Author: Mikhail Doroshevich
Swiss cooperation office Belarus, a branch of Swiss agency for development and cooperation is planning to provide financial assistance for computerization of schools in Chernobyl disaster affected areas in Gomel and Mogilev regions. $300 000 will be allocated within the framework of assistance to schools in Chernobyl area in 2006.
This is a part of the scheme negotiated by Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus, Beltelecom, Svizforminbest, Swiss cooperation office Belarus and Siemens representative office in Belarus.
Beltelecom, on its part, will cut the price of Internet access by 50% for schools in the area. On April, 1, 2006 , Beltelecom launched new access services package "For Schools" with monthly fee of $7.
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