RIGA - Saeima today forwarded to committees a bill on national defense education for children and youth, drafted by the Defense Ministry.
The ministry predicts that the number of students attending national education classes annually will be up to 34,000 when the new legislation comes into effect.
Attending national defense classes will be 10th and 11th-graders, as well as students at vocational education institutions.
Saeima earlier decided that national defense classes could be attended by students on a voluntary basis starting from...
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