“The Youth for English” program wraps upSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Under the auspices of the President of Mongolia, a campaign “The Youth for English” was carried out and the closing ceremony took place today, August 21, at the central square. In the last two years, within the framework of the Policy and Action program carried out by the President of Mongolia, advisers to the President and relevant officials held meetings with more than 36 thousand students and pupils to conduct surveys. During the meetings, the students had put forward requests to have more chances to study in English-language courses and to find summer jobs. As an approach to fulfill the youths demands, “English-speaking students” and “Working students” programs were implemented.
In the scope of the "Working students” program, 2600 students were provided with jobs, receiving salaries totaling around MNT 530 million. Furthermore, 4530 youths took free 21-day English-language training and self-help courses within the “The Youth for English” program. The students provided with courses also organized cleanup campaigns, covering an area of 13.8 km and collected more than 4 tons of garbage. President Kh.Battulga attended the ceremony to deliver closing remarks.