Today, On the tragic day of the fall of Sokhumi, the head of the Georgian Intelligence Service Levan Izoria laid a wreath at the memorial of the fallen heroes to honor and pay tribute to the ones who gave their lives fighting for the territorial integrity of the country.
The head of Georgian intelligence service Levan Izoria congratulated employees the professional day of intelligence service.
Wished them professional development and Peace!
Today Davit Sujashvili Former head of the Georgian intelligence service hosted his successor, the new head Levan Izoria. Levan Izoria met with the personnel. He was informed about the implemented reforms. He highlighted the professionalism and dedication of the predecessor towards our country and Georgian intelligence service. He thanked Davit Sujashvili and wished him success for his future endeavors.
Deputy Head of the Intelligence Service of Georgia Gela Gelashvili attended the closing ceremony of the multiethnic military training "Agile Spirit 2019".
This year 14 countries, Georgia, USA, United Kingdom, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Norway, Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, Montenegro, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine were involved in the training. More than 3,000 military personnel from NATO and Partner countries participated in the exercises.
On the occasion of the 11th anniversary of the Russian-Georgian war, head of the Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili together with other Service employees laid a wreath at the Mukhatgverdi Memorial of the heroes and paid tribute to their memory.
The head of the Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili attended the solemn ceremony of the Police Day on Lisi Lake.
The head of Georgian Intelligence Service David Sujashvili attended an annual forum dedicated to Diaspora Day - "Strong Diaspora for United Georgia".
The forum, hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, aims to deepen cooperation with Georgian citizens living abroad, to ensure their active involvement in efforts to further develop the country and to solve the problems facing the Georgian Diaspora abroad.
On the Independence day of Georgia, May 26, the conscripts of the Georgian Intelligence Service took military oath. The first deputy head of the intelligence service Shalva Lomidze congratulated the recipients of the oath. The event was attended by the staff members and family members of the new recruits.
The mandatory military service lasts 12 months and the contractors will learn military affairs, attend special training courses and study a foreign language.In addition, they will be provided with a monthly salary, free medical insurance and will also be eligible to get a short vacation.
Successful contractors will be given the opportunity to be employed at Georgian Intelligence Service.
The head of the Georgian Intelligence Service David Sujashvili attended the solemn ceremony at the Freedom Square.
463 military servicemen have been added to the country's armed forces on the Independence Day of Georgia. So many conscripts and recruits made a solemn oath in Tbilisi, Ananuri, Uplistsikhe, Gremi and Zugdidi.
The head of the intelligence service Davit Sujashvili and service personnel on the day of Victory over Fascism laid a wreath on the Memorial of the heroes fallen in World War II in Vake Park and honored their memory.
Mamuka Bakhtadze, Prime Minister of Georgia chaired the first meeting of the National Security Council today and issued instructions to its Permanent Members.
National Security Council Meeting was attended today by its Permanent Members: Ministers of Interior and Defense, Heads of State Security and Intelligence Services, chiefs of defense forces. Representative of the President of Georgia also attended the meeting.
National Security Council will be the coordination body of all institutions that are engaged in ensuring the security of the sovereign and will provide information to the Prime Minister of Georgia on issues of national security.
The head of the Georgian Intelligence Service, Davit Sujashvili, along with other Service employees laid a wreath at April 9 memorial and paid tribute to the memory of heroes who laid down their lives for the freedom and independence of Georgia.
The president of Georgia Salome Zourabichvili visited the Georgian Intelligence Service. Head of the Service Davit Sujashvili introduced the ongoing reforms in the Intelligence Service of Georgia to the President of Georgia.
The President of Georgia also met with the intelligence service personnel. Discussions focused on regional and international issues related to international relations and security of the country.
On March 22, 2019 at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University the head of the Georgian Intelligence Service, Dr. Davit Sujashvili introduced his book "Anatomy of International Terrorism and Georgia".The book deals with one of the main challenges of international security in the modern world - anatomy of terrorism in the context of Georgia, which deals with international and national component of theoretical, legal, historical, political, religious, psychological, counterterrorism activities of international terrorism. Final recommendations are also given.
Representatives of academic and higher education institutions of Georgia participated in the presentation and discussion of the book.
