Tbilisi, Georgia, Feb. 11
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
The Interagency Council on Georgian Integrated Border Management Strategy has held it first meeting today.
The meeting was organized by the Security and Crisis Management Council operating under Georgian Prime Minister.
The interagency council was established by the government's decree dated January 14.
It should develop an appropriate strategy and submit it to the Cabinet of Ministers for approval before March 1.
The council includes representatives of the agencies involved in border management. It is headed by the prime minister's assistant and secretary of the Council for Security and Crisis Management.
Today's meeting discussed a release version of the strategy and identified key priorities.
The next meeting will be held in late February. It will summarize the proposals of the relevant agencies.
It should be noted that today's meeting was attended by representatives of the UN Development Program (UNDP), the EU delegation to Georgia, International Organization for Migration and the U.S. embassy.
Translated by E.A.