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Prime Minister Rõivas: A good education and a favourable investment environment lead to profitable jobs

6. May 2014 - 11:25
Prime Minister Rõivas: A good education and a favourable investment environment lead to profitable jobs
Prime Minister Rõivas: A good education and a favourable investment environment lead to profitable jobs
Kohtla-Järve, 6 May 2014 – Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas said during the visit to Tammiku Basic School within the framework of his tour to Ida-Viru County today that the Government must continue with economic policies and activities, which help to create profitable jobs in the area.
 
“A good education and a favourable environment for investment lead to profitable jobs. The better the education, the higher the chance to ensure a future job,” the Prime Minister said at the meeting in Kohtla-Järve Tammiku Basic School.
 
“It is very pleasant to see that Tammiku Basic School have promoted the pupils’ interest in IT, since specialists are in high demand and there are many well-paid jobs in this field,” Rõivas said.
 
Tammiku Basic School is a Russian-language school, where children can participate in the well-functioning SmartLab 3D modelling hobby group and receive training in the IT field. The school participates in the programme of “Enterprising School” to increase the quality of education and young people’s success in life. According to the Prime Minister, in addition to modern knowledge, success is also based on activeness. Therefore, the Government should also promote both activeness and entrepreneurship to ensure that the area is attractive to new foreign investments.
 
The Prime Minister added at the meeting that currently all Estonians keep their fingers crossed for the graduate of Tammiku Basic School, who represents Estonia at the Eurovision Song Contest.
 
The Prime Minister will also receive an overview of the opportunities for creating new jobs at Narva logistics and industrial park. Ida-Viru County Industrial Areas Development is a development organisation created in collaboration between the Government and local governments and it started to operate in 2010. The goal of the foundation is to bring new logistics and manufacturing companies to the area. As of today, two logistics centres have been completed and another five manufacturing companies are under construction at Narva logistics and industrial park.
 
According to the plans, additional five companies will start their construction work in 2014. It is planned for the end of 2014 that companies will create about a total of 600 new jobs.