Posted: 01.04.2022 09:36:00

President’s reserve fund allocates Br1.7m to support gifted youth

The President of Belarus, Aleksandr Lukashenko, has signed an executive order to support and reward talented youth – as reported by the Belarusian leader’s press service

According to the decree, in 2022, almost Br1.7m was allocated to the Belarus President’s Special Fund to Support Talented Youth from the central budget using the money of the Belarus President’s Reserve Fund.

The document approved two decisions of the board of the special fund, according to which more than Br450,000 were directed to encourage 740 gifted pupils and students who are winners of international and national Olympiads, competitions and other events.

Five intellectual and creative associations of pupils and students will also receive financial support.

Moreover, incentive prizes were also awarded to 99 pedagogical and scientific workers for their special achievements in the education and upbringing of young people.

The adoption of the decision testifies to the priority attention of the state to the issues of identifying and developing gifted youngsters.