Georgia to receive $20mn from USA

Politics Materials 19 June 2009 18:38 (UTC +04:00)

Georgia, Tbilisi, June 19/ Trend , N. Kirtskhalia / The U.S. government has allocated $20 million to help the Georgian police. U.S. Ambassador to Georgia and Deputy Interior Minister of Georgia Ekaterina Zguladze signed an amendment to the agreement on strengthening the rule of law between the governments of Georgia and the United States, said the U.S. Embassy in Georgia.

In particular, the aid program includes improving information technology and communications, training programs to upgrade professional skills, supplying new equipment and machinery to ensure a safe environment for post-conflict areas.

"The goal of the program is to promote the safe return of refugees, rehabilitation of agriculture and commerce and the provision of humanitarian assistance," said the U.S. Embassy.

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