MOSCOW, 28 September (BelTA) - More than 1,000 children from Donbass will spend recuperation holidays in Belarus in September - early October, State Secretary of the Belarus-Russia Union State Dmitry Mezentsev told the media on the sidelines of the expert and media forum “Belarus-Russia cooperation in industry, science and technology. Science. Cosmos. Education”, BelTA has learned.
“As many as 350 children have already had recuperation holidays in Minsk Oblast. Another 350 children arrived in Minsk Oblast on Monday. We are expecting one more group of 350 children. Thus, a total of 1,050 children will have recuperation holidays in Belarus in September - early October. Those include children without parents and children from families who need serious material support,” said Dmitry Mezentsev.
He emphasized the role of the Aliaksei Talai Foundation in organizing recuperation for children from Donbass in Belarus. “I want to acknowledge the role of the Aliaksei Talai Foundation. For many of us he is an example of fortitude and optimism,” the state secretary said.
According to Dmitry Mezentsev, assistance to children of Donbass, including humanitarian supplies, is provided in accordance with the decision of the Supreme State Council of the Union State, the presidents of Belarus and Russia. “This is defined as a permanent humanitarian project of the Belarus-Russia Union State,” the state secretary said.