Head of the Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili has attended the plenary session of the parliament of Georgia in which the President of Georgia Salome Zourabichvili presented the first parliamentary annual report.
Salome Zourabichvili spoke about the most important issues of the country.
At the joint meeting of the Government Commission on EU Integration and the State Commission on NATO Integration, together with the Prime Minister of Georgia and the members of the Government, attended the head of the Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili.
The joint meeting of the commissions approved Georgia's Annual National Program, one of the crucial NATO membership mechanisms. Similarly, Georgia's progress toward NATO integration was singled out.
The meeting was provided with information about the 5th Meeting of the Georgia-EU Association Council on March 5 in Brussels, during which the Georgian side will present the EU Integration Roadmap.
Today Gocha Ratiani, Chief Adviser to the Head of GIS, along with other Service employees laid a wreath at the Memorial of Junkers, who fought for the independence of Georgia and paid tribute to them.
One year has passed since the murder of Archil Tutunashvili, the hero of Georgia. Employees of Georgian Intelligence Service laid a wreath at Tatunashvili's grave at Mukhatgverdi Brothers' Cemetery and honored his memory.
The head of the Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili met with President of Georgia Salome Zourabichvili. They discussed important reforms in the Georgian Intelligence Service as well as the country's external challenges and security issues in the region
The Georgian Intelligence Service employees visited families of heroes killed in Shindisi in 2008 August war and congratulated them on the coming Christmas and New Year. Head of GIS Davit Sujashvili paid a visit to the families of heroically died Giorgi Antsukhelidze and Levan Melkadze.
The head of the Georgian Intelligence Service, Davit Sujashvili attended the annual 2018 report of Prime Minister of Georgia, Mamuka Bakhtadze.
The head of the Georgian Intelligence Service, Davit Sujashvili has attended the annual conference – "Georgian Diplomacy: Advancing Freedom, Prosperity and Development" along with heads of Georgia’s diplomatic representations and consular offices abroad.
At the Georgian Parliament within the Ambassadors’ Conference 2018 government officials met with Georgian missions abroad to discuss defense and security issues.
The head of the Georgian Intelligence Service, Davit Sujashvili attended the inauguration of the fifth president of Georgia in Telavi.
The head of the Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili attended the opening ceremony of the Inter-agency Command and Staff Exercise "Didgori 2018" at NATO-Georgian Joint and Evaluation Center (JTEC) Krtsanisi.
The head of the Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili left a message in the book of condolences in the US Embassy regarding the death of the 41st President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush. He once again expressed his condolences to the American people.
The head of the Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili attended the presentation of the report 2018 of Minister of Defense of Georgia, Levan Izoria.
The head of the Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili attended the solemn reception of Veterans day at the Veterans Affairs State Service.
On the day of the Fall of Sokhumi, the head of the Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili together with other Service employees laid a wreath at the memorial to the heroes fallen for the territorial integrity of Georgia and paid tribute to their memory.
The head of Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili attended the solemn opening ceremony of the International Championship "Personal Guard 2018" at the Training Center of Special State Protection Service of Georgia.
On the professional day of Georgian Intelligence Service, September 19 the conscripts of the Georgian Intelligence Service took the oath of enlistment. Head of the Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili attended the oath taking ceremony. He addressed the conscripts, congratulated them being in the service of the country and wished to contribute to strengthening Georgia.
The head of the Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili left a message in the book of condolences in the US Embassy regarding the death of Senator John McCain. He once again expressed his condolences to John McCain's family and the American people.
Davit Sujashvili, Head of the Intelligence Service of Georgia hosted the Chairman of the US House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Congressman Devin Nunes and the member of the mentioned committee Congressman Rick Crawford.
Today at Shindisi Heroes Square Head of Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili , along with the employees laid a wreath on the Memorial dedicated to the memory of the heroes killed in Shindisi.
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Russian-Georgian war, Head of the Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili together with other Service employees laid a wreath at the Mukhatgverdi Memorial of the heroes and paid tribute to their memory.
Head of the Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili attended the ceremony of the exercise „Noble Partner 2018“ which was officially opened at the Vaziani Airfield.
Head of the Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili attended the event dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the founding of the first Democratic Republic of Georgia.
