Ukrainian children in Liepāja will get transport and lunch discount

Liepāja City Council decided that all Ukrainian children in Liepāja will receive catering discounts at schools and fare discounts in Liepāja public transport, Latvian Radio reported on September 19.

“First-year pupils will be able to [use public transport] free of charge. Children of years 2 to12 – 50% discount using any [public] means of transport,” said Inga Ekuze, Deputy Head of Education of the City of Liepāja.

The municipality of Liepājas city recalled that children living in Liepāja, including Ukrainians, from a family of at least three children, are provided free catering in pre-school institutions. A free lunch, regardless of the number of children in the family, is available for all children from grades 1 to 4. For children from families with four and more children free lunch is available in general education schools. Similarly, free lunch in general education schools is due to children with an I or II disability group who have not reached the age of 24.

 

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