Czech Republic plans to discuss integration of 260 thousand migrants including Ukrainians


In the frames of foreigners’ integration, this year the government is planning to concentrate first of all on improving the Czech language skills as well as migrants’ employment opportunities extension and improvement of their ability to talk with the doctors.

The present program should require 25 mln. koruna (909 thousand euro) as in the past year. The Cabinet of Ministers will discuss the project of actualized integration concept and probably along with others issues makes a decision on will the immigrants be competent voters in the municipal elections.

The issue of integration in Czech Republic directly concerns about 266 thousand persons arrived from outside the EU. About 75% of them came to Czech Republic from Ukraine, Vietnam and Russia.