Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the GAF Brigadier General Shalva Jabakhidze visited Tbilisi #139 Public School within the Project Our Army. At the meeting with the school pupils, General focused on the significance of boosting patriotic morale among the pupils.
Later on the military servicemen delivered the presentation for the school pupils introducing them to the history, goal and mission of the Armed Forces and the reforms implemeneted in defence and security sector. The topics of the meeting also included compulsory and contract-based military service, Concept on Reserve and Mobilizaion, educational and career development capabilities, NATO-Georgia relations, international missions and Georgia`s participation in international military exercises. The meeting went on in a question and answer format.
Brigadier General Shalva Jabakhidze presented the General Staff coins to the School leadership, military servicemen and the active student revealed during the progress of the project.
The MoD is implementing the Project Our Army in cooperation with Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport. The first stage of the project was carried out this summer; the 2nd stage began on October 8 and will be over on November 16. The project will continue in the following months and will fully embrace the Georgian public schools. The goal of the project is to raise awareness and boosting patriotic spirit among the young generation.