The meeting of MPs with the US Air Force College representatives
Published in militaryTuesday, 07 March 2017 13:25
The Defense and Security, the Education, Science and Culture, the Sector Economy and Economic Policy, the EU Integration and the Foreign Relations Committees held the meeting with the US Air Force College students and lecturers. American guests heard the information about specification of Parliamentary activity, foreign policy priorities of the country and Georgia-Russia relations. The meeting was interactive and was open by the Chair of the Defense and Security Committee with his welcome speech. Irakli Sesiashvili thanked the American guests for visiting the Parliament and for their interests to Georgia. Georgia-USA partnership relations are significantly developed and meetings of such format are always interesting allowing exchange of opinions and enhancement of cooperation. The Chair of the Education, Science and Culture Committee, Mariam Jashi spoke about ongoing reforms, educational system development and economic priorities of the Government. “In terms of sustainable development of the country, Georgian Government recognized education as the N1 priority and will attach particular attention during the next 4 years. Our main directions are internationalization of educational system to allow the country establishing the leading position in the region in educational terms and developing the bilateral and multilateral cooperation”. American guests asked about the foreign priorities, security challenges and EU and NATO integration aspects. The graduating course of the USAF College within the in-depth study and partner participation program holds the meetings in the region. This year, the College will hold the meetings in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.