Heroes of Tamishi Battle Remembered

Published in military
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 21:34

25 years have passed since the battle of Tamishi. Today, representatives of the General Staff of the Georgian Armed Forces remembered the heroes fallen in Tamishi combat operation and paid tribute to their memory. Deputy Chief of General Staff, Brigade General Shalva Jabakhidze laid wreath on the Heroes `Memorial and remembered the history of their heroic deeds. The GAF representatives and Abkhazian War veterans also took part in the tribute paying ceremony at the Heroes` Square.

On July 2, 1993, at 05:00, the Abkhazian side landed the troops with the Russian military vessel consisting of 600 troops. At dawn, the first offensive was carried out against the Georgian military units located in Tamishi, Labra and Zemo Kintkhi. Dusheti, Shavnabada and Avaza battalions suffered a large number of causalities. The Georgian side lost around 300 warriors as a result of the several day-long combat operations. Despite the significant loss, the Georgian troops managed to repel the land forces and maintained their positions.

Training for Geostat staff

Published in Economics
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 11:25
The large-scale training is being held for the field staff of the Agricultural Statistics Division of National Statistics Office of Georgia, with the assistance and financial support of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). 
The training encompasses the methodology of sample survey of agricultural holdings, filling in the questionnaires, online data entry and issues of improving communication with respondents. In the learning process, field staff members are also provided with information on the updated sampling frame as a result of 2014 Agricultural Census and other novelties regarding the survey. The staff members of Agricultural and Environment Statistics Division of Geostat conduct the trainings. 
The management of Geostat attended the current training. According to Ms. Meri Daushvili, the Executive Director of Geostat, conducting such kinds of meetings is very important. She pointed out that the main objective of the training is to increase the qualification of staff members and improve the quality of statistical data in the field of agriculture. 
The training will be held in two stages – for the field staff of Western and Eastern Georgia. In sum, up to 400 staff members of Geostat will participate in the training.

State Security Service detained Tbilisi City Hall Employee for bribery

Published in Justice
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 16:04

Anti-Corruption Agency of State Security Service detained one person for bribery. As it was reported on the briefing today, the OSR staff the detained is the representative of Tbilisi City Hall – former deputy head of Security Service, Davit Mekantsishvili.
The investigation established that Mekantsishvili received 50 000 Gel from the foreign businessman. 

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