Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia
Vakhtang Gomelauri

Place of birth



In 2003 graduated from Georgian State Academy of Physical Education and Sport

Professional Experience

29.12.1994 - 01.04.2003 – State Protection Special Service of Georgia;

01.04.2003 - 22.03.2013 – LEPL – Security Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia;

22.03.2013 - 11.12.2014 - Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia;

11.12.2014 - 26.01.2015 – First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia;

26.01.2015 - 01.08.2015 - Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia;

On August 1, 2015, appointed to the position of the Head of the State Security Service of Georgia;

On September 8, 2019, appointed Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia for the second time


Police Lieutenant-General

Marital status

Married, two children

President of Georgia
Salome Zurabishvili
Minister of Justice of Georgia
Rati Bregadze
Former PM of Georgia; For Georgia chairman
Giorgi Gakharia
Lithuanian Ambassador to Georgia - We wish Georgia to advance, but does Georgia wish to advance? It must prove this; it must be the champion of the champions on its European path - All the doors and windows for the EU integration are being opened - Will they be open forever? I don't know, I'm not sure
GYLA: The footage show how the officers of the special task force are abusing an arrested person who is lying on the ground - we appeal to the Minister of Internal Affairs to immediately make a statement about the incident
Vakhtang Gomelauri: I don't like violence against anyone, either against oppositionists or citizens - I condemn all kinds of attacks, an investigation into yesterday's attacks was started immediately
Vakhtang Gomelauri: some of the participants of the rally threw various objects at the policemen, including stones, bottles, poured paint, verbally and physically insulted them - an attack on a policeman means an attack on a state institution
Archil Talakvadze: Georgia has European standard police and Ministry of Internal Affairs
Shalva Papuashvili to Roman Gotsiridze: Tell me, are you a politician of Georgia or a politician of a foreign country? Everything has a limit! - When there is a betrayal of the country's interests in the parliament hall, we will not allow it
Roman Gotsiridze: In the 12th year of "Georgian Dream" rule, the country was able to purchase an aircraft - if this had happened a few years earlier, how many lives would have been saved?
Parliament listens to Vakhtang Gomelauri at the plenary session
Prime Minister instructs ministers of law enforcement agencies to develop a unified, updated plan to fight against drug crime
Vote of confidence to be held for new government today
According to Vakhtang Gomelauri, the national defense strategy will be sent to the government for approval after receiving the national security concept and threat assessment document
At the session, where the ministerial candidates are heard, there was uproar: Anri Okhanashvili asked Salome Samadashvili to leave the hall
Vakhtang Gomelauri: 18 police attachés have been sent to different countries, covering 36 states
Vakhtang Gomelauri spoke about the reforms of the criminal police at the joint session of the committees in the Parliament
Candidates for the position of minister are heard in the parliament
Committee discussions on new government and government program to start in Parliament tomorrow - President to visit legislative body on February 6
Vakhtang Gomelauri met with the leaders of the Department of Special Tasks
Irakli Kobakhidze: It is an axiomatic truth that Gakharia is a traitor - we have no questions why he acted at the behest of Lomjaria on June 20 - don't to get too involved in the debates and play Tik Tok with Buchukuri and Liluashvili, who are counting the last months of the parliamentarian game
US Ambassador discusses visa restrictions and future of US-Georgia relations
Estonian Ambassador to Georgia - If we want EU membership, we should all play by the rules - The Georgian Government on the one hand says that they are moving closer to the EU, but their actions do not prove that