Rostourism announced the launch of a program of educational trips for children

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Rostourism in 2022 will launch a program of accessible cultural and educational trips, in which 300 thousand children will be able to participate annually, said on Thursday, April 29, the head of the agency Zarina Doguzova during a speech at the government’s coordination center.

“It is important that the younger generation can get to know their country in an accessible, safe and interesting way. Next year we will launch a program of accessible children’s cultural and educational trips. Starting next year, at least 300 thousand children will be able to participate in this program annually, ”she said.

Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Chernyshenko, in turn, stressed that the main goal of the government is to ensure high-quality and affordable recreation in Russia, primarily for families with children.

“Already this year, 357 thousand children will go on vacation in the country on preferential terms – with compensation of 50% of the cost of the voucher. In the horizon of 10 years, every child will have the opportunity to travel around Russia twice a year, ”he stressed.

On April 27, Doguzova spoke about the extension of the program for the return of 50% of the cost of travel for children to health camps until the end of the year.

On April 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin, during the announcement of a message to the Federal Assembly, announced the need to return to parents half of the cost of the children’s summer camps. According to him, it is important in the country to provide affordable recreation for children and create opportunities for student tourism.

On March 18, the head of state said that the Russian regions will organize children’s holidays during the summer holidays that are most optimal for the recovery of children in accordance with the requirements of sanitary doctors. According to him, the authorities intend to develop domestic tourism.