Vetka Regional Executive Committee
New buildings at Batrakova Street in the town of Vetka
The Church of the Transfiguration in the town of Vetka
The Stavok recreation center
The Shklyarov Museum of Old Belief and Belarusian Traditions in Vetka
Map of Vetka Region
Lukashenko opines on government efforts to combat COVID-19
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko gave his take on the efforts of the authorities to combat the coronavirus pandemic as he hosted a meeting to discuss the epidemiological situation and the COVID-19 response in Belarus on 19 October, BelTA has learned. The head of state emphasized that he had convened a meeting to discuss treatment of people, and not the so-called fight against COVID-19. Governors and other regional officials joined the event via video link. Government members and...
Lukashenko taking part in CIS online summit
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko is taking part in a meeting of the CIS Heads of State Council. The event is held as a video conference under Belarus' chairmanship, BelTA has learned. The agenda of the meeting includes 11 issues. The CIS leaders are expected to exchange opinions on cooperation within the CIS and take a decision on the presidency in the CIS in 2022. Kazakhstan is expected to preside in the CIS next year. The summit participants are set to adopt a statement on...
Lukashenko sends Mother's Day greetings to Belarusians
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has wished Happy Mother's Day to Belarusian women, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. “Today the most sincere words of gratitude are addressed to our dear women who fulfilled a great mission of continuing life on Earth,” the head of state noted. “Thank you for the tenderness and warmth that you give to new-born babies, for love and care for your children throughout your entire life, for wisdom and devotion...
Lukashenko: Consumer societies remain relevant, useful to people
Consumer societies remain relevant despite the changing working environment, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the general meeting of the Belarusian National Union of Consumer Societies Belkoopsoyuz on 8 October, BelTA informs. “The operating environment has changed dramatically. First of all, the financial and economic setting. But consumer societies remained true to their main goal - to benefit people,” the head of state noted. “We need such honest,...
Cooperation in transport sector seen as crucial for Belarus, Russia
Maintaining contacts in the transport sector is extremely important for Belarus and Russia, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said as he met with Russian Minister of Transport Vitaly Savelyev in Minsk on 6 October, BelTA has learned. “Transport is one of the crucial areas of cooperation as it connects our countries. We have a large freight and passenger traffic, transit freight flow, so it is no accident that the measures to further develop the transport sector are included...
Constitution amendment bill past second reading in lower chamber of Belarusian parliament
The bill on amending the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus has passed the second reading in the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus, BelTA has learned. On 27 May the Belarus president forwarded the bill on amending the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus to the lower chamber of the Belarusian parliament in line with part 1, article 99 and article 138 of the Constitution of Belarus. A special commission had been set up in line with article 170 of the...
Lukashenko: We will revisit Belarus' historical development concept
It is necessary to thoroughly reconsider Belarus' historical development concept, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with senior officials of the Belarus President Administration, BelTA has learned. “We need to check thoroughly Belarus' historical development concept. Starting from how it is presented in school textbooks, academic literature and popular science books, and ending with thematic projects and public events,” the president said. Aleksandr...
Lukashenko: A new version of Belarus' draft Constitution has been developed
A new version of Belarus' Constitution has been drafted, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he reviewed preliminary results of the Constitutional Commission's work at its extended session on 28 September, BelTA has learned. “Several months of hard work, heated debate and arguments are now over. A huge number of people, including public associations, responded to our call to take part in the development of the new version of the fundamental law. You had to study in...
Lukashenko: Neighboring countries chose confrontational policy towards Belarus
The situation in a number of neighboring countries is unfavorable for Belarus, President Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with the country's top law enforcement officials on 27 September, BelTA has learned. “The situation in the neighboring countries is unfavorable for us. Moreover, these countries have opted for a confrontational policy towards Belarus,” he said. “We need to assess the situation at the state border. I would ask you not to focus on the situation with...
Lukashenko meets with Industry Ministry officials
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has heard out a report by Industry Minister Piotr Parkhomchik and Vice Premier Yuri Nazarov who is supervising the sector on 23 September, BelTA has learned. “First of all, I would like you to give an objective assessment of the Industry Ministry's current performance and projections for the end of the year taking into account cut-throat actions against Belarus on the part of some of our western partners. I want to learn not only about...