Memorandum of Understanding concluded between Defence Ministry and National Library
26 June 2017

One of the key priorities of Ministry of Defence of Georgia is to foster development of educated, intellectual and intelligent armed forces. Just with this purpose, Ministry of Defence and Ilia Chavchavadze National Parliamentary Library of Georgia concluded Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at I Artillery Brigade base.

Minister of Defence Levan Izoria and Director of National Library Giorgi Kekelidze signed the Document.

As Minister outlined, in parallel to military education, the MoD offers the GAF personnel multilateral intellectual development capabilities.

According to Giorgi Kekelidze, the book corners will be arranged at military bases on a step-by-step basis and National Library will supply the military personnel with books.

At the MoU signing ceremony, the National Library representative presented the Artillery Brigade library with 500 books.

The MoU aims at facilitating the implementation of different cultural and educational events. Under the Document, the National Parliamentary Library will provide the opportunity to MoD personnel to use the exhibition and conference halls, a digital library and the material protected in the archive. In the framework of the cooperation, the Georgian writers and historians will meet the military servicemen. The National Library will also provide assistance to the MoD to retrain the librarians.

Today, the exhibition of military thematic photos protected in the Archive of National Parliamentary Library was held in the Readers` Room of the military unit.

Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the GAF Brigadier General Shalva Jabakhidze, Trainings and Military Education Commander LOL Malkhaz Makaradze , Deputy Director of National Parliamentary Library Mirian Khositashvili as well as Artillery Brigade military attended the event.

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