VILNIUS - The Lithuanian Education Ministry is planning to purchase and lease 35,000 computers as schools prepare to launch remote learning if they remain closed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Some 5,000 computers will be bought and another 30,000 will be leased, the ministry said in a statement on Friday.
A total of 9.2 million euros have been earmarked for the purpose. The package also includes Internet services.
The ministry is also asking for help from anyone who can donate or lend computers to schools.
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