As it was reported earlier Lithuanian Republic addressed to Ukraine with readiness to host the children of 13-16 years old from Donetsk and Lugansk regions suffered in ATO zone. On October 27th seven schoolchildren which had resettled to Dniepropetrovsk with the teacher of Ukrainian language and literature went to Vilnius Lithuanian House (International gymnasium) for free studying and accommodation. Another part of the students from different regions of Ukraine will departed to Lithuania soon.
Children’s transfer on the route Dniepropetrovsk-Kyiv-Vilnius was made with the assistance of the Honorary consulate of Lithuania in Dniepropetrovsk and their responsible representative Anna Podlesnaya. The group of children was greeted by the Director of Vilnius Lithuanian House Gintautas Rudsinskas and Lithuanian government’s representatives.
According to the last information the schoolchildren happily settled at the gymnasium’s hostel. The educational program of the Ukrainian language and literature will be continued by Ukrainian teacher and Lithuanian side is procuring their accommodation and salary as well. After finishing the academic year the students will be provided to spend their summer holidays in Lithuania Republic.
Lithuania is planed to assign one more money tranche for the similar program but for the bigger group of Ukrainian children.
The meeting of children and parents with the representatives of Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration and Honorary Consul of Lithuania in Dniepropetrovsk before leaving the airport “Borispol”
Ambassador of Lithuania to Ukraine Petras Vaitiekunas with a parting appeal to children (at the airport “Borispol”)
Students and representative of the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Lithuania in the city. Dniepropetrovsk Anna Podlyesna before departure to Vilnius