Prime Minister chaired the session of the National Security Council13 December 2021
Today, the Prime Minister, Irakli Garibashvili chaired the session of the National Security Council. At the meeting, the participants discussed elaboration and update of national-level conceptual documents, including the update of the National Security Concept.
The reforms in the field of critical infrastructure protection (CIP) and cybersecurity were also considered at the session.
The meeting participants discussed the regional security environment and relevant ongoing processes.
The final draft of the National Security Concept, as a fundamental document, is planned to be submitted, for approval, to the Parliament, in February 2022.
In addition, in the first quarter of 2022, the Government of Georgia will update the Threats Assessment Document. It is also planned to approve the National Defence Strategy (NDS), and submit the bill on critical infrastructure protection (CIP) to the Parliament.
The abovementioned issues represent priority working directions for the Office of the National Security Council. Critical infrastructure protection (CIP) is one of the top priorities for the national security and the state in general," stated the Acting Head of the Office of the National Security Council, Sergo Turmanidze.
The session of the National Security Council, chaired by the Prime Minister, was attended by the Secretary of the Council / the Minister of Internal Affairs, Vakhtang Gomelauri along with the Council's permanent members: Vice-Prime Minister / the Minister of Foreign Affairs, David Zalkaliani, the Minister of Defence, Juansher Burchuladze, the Minister of Finance, Lasha Khutsishvili, the Head of the State Security Service, Grigol Liluashvili, the Head of the Intelligence Service, Shalva Lomidze and the Chief of the Defence Forces, Giorgi Matiashvili. Today's meeting was also attended by the invited guests - the Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee for Defence and Security, Irakli Beraia and the Head of the Defence Forces' Military Intelligence Department, Giorgi Bliadze.