Georgian officials to be rehabilitated in Latvia

  • 2008-12-02
  • TBT staff in cooperation with BNS

RIGA-  30 military officials from Georgia Latvia willreceive 30 military officials from Georgia, who will come to the Baltic statefor a medical rehabilitation course costing close to 20,000 lats (28,500 euro).

The Latvian government on Dec.2 upheld the Health Ministry's proposal for granting the NATO Civil EmergencyPlanning Committee request for support to the medical rehabilitation of Georgianmilitaries, who were injured during the military conflict between Georgia and Russia in August 2008.

The rehabilitation cost perpatient is 31.35 lats per day. This amount will be paid from the Latvian HealthMinistry's budget.

The Latvian DefenseMinistry will to cover the travel costs and transfer from the Riga airport to the rehabilitationcenter and back. These costs amount to 9,000 lats which will be paid from theDefense Ministry budget.