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19 April 2016 13:00
IAEA Director General Yukia Amano to visit Atomexpo-Belarus 2016
International Forum Atomexpo-2016 starts today in Minsk. The forum will present new technologies in the field of nuclear energy. Experts will discuss design of nuclear power plants, as well as their safe operation. The event will be attended by IAEA Director General Yukia Amano, who currently pays a working visit to Belarus. The day before he met with the Foreign Minister of our country Vladimir Makei. According to the latter, Belarus is ready to do everything possible to strengthen the position of the agency as one of the most influential international organizations in the field of nuclear safety. During the visit, IAEA Director General intends to visit the construction site of the Belarusian NPP and the National Emergency Response and Control Center.
TIBO-2016 International IT Forum launches in Minsk
TIBO-2016 starts in the Belarusian capital city. About a hundred companies from 18 countries take part in this international exhibition. They will demonstrate know-hows across a variety of fields, from public management to smart bus stops and virtual guided tours. Central to the event will be the booth of the Ministry of Communications and Informatization. It presents technologies developed to implement the e-government concept. Among the events planned to take place during the exhibition is also a Trade Forum, which will discuss innovations in retail. A conference on high technologies in industry and education is also part of the general program.
Belarusian fashion designers launch charity project named Stylish StartStylish Start charity project was launched in Minsk. Little fashion models were given a chance to try out the outfits they will wear at the forthcoming Mill of Fashion show in May. Designer Diana Kozharnovich was inspired by a book of fairy tales, The Inquisitive Oyster by Victoria Senkevich. The collection was presented by students of Minsk boarding school for children with hearing impairments. After the fashion show the garments will be presented to the young models.