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.