Georgia's Vakhatang Gomelauri to have double-job
Georgia's Interior Minister Vakhatang Gomelauri has been appointed as new secretary of the National Security Council, replacing former Defence Minister Levan Izoria in the role.
Gomelauri will have to fulfill the duties of both the interior minister and the secretary of the National Security Council starting today, Agenda.ge reported.