The oath-taking ceremony has been held at 6 places across Georgia: Tbilisi, Shindisi, Vardzia, Kojori-Khoroghli fortress, Batumi and Gelati. The 366 recruits and 123 conscripts took the oath.
Giorgi Margvelashvili, President of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia, , Jean-Claude Juncker, President of European Commission, Sauli Niinistö, President of Republic of Finland, Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of Lietuva, Raimonds Vējonis,President of Latvia, Andrzej Duda, President of Poland, Andrej Kiska, President of Slovakia, Armen Sarkisyan, President of Armenia, Irakli Kobakhidze, Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia as well as Levan Izoria, Minister of Defence of Georgia delivered a speech at ‘Liberty Square”.
Head of Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili attended the oath taking ceremony of recruits conducted by the Special State Protection Service of Georgia. Conscripts took an oath at the memorial honoring the Shindisi heroes. At the end of the ceremony, Head of Special State Protection Service of Georgia Anzor Chubinidze addressed them with a speech.
Today marks 73 anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War 2. Head of Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili and other Service employees laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and paid tribute to the memory of those killed in World War II.
Today, on May 6, Kakheti hosted a major marathon in the world – “Wings for Life World Run”. The World Run is an annual international charity event that sees people line up and race as far as they can to raise money for research into finding a cure for spinal cord injuries Georgian Intelligence Service has joined the given marathon to express its support and encourage a healthy lifestyle.
Today the Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia Irakli Kobakhidze visited the Georgian Intelligence Service.The Head of Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili and Parliament Speaker talked about the security challenges of the region.
The Chairman of the Parliament got acquainted with the ongoing reform in the ministry. The sides discussed the importance of close cooperation between the Parliament of Georgia and the Georgian Intelligence Service. After the meeting, the Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia spoke about the role of the Intelligence Service in the country's security and state development process.
Head of Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili along with other service members and their children laid a wreath at the April 9 Memorial late at night and paid tribute to those killed on April 9.
We would like to respond to IDFI study - "Access to Public Information in Georgia - 2017" released on March 30, 2018.
Georgian Intelligence Service supports and welcomes the general principle of openness from state institutions and transparency of their activities. At the same time we consider it advisable to provide the public with information to avoid any misinterpretation.
In a 2017 IDFI report, Georgian Intelligence Service was listed among the closed state agencies. We hereby explain that according to legislative amendments, along with Decree N507, September 24, 2015 of the Government of Georgia, information demanded by IDFI is considered state secret. The above institution was informed about it in the written form on June 6, 2017 and explained the reasons for the restriction of specific information demanded by them.
As for the information provided to IDFI in 2015 by Georgian Intelligence Service, it was of the period before legislative amendments were made. It is noteworthy as well, that Georgian Intelligence Service was awarded by IDFI for the provision of access to public information.
We express our readiness to provide public information that is not considered state secret.
On March 26, Georgian Intelligence Service hosted Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Mikheil Janelidze. Davit Sujashvili, Head of GIS acquainted the Minister with the ongoing reforms in the Service. The sides discussed the situation in the region and security issues.
A meeting was held by the Defence and Security Committee at the headquarters of Georgian Intelligence Service today. The deputies were given an account by GIS regarding security issues.
Georgian Intelligence Service welcomes the promotion of a healthy way of living among young people and active involvement of children in sport activities.
On 10 March, 2018 Georgian National Championship in Kyokushinkan (contact) Karate was held in the Tbilisi Judo Academy sports complex. The Head of Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili awarded the winner in the absolute weight category Otar Esitashvili with a GIS cup “Our choice is Young Generation” and a medal “for Combat Spirit”
Today, Gocha Ratiani – Main Advisor to the Head of GIS laid a wreath at the Memorial of Junkers. It is our duty to pay tribute to the memory of the Georgian Junkers who had sacrificed their lives for the independence of our country.
Under the project - “Our Choice - Young Generation, Our goal – Unified, Strong Georgia”, GIS hosted the children of 2008 war heroes together with talented, socially vulnerable children and children with disabilities to celebrate International Children’s Day. The event included the exhibition of children’s paintings, national songs and dances performed by children's folklore and choreographic ensembles.
