By the organization of East Command of Georgian Defence Forces, the Command and Staff Exercise Basiani 2021 began. Eastern Commander Brigadier General Roland Dzneladze opened the Command and Staff Exercise in the NATO-Georgia Joint Training and Evaluation Centre. Eastern Command Headquarters, First Infantry Brigade, Military Education, Aviation and Air Defence and Troops Logistics Support Commands, National Guard, Special Operations Forces, Military Police Department of Defence Forces and structural units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs will take part in the exercise. Basiani 2021 will be lasting for ten days. All phases of the training will be carried out in accordance with the guidelines of the NATO Collective Exercises and Training Manual.