• May 28, 2012
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Steponavičius will tell the embassadors about the minorities educational system in Lithuania.

Gintaras Steponavičius © DELFI (Š.Mažeikos nuotr.)

Gintaras Steponavičius the Lithuanian minister of education and science announced that he is going to meet the embassadors residing in Vilnius to present them minorities educational system situation in Lithuania.

Rita Grumadaite the minister’s councelor confirmed that such meeting is planned but the date will not be revealed. “This meeting will have informal character so it is not going to be listed in minister’s agenda and it will not be revealed” – announced Rita Grumadaite.

According to the counselor’s words, the minister is going to meet the embassadors of UE members. During the meeting the new Education Act implementation in Lithuania will be discussed “During this working meeting the minister is going to present statistics on pupils, school numbers and financial sources” – said Rita Grumadaite.


Tłumaczenie Dorota Szewczyk-Madejewska  w ramach praktyk w Europejskiej Fundacji Praw Człowieka, www.efhr.eu. Translated by Dorota Szewczyk-Madejewska within the framework of a traineeship programme of the European Foundation of Human Rights, www.efhr.eu.

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