President of Georgia opened a new swimming pool in the sport complex Arena in the city of Rustavi today. 2500 overachiever pupils of Rustavi public school will be able to swim here for free. The children from the vulnerable families will also enjoy privileges. - "Rustavi2"
The swimming pool construction took four months and the project was sponsored with one million GEL from the president`s fund and one million GEL from local budget. The sport complex has 60 employs currently.
Before the opening of the swimming pool, president Saakashvili visited a family type children`s asylum in Rustavi, which operates under the patronage of the government and currently shelters eight children from the poor families. President took all eight children to the swimming pool opening ceremony and put a symbolic capsule in the basement of the Rustavi aqua-park.