The project aims at facilitating and encouraging talented young people
Georgian Intelligence Service employees visited families of heroes killed in Shindisi in 2008 August war and congratulated them on the coming Christmas and New Year. Head of GIS Davit Sujashvili together with the Senior Advisor Gocha Ratiani paid a visit to the families of Giorgi Antsukhelidze and Levan Melkadze, who died heroically in Shindisi battle and invited their children to the cinema and entertainment center.
Georgian Intelligence Service employees visited children suffering from leukemia, congratulated them on the coming Christmas holidays, wished them a happy new year and good health and presented them with gifts.
Head of Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili attended the swearing-in ceremony of the autumn recruitment in Shindisi conducted by the Special State Protection Service of Georgia. At the end of the event a memorial service to the souls of heroes killed in Shindisi in 2008 August war was held
Head of Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili and Rector of Georgian Technical University Archil Frangishvili signed a cooperation memorandum. Our goal is to find talented, successful young people and engage them into public service. Patriotic upbringing of future generations and providing them with quality education is a guarantee of our country's success.
Head of Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili attended the opening of “Tbilisi Strategic Discussions” on 15, December. The main topics discussed at the conference were “the process of Georgia’s integration into NATO, Georgia’s role in safeguarding stability and security of Black Sea countries, challenges faced by Euro-Atlantic space and joint efforts to deal with them.
The Head of Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili and Deputy Head of the service Gela Gelashvili laid a wreath at the memorial of heroes who died in Shindisi and paid tribute to their memory.
The Head of Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili left a message in the book of condolence opened in Tbilisi regarding the terrorist attack in Nice, France on July 14.
He expressed his sympathy and solidarity to the families of the victims, French people and to the government of France.
The Head of Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili left a message in the book of condolence opened at the Embassy of Turkey, regarding the terrorist attacks on Ataturk Airport in Istanbul.
He expressed condolences to the families of the victims, Turkish people and the government of Turkey.
Georgian Intelligence Service hosted children at the training center. The children of the Service employees together with Emzar Tsilosani's (the hero who died in the battle of Shindisi in 2008 August war) children took part in the event.
The goal of the action was to promote the spirit of patriotism and healthy lifestyle amongthe younger generation. Georgian Intelligence Service is planning to encourage its little friends by hosting events of this kind again in the future.
On may 13-14 for the first time ever, Georgia hosted the European Karate Championship, where our team member Andrei Zinchenko won a golden medal and became the European Champion. Other winners were – Mikheil Tsiklauri – a bronze medal and Tamar Bibileishvili - a bronze medal winner among women. The head of Georgian Intelligence Service Davit Sujashvili congratulated the national team and wished them success in future competitions.
Georgian Intelligence Service employees took part in the campaign organized by Special State Protection Service of Georgia during which trees were planted in the surrounding areas of the memorial to the Shindisi heroes.
The Deputy Head of Georgian Intelligence Service Gela Gelashvili and other Service employees laid a wreath at the Memorial of Junkers.
It is of utmost importance to us and to any Georgian to honor the memory of the Georgian Junkers who fought for the independence of our country.
The staff of Georgian intelligence Service rewarded the resident of Kazbegi district – a secondary school pupil Ucha Khutsishvili with a personal computer. Ucha was nominated among the winners of the project - “Georgia’s volunteer” carried out by the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia. For eight months the volunteers had been organizing sport events, intellectual games, workshops and various cognitive projects in different regions throughout Georgia.
We wish Ucha and other young patriots success in all of their future endeavors directed towards Georgia's advancement.
The staff of Georgian intelligence Service, in the frame of the project aiming at promoting young talents, rewarded the student of "Free University" Guram Kartvelishvili with a personal computer.
Guram, along with other Georgian students, passed GRE test to continue post-graduate studies in the leading US universities. Notably, the maximum score in physics is 990 and only the smartest graduates get more than 900 scores. Georgian students – Guram Kartvelishvili, Saba Sharikadze and Tornike Ghutishvili got 920, 970 and 990 scores respectively. Such results are the first-ever in the history of Georgia.
Georgian Intelligence Service employees visited the families of heroes of August war 2008 and congratulated them on Christmas and New Year. The Head of the Service Davit Sujashvili paid a visit to Levan Melqadze's family – the fallen hero in the battle of Shindisi.
Georgian Intelligence Service employees expressed their support to the Paralympian fencer Diana Jishiashvili.