Schools and kindergartens in Mariupol are planned to be restored by September 1. This was announced on Thursday, June 1, by Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin.
On Children’s Day, he visited an art school in the city. The institution for 850 places was opened after a major overhaul.
“Our task is to ensure that all schools and kindergartens, in the amount that are needed for the residents of Mariupol, are restored by September 1,” Khusnullin wrote in his Telegram channel following the trip.
He clarified that a school for 1,300 students, a kindergarten for 90 students and another school for 920 students have already been repaired in Mariupol, the opening of which, after the overhaul, was also attended by the Deputy Prime Minister.
Before that, on May 19, an Izvestia correspondent spoke about the restoration of the infrastructure of Mariupol. The construction of facilities in the city partially destroyed by the militants is being carried out as soon as possible, thousands of builders are working at the facilities.
Then Khusnullin visited Mariupol State University, where by that time about a thousand people worked. He also noted that the work, which should be completed by September 1, is going according to plan.
On September 26, Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the development plan for the liberated Mariupol for the next three years.
Mariupol is located in the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), which became part of Russia on September 30, 2022, following a referendum, together with the Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR), Zaporozhye and Kherson regions.