President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that in the state budget for 2018 will be provided for 520 million for training of primary school teachers.

“In 2018, 520 million UAH in the state budget will be allocated for the professional development of teachers who will teach first graders the new Ukrainian schools throughout Ukraine”, – he told in Pokrovsk during the opening three schools in the settlement Pokrovsk, the Time Yar and Druzhkivka, Donetsk region on Monday.

The President stressed that, despite the Russian aggression, Ukraine will continue to allocate funds “in knowledge, education and training of young generation.”

P. Poroshenko noted that the reconstruction of the schools that he opened today, spent about 55 million UAH .