Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke, has announced an additional 5 thousand dollars under the COVID-19 CARE Programme for primary and secondary school students on PATH and poor relief benefits .

Dr. Clarke made the announcement in the House of Representatives this afternoon.

Dr. Clarke also announced a five-thousand dollar grant for early childhood students on the PATH and poor relief programmes.

He says the total value of the education relief will be valued at 1-point-6 billion dollars and target over 200-hundred thousand students.

He also says the cap placed on Educational Programmes of 10 million dollars under the Constituent Development Fund, CDF, will be moved to 12 million dollars.

Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke.