Hetman plzeň region of the Czech Republic Josef Bernard intends to create a so-called Welcome centrum for foreign citizens on the American model, according to the portal «Prague Express».
In the US, these centers are expected to employ about 80 thousand foreigners and to provide them with housing. In the plzeň region intend, in particular, to attract Russians and Ukrainians with a technical background.
It is also planned to implement the project on relocation of foreign workers and their families from dormitories to private apartments. In the framework of the project they will be provided mortgage loans up to 20 years. The houses will be new or have undergone renovation.
The main reason for this decision region was the demographic situation. Today the region is home to 570 thousand people. According to forecasts, in 30 years the population will remain roughly at the same level, while the number of people over 65 will increase by 75 thousand.