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Friday, April 8
Adjara Tourism Department staff dismissed

The Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Georgia’s Adjara has dismissed the entire personnel of the Tourism Department in the Region including the newly-appointed Head, Bachuki Chkheidze, 24 Hours reports.

The information has been released by the still acting Deputy Head Vazha Diasamidze. The latter has not specified the reason for the decision, only stating that the Department will be compiled with new staff appointed via selection procedures, due to reported uncoordinated work in the department. Within the next few days, the department is supposed to advertise for the vacant positions and recruit professional staff.

Staff shift in Adjara’s Tourism Department was conducted on January 12 2011 Bachuki Chkeidze substituting the former Head Temur Diasamidze.

Beselia prepares for further activities

Versia reports that lawyer and opposition activist Eka Beselia is preparing for some major activity. Beselia does not support the elements of the opposition who agree to change authorities by normal means in 2013. Beselia attended the opposition eight meeting; however she did not make any comment about it. She suggests that the opposition 8 should not be afraid of massive protest rallies.

Beselia has not expressed her readiness to become an organizer of one of those rallies but adds that she will not stop fighting against the current leadership and will be involved in the forthcoming processes.

Original Name Returned to Tbilisi First Public School

The original name of “Tbilisi Classic Gymnasium“ was returned to Tbilisi's First Public school by the decision of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, 24 Hours reports.

First Deputy Minister of Education and Science Koka Sepherteladze and First Deputy Chairman of Tbilisi City Assembly, Mamuka Akhvlediani, familiarized the principal of the school Amiran Jamagidze with the Minister’s decree on this decision and presented a new sign of the school to the schoolchildren and teachers.

While administering this decision, the Ministry took into account the request of the schoolchildren, teachers, school alumni and parents.

Tbilisi Classic Gymnasium is one of the oldest educational institutions in Georgia and many famous Georgian public figures studied there.