogue significantly. In 2016 alone, Belarus was visited by numerous delegations of ministries and departments; inter-parliamentary cooperation was renewed. Moreover, Belarus and Poland's intergovernmental commissions are working intensively.

03.10.2016

Belarus, Poland agree on restoration of E-40 waterway on Dnieper-Wisla
Belarus, Poland agree on restoration of E-40 waterway on Dnieper-Wisla Belarus and Poland have agreed on the restoration of the E-40 waterway in the area Dnieper-Wisla. On October 3, Minsk hosted a meeting of heads of the relevant departments of the two countries. E-40 is a shipping route more than 2,000 kilometers long. It passes through Poland, Belarus, Ukraine and connects the Baltic and the Black Sea. This way was created in the XIX century. Now it is going to be recovered. It is necessary to expand the narrow spaces so that modern river ships can pass through it. Outdated waterworks need changing.

30.09.2016

Belarus and Poland to sign five international cross-border cooperation treaties
Belarus and Poland to sign five international cross-border cooperation treaties Belarus and Poland will sign five international treaties in the field of cross-border cooperation. The agreements will be prepared before the end of 2016. These are the results of the XI session of the Belarusian-Polish Intergovernmental Coordination Commission, which took place on September 29 at the Foreign Ministry of Belarus. 

03.08.2016

Polish Sejm delegation arrives in Minsk
Polish Sejm delegation arrives in Minsk A delegation of the Polish Sejm is on a visit in Minsk these days. This country is one of Belarus' main trading partners in Europe. Last year, trade totaled almost $2 billion, with about 200 million of investment attracted to the economy of Belarus. At a meeting with the Polish delegation in the House of Representatives of the National Assembly, a proposal was made to strengthen inter-parliamentary relations and continue cooperation in various fields.

25.07.2016

Belarus, Poland to exchange students
Belarus, Poland to exchange students Belarus and Poland have signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of education. The document provides for the exchange of students, teachers, as well as the organization of training and new joint programs. Last year Belarus signed agreements on cooperation in the field of education with China, Brazil, Georgia, France, Azerbaijan and other countries. And in the near future, Belarus is going to establish partnerships between universities in Ecuador and Turkey.

11.07.2016

NATO battalions to be placed in Baltic countries and Poland
NATO to deploy battalions in Baltic countries, Poland The largest NATO Summit in history completed in Warsaw. During two days, the presidents, heads of government and ministers discussed strategies for the future. It seems that the most resonant outcome of the negotiations is a decision to deploy one battalion of the alliance in each Baltic country as well as in Poland. The main countries that provide troops for it will be the USA, Germany, the UK and Canada. The NATO leaders also discussed the fate of Afghanistan. The financing of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic will continue until 2020.

16.06.2016

European Commission investigating Bialowieza Forest logging on Polish territory
European Commission investigating Bialowieza Forest logging on Polish territory The European Commission has initiated an investigation of the Bialowieza Forest logging. We are talking about the Polish part of the national park. Warsaw decided to destroy part of the woods because of the bark beetle, which is extremely dangerous for trees. However, social and environmental organizations criticized such measures against the insect. According to some experts, the forest can be destroyed for the sake of economic benefits. Now a specially created commission will answer the question about the legality of logging.

07.06.2016

Poland, UAE, Japan diplomats present credentials to Belarus President
Poland, Slovakia, UAE, Japan diplomats present credentials to Belarus President Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko on June 6 received credentials from ambassadors of 13 countries. This is a symbolic message from the leaders of these countries with a request to believe their representative. Addressing the diplomats, the head of state expressed confidence that their mission will deepen and expand the bilateral ties. Addressing the diplomats, the President of Belarus expressed confidence that their diplomatic mission will deepen and expand bilateral links, as well as help to find new formats of cooperation between the two countries.

26.05.2016

Poland cutting down Bialowieza Forest: Environmentalists alert
Poland cutting down Bialowieza Forest: Environmentalists alert Poland has begun logging in the Bialowieza Forest. The decision is due to environmental considerations, authorities say. It is reported that the reason is the unsuccessful fight of foresters against bark beetle. Now almost 200,000 square meters of the primeval forest is being cut down.

27.03.2016

Review of official visits to Belarus March 21-25: Witold Waszczykowski, Tamas Ajan, Tigran Sargsyan and Giorgi Kvirikashvili
Review of official visits to Belarus March 21-25: Witold Waszczykowski, Tamas Ajan, Tigran Sargsyan and Giorgi Kvirikashvili The visit to Belarus of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland and his meeting with President Lukashenko drew much attention this week. In recent years, relations between Belarus and Poland have repeatedly been characterized by tension. Conflicts were connected with the Union of Poles, Cards of the Pole and incidents with Catholic priests. But comparable to the conflicting relations between Moscow and Warsaw, yet Belarus and Poland are better neighbors. One cannot get away from it. As President Lukashenko likes saying: "we do not choose neighbors because neighbors are given to us

24.03.2016

Belarus-Poland ties: not only geography but culture and human destinies
Belarus-Poland ties: not only geography but culture and human destinies Our correspondent Ekaterina Zhilyanina in Białystok that Belarusians and Poles have a common language not only at the highest level. These characters are known to each Belarusian child. But here, in a Polish lyceum, people are also well aware of who they are. Almost every student here is with Belarusian roots. However, even local Polish guys know Belarusian. The mandatory program includes not only required language and literature but also music, theater, and history.

23.03.2016

Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus and Poland can resolve many issues together
Alexander Lukashenko: Belarus and Poland can play a significant role in Europe Belarus is ready for close cooperation with Poland, stressed today President Alexander Lukashenko at the meeting with Foreign Minister of that country. The foreign minister is now in Minsk on a visit. Witold Waszczykowski has been in office since November 2015. But his diplomatic service began in the late 90s. In his career, the diplomat occupied the post of deputy foreign minister and deputy director of the National Security Bureau of Poland.
Poland ready to reduce the cost of visas for Belarusians Poland is ready to reduce the cost of visas for Belarusians. This issue was discussed by heads of the foreign affairs agencies of the two countries. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland is now on a visit to Minsk. It is planned that the simplification of the visa regime will contribute to the development of relations at the regional level, strengthen mutually beneficial economic and humanitarian ties. The sides also focused on the modernization of border infrastructure.

14.03.2016

Poland to assemble Belarusian MAZ buses
Poland to assemble Belarusian MAZ buses Buses MAZ 203088, corresponding to Euro 6 emission standard, will be assembled in the Polish city of Płońsk by Glaspo Motors Company. The assembly production of motor vehicles MAZ in Płońsk was officially opened in September, 2014. Glaspo Motors Company began with the production of vehicles for firefighters and public services. Now the parties are talking over the details of the contract for the assembly of buses, adapted to the European market. That the first vehicles are expected to go off the assembly line already in 2016.

11.03.2016

a Belarusian-Polish customs station
Traffic capacity of Belarusian-Polish customs stations to increase by half The traffic capacity of the Belarusian-Polish customs stations will increase by half. It became possible thanks to the advanced technologies implemented in the process of the vehicle and freight customs clearance on both sides of the Belarusian-Polish border. The issue was raised at the meeting of the Belarusian and Polish customs authorities in the checkpoint Bruzgi situated in the Grodno region.

23.12.2015

New crossing point Peschatka opens on Belarusian-Polish border
New crossing point Peschatka opens on Belarusian-Polish border A new crossing point, Peschatka, has opened on the Belarusian-Polish border. It has an international status. The capacity of the facility has more than doubled.  All this is thanks to the cutting-edge technologies helping deal with persons, goods and vehicles without paper documents. Special equipment registers vehicles' license plates. The project was implemented as part of cross-border cooperation between Belarus and the European Union.  
New border crossing point Peschatka to open at Belarusian-Polish border December 23
New border crossing point Peschatka to open at Belarusian-Polish border December 23 The latest technology and engineering controls. Today, December 23, the new crossing point Peschatka will open on the Belarusian-Polish border. Representatives of the Customs and Border Committee of Belarus and the European Commission will get familiar with modern technical means of control and dog services.  There will be demonstrated a new automated system of admission of persons, goods and vehicles, which main feature is the absence of necessity to issue paper vouchers. 

22.12.2015

Michal Chabros: Poland not facing threat of refugee influx
Michal Chabros: Poland not facing threat of refugee influx Poland is unlikely to face an influx of refugees from the Middle East. This problem is more relevant to Western Europe, who are more economically developed, such as Germany or Sweden, said December 22 charge d'affaires of Poland in Belarus Michal Chabros. On this basis, Poland is not expecting for a surge of illegal migration on the Belarusian-Polish border.

04.11.2015

Poland, Belarus for tighter agricultural cooperation
Poland, Belarus for tighter agricultural cooperation The chargé d’affaires ad interim of Poland in Belarus, Michal Chabros, has announced that Poland and Belarus are interested in intensifying their cooperation in agricultural and food sectors.

08.10.2015

Experts: Belarus is Poland's strategically important transit partner in Eastern Europe
Experts: Belarus is Poland's strategically important transit partner in Eastern Europe Belarus is Poland's a strategically important transit partner in Eastern Europe. Such a conclusion was made by experts of the two countries after a meeting in Minsk. Representatives of transport companies, as well as relevant agencies discussed the prospects of further cooperation. The sides plan to increase the attractiveness of transit through the development of transport infrastructure.    

13.09.2015

International exhibition Euroregion Neman opens in Grodno
International exhibition Euroregion Neman opens in Grodno Representatives of more than a hundred companies from Belarus, Russia, Poland, Lithuania and China met in Grodno on September 11. Here works the international exhibition-fair "Euroregion Neman". The economic forum will allow guests to get acquainted with the potential of the Grodno region. There are no restrictions on areas of activity.

03.05.2015

Dorota Idzi, Deputy Minister of Sport and Tourism of the Republic of Poland
Belarus, Poland mulling over joint application for Winter Universiade 2021 The Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships is a good reason for a number of foreign sports officials to visit Minsk. On May 1, Minsk welcomed Deputy Minister of Sport of Poland Dorota Idzi and director general of the Physical Education and Sports Department of the Lithuanian Government Edis Urbanavičius.

15.03.2015

Poland's Podlaskie Voivodeship, Grodno region plan to develop cross-border cooperation
Poland's Podlaskie Voivodeship, Belarus' Grodno region plan to develop cross-border cooperation Podlaskie Voivodeship of Poland and the Grodno region of Belarus plan to develop cross-border cooperation. On March 13, representatives of the neighboring regions met in the regional center and agreed to maintain close contacts in matters of security. Thus, the special services will jointly monitor the epidemiological state and emergencies as well as ensure legal protection of citizens and respect for the border and customs legislation in adjacent territories.

07.12.2014

What attracts Polish businessmen in Belarus? What interesting do Polish businessmen find in Belarus today? How do Poles, who visited Minsk many years ago, discover Belarus' market again? Witold Wieteska, director of a Polish firm cooperating with Orsha Linen Mill:Our client from France has always said that this is the most beautiful flax in the world. This is Belarusian flax. Witold began to work in Belarus fourteen years ago. He literally fell in love with Belarusian flax. His company supplies this white gold to both Polish market and that of the EU.

05.11.2010

President Lukashenko to Polish media: Time of missed opportunities is in the past For the first time in the history of Belarusian-Polish relations, the Belarus head of state talked with four major media outlets of a neighboring country. Polish journalists from TV channels, radio stations, press agencies and the newspaper "Rzeczpospolita" came to Minsk to talk to the Belarus President. Thus, the TVP channel is the most popular broadcaster in Poland. And the average circulation of the newspaper "Rzeczpospolita" exceeds 170,000 copies. One of the basic themes of the interview was the relationship between Belarus and Poland.