President Zurabishvili visits Georgian peacekeepers in Afghanistan

President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili has visited Georgian troops in Afghanistan, - the Administration of President told InterPressNews.

According to them, the President visited the military bases, where Georgian troops are stationed.

Salome Zurabishvili, together with Defense Minister Levan Izoria and Commander of the Defense Forces, General Major Vladimir Chachibaia, visited the Bagram aviation base and got acquainted with the tasks of Georgian peacekeepers.

The country’s Commander-in-Chief thanked the peacekeepers for their contribution to the world security and underlined the importance of their activities for Georgian military and the importance of their activities to the country.

At Bagram Military Base the President laid a wreath on the memorial of the Georgian military servicemen killed in the ISAF and visited the church built by Georgian soldiers.

Within the framework of his visit to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the President held important meetings with the commander of the Bagram aviation base, General Daniel Conley, General Austin Scott Miller of NATO-led Resolute Support mission and the United States and President of Afghanistan Mohammed Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.

The President was accompanied by Defence Minister Levan Izoria, Commander of the Defense Forces, General Major Vladimir Chachibaia, highest military representative of Georgia to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Colonel Malkhaz Merlan and Head of the President’s Administration Lasha Zhvania.