Lava Oghli deportation process underway
The Ministry of Internal Affairs plans to charge Georgian so called crime boss, Thief Mindia Goradze, nicknamed Lava Oghli, who was detained in Moldova. According to the statement of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the deportation process is underway.
“The Central Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, the Departments of Achara, Imereti and Racha-Lechkhumi are conducting the investigation of the criminal code of Article 223-I and II, Article II of the Criminal Code and the Criminal Code 18-179 Article 151.
“The investigation is into its final phase. Mindia Goradze will be soon charged. His deportation process is underway,”-says the statement.
US embassy hosted the traditional friendly soccer match with employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs
US embassy hosted the traditional friendly soccer match with employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Match was attended by Minister of Internal Affairs Giorgi Mgebrishvili, General Prosecutor Irakli Shotadze, head of Special State Protection Service Aleksandre Chubinidze, Deputy Chief of Mission Adam Lamoreaux and employees of the embassy.
Before the match Deputy Chief of Mission Adam Lamoreaux awarded officers of Central Criminal Police Department, Patrol Police and Tbilisi Police Department as well as Main prosecutor’s office and Special State Protection Service with certificates of appreciation for successful cooperation.
“Today’s match between employees of U.S. Embassy and Ministry of Internal Affairs is another example of friendly relations and cooperation. Such activities contribute to forming tight, friendly and service relations and enhance the existing cooperation".-stated Minister of Internal Affairs Giorgi Mgebrishvili.
Friendly match has been held between employees of MIA and U.S. Embassy for the second time.
MINISTRY OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS HAS LAUNCHED SECURITY PROGRAM AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Ministry of Internal Affairs is launching a program on security issues- “10 lessons of Security” at public schools all across the country.
Within the frames of the mentioned program trainers who will conduct the mentioned lessons are undergoing trainings at MIA Academy.
Specially trained employees from Patrol Police Department, Emergency Situations Management and 112 service will hold meetings with fifth grader pupils from various schools all across the country and discuss security topics. Within the frames of the program children will get acquainted with traffic security, rules on how to behave during the crises situation and natural disaster.
During the current school year 42 schools will be involved in the program on the initial phase. Book of instructions specially published for the program is already printed which will deliver information on security issues on the understandable language to children. Pupils have undergone practical instruction on how to behave during the earthquake, car accident and other emergencies.
Aim of the educational program is to provide children with information on rules of security and raise their awareness on making right reaction during the catastrophes.
Along with the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Science and Education and Science, Council of State Security and Crises Management, non-governmental organization and international organizations are involved in the implementation of the project.
SPECIAL TASKS DEPARTMENT OF THE MIA OPENED MEMORIAL OF FALLEN POLICE OFFICERSIn the Base of the Special Tasks First Division of the Special Tasks Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs the memorial was opened in honor of police officers died for unity of Georgia in the course of performing their service duties from 1991 till nowadays.
The ceremony was attended by Mr. Mindia Lortkipanidze, the Director of the Special Tasks Department, his deputies, representatives of the Veterans Affairs State Service and family members of died police officers. They laid a wreath at the memorial and paid tribute to the memory of those who died. 33 officers were heroically died and 6 officers are missing in the battles for the territorial integrity of Georgia and while performing service duties from this certain military unit.
Fighters fallen for homeland sacrifice and devotion were also honored by the employees of the Third Division and Special Tasks Division of Tbilisi of the Special Tasks Department.
ROAD SAFETY CAMPAIGN in Batumi
The Service Agency of the Ministry of Internal Affairs continues Road Safety Week in Batumi. Within the scopes of the Road Safety Week, the Service Agency held cycling marathon participated by amateur cyclists, local sportsmen and tourists.
The event was opened by Data Kajaia - the racer of the Service Agency`s sport club “MIA Force” and the face of the Road Safety campaign. Data Kajaia provided participants of the marathon with detailed information regarding the Road Safety campaign and called them to observe traffic rules.
Participants of the cycling marathon were wearing Road Safety campaign branded T-shirts and caps. The marathon started from the exhibition area arranged within the scopes of the Road Safety Week and covered 3 km. distance.
Today is the fifth day of the Road Safety Week organized by the Service Agency and sport club “MIA Force”. Within the scopes of the Road Safety Week variety of events were held in Batumi Boulevard
STATISTIC DATA ON THE NUMBER OF VISITORS ENTERING GEORGIA
The Information Analytical Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs presents the statistical data on the visitors having crossed the state border of Georgia during the last month, in particular:
The number of visitors in March, 2016 amounted to 450 875 more by 16,7 % than the index of the same period in 2015.
According to the new method of a conditional division, the correlation of specific weight is the following:
a) Tourist – 170 281 visits (37.8 % of general number; increase by 24.8 % in comparison with the same index of the last year);
b) Transit – 82 609 visits (18.3% of general number, decrease by -6.3 % in comparison with the same index of the last year);
c) Other – 197 985 visits (43.9 % of general number, increase by 22.5 % in comparison with the same index of the last year).
As for the period from January to March 1 134 436 visitors entered the territory of Georgia that is more by 14,7 % than the index of the same period in 2015.
The most of the visits in March, 2016 were paid again from Azerbaijan (+19%), Turkey (+6.7%), Armenia (+4.2%), Russia (+15,7%), Ukraine (+26,9 %) and Iran (1065,8%). Also, positive position is retained by the EU countries: respecting the increase of the number of arrivals to Georgia in March the following countries take the leading position: Latvia, Italy, France and Great Britain (relevantly - 48%, 27%, 23% and 13%), Central Asian countries - Kazakhstan (27%) and Uzbekistan (80%), among the countries of Easter Europe – Belarus (37%) and Moldova (39%), Middle East – Israel – (81%), UAE (348%). Also, the number of tourists form the United States of America has also increased by 10 %.