Talents must be claimed at home, said President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko at his meeting with gifted pupils and students, representatives of the best young talents. According to him, Belarus has made talent and intellect as a priority of development, while a national system for identifying and developing young talent has been running in the country for the second decade already.
President noted that Belarus’s neighbors had just started to develop such systems, BelTAinforms.
Alexander Lukashenko also said that on the eve of the meeting he’d requested the experts to find out why the results of the country’s data bank of talented and gifted students did not meet the requirements. The president called these results sad.
The President recalled that he’d asked to create a data bank of talented youth that is in demand in various fields. Today, more than 5.5 thousand people are included in the bank, said Education Minister Sergei Maskevich.
According to the president, no one can tell how many of these 5.5 thousand talented people work in the country by vocation. “Unfortunately, the state and the entrusted government officials perform their responsibilities very poorly in this area. And we’ll fix it,” Alexander Lukashenko assured.
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