General Giorgi kvinitadze Cadets Military Lyceum marked the 12th anniversary of foundation of the Military School and beginning of an academic year with a solemn ceremony in the courtyard of Gelati Cathedral. The Defence Minister and the Commander of the Defence Forces congratulated the cadets on the beginning of the academic year. During the speech, Minister Juansher Burchuladze and Major General Giorgi Matiashvili focused on the important role of the school and wished success to the cadets.
Within the framework of the event, the cadets stationed near the Gelati Academy and the Cathedral read the creed of cadets. The military personnel and the teachers of the Lyceum were awarded with service weapons and medals. After the awarding ceremony, the event continued with a cultural program. The cadets presented a literary composition. On the same day, the cadets presented their paintings and a newspaper.
Deputy Ministers of Defence, Deputy Commanders of the Defence Forces and the senior military officials attended the event. Metropolitan Ioane Gamrekeli blessed the cadets as well.