The House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus has ratified a package of international agreements at an extraordinary session on 3 August, BelTA has learned.
Vladimir Andreichenko declared the session open in line with Decree No.294 of 24 July 2020. “On the basis of the Constitution, the head of state has decided to convene an extraordinary session of the House of Representatives and the Council of the Republic to hear the president's annual Address to the Belarusian people and the National Assembly and to consider other issues,” the speaker said.
The permanent commissions prepared three draft laws for inclusion in the agenda of the current session. On 3 August the MPs considered a number of international treaties aimed at developing bilateral and multilateral cooperation of Belarus with other countries.
MPs ratified the executive program between the governments of Belarus and Egypt on cooperation in higher and postgraduate education. A draft law on Belarus' accession to the protocol on electronic exchange of information between the CIS countries for tax administration was adopted as well.
The House of Representatives also ratified an agreement on transactions with precious metals and precious stones in the EAEU.