$300K for Lukashenka's website re-design


Alyaksandr Lukashenka signed the corresponding
decree "On allocation of budget indexes"on  December 29..

“Allocate from the republican budget:

3.1. 2600000 roubles from the President's
reserve fund to the Ministry of Communication and Informatization (2 455 000
roubles in 2012 and 145 00 roubles in 2013) for the creation of the new portal
of the President of the Republic of Belarus."

Only Belarusian  specialists are making the portal, the Ministry
of Communication told Euroradio. It will be ready this spring.

Ministry of Communication: “The project should
be ready in the first quarter of the year. It will come into power either in
April or May."

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