The Minister of Education and Science, Dimitri Shashkini, paid an official visit to the United States. In the frame of this visit, the Minister held meetings with the representatives of 31 leading higher educational institutions, including Georgia State University, Cornell University, Emory University, the University of Pittsburg, Florida International University, the University of District of Columbia, the University of Kentucky, and the University of Alabama.
Ten Resource Officers, schoolchildren, and teachers of Tbilisi Public School №151 took part in activities to keep the environment clean. Resource Officers participate in such events to take care of the surrounding environment and keep it ecologically safe and healthy.
Deputy Minister Giorgi Chakhnashvili held a briefing in regard to the netbooks which are delivered as presents to the first graders. All first graders of public schools of Georgia received the netbook as a present from the President of Georgia.
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Dimitri Shashkini visited Azerbaijani Public School #73 of Tbilisi and presented first graders with new textbooks, audio and video materials in Georgian language.