It is an annual state-of-the-nation message devoted to the situation in the country, and to guidelines for domestic and foreign policy. Lukashenko will deliver it at a joint session of both houses.
Presidential addresses have a history of eight years. An annually delivered address is a constitutional norm. It sums up the year concerned and kicks off a new political period.
The delivery will be aired by three republican TV channels and first channel of Belarussian radio.