Mission Tbilisi welcomed Colonel Chad Koenig, Commander, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), who led a team from Washington to evaluate WRAIR’s efforts in Georgia. WRAIR staff work closely with their Georgian counterparts at Lugar Center to monitor circulating and emerging infectious disease threats across Georgia and the region. The work this combined team does was integral in helping Georgia’s @NCDC respond to COVID-19.
The Georgian Armed Forces Land Forces East and West Commanders, Colonel Shavlego Tabatadze and Colonel Shalva Jabakhidze graneted the letters of appreciation to the wounded warriors undergoing internship at the Cyber Security Bureau of the Defence Ministry.
Private Guram Chimakhidze and Sergeant Mikheil Dolidze wounded in the fights for the territorial integrity of Georgia and in international operations have been on internship at the Cyber Security Bureau since March. Their retraining is aimed at raising awareness in cyber security field and social integration. During internship they learned cyber security basics, structure, function and goals of the unit and were also involved in various daily activities.
The Head of Cyber Security Bureau Andria Gotsiridze talked about the challenges of the cyber security sphere and declared that the basic training for the personnel of the General Staff and Defence Ministry will be provided by the wounded warriors after their employment at the Cyber Security Bureau.
Private Guram Chimakhidze and Sergeant Mikheil Dolidze made a presentation on the topic – “Threats in the Virtual Space”. The meeting was attended by the Head of Department for Supporting the Wounded Military Personnel Paata Patiashvili and other officials.