Lithuania's Minister of Education, Science and Sports Algirdas Monkevicius has confirmed an integrated Lithuanian education program for Lithuanian schools abroad.
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The program will be aimed that those who plan to return to Lithuania since it will help to prepare for the integration into the Lithuanian education system, the ministry said.

The program is dedicated to children from two to 16 years. The ministry says it will allow children to improve their Lithuanian language skills, promote patriotism and get acquainted with Lithuania's history and culture.

Last year, 28,900 people immigrated to Lithuania, with around two-thirds of them being Lithuanian citizens, official figures show.

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