Azerbaijan, Baku, 15 January / Тrend corr K. Ramazanova / The acting President of Georgia Nino Burjanadze promised to re-consider the appointment of principals to Azerbaijani schools. She declared this at a meeting with the Azerbaijani Ambassador to Georgia, Namig Aliyev.
Over 400,000 Azerbaijanis reside in Georgia. A total of 164 Azerbaijani schools were operating in Georgia. As a result of reforms in the field of education, their number decreased 125 in the last year and a half. The Georgian Government decided to change the principals of the Azerbaijani schools. The administration of the schools faced a requirement - knowledge of the Georgian language. So far, principals have been changed in seven Azerbaijani schools.
According to the Ambassador, Burjanadze assured him that the appointment of principals to Azerbaijani schools would be re-considered. Changes are expected to be made in the regulations on appointment of principals by the end of January.