On 20 June Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Latvia Olexandr Mischenko met with Minister of Education and Science Ilga Šuplinska. The meeting covered a range of topics concerning Ukraine-Latvia cooperation in the field of education, science, youth and sports.
Issues of bilateral cooperation in the framework of joint activities aimed at popularizing higher education institutions of Ukraine and Latvia in order to attract students from both countries for education were also discussed. The Latvian Side highly appreciated the motivation and successes of Ukrainian students and expressed hope for further growth of interest of Ukrainian students in Latvia.
The Ambassador thanked Ilga Šuplinska for supporting the functioning of the Riga Ukrainian Secondary School. During the meeting, the Sides especially highlighted the practical aspects of the process of involving teachers from Ukraine for teaching Ukrainian language, literature and history at the Riga Ukrainian Secondary School starting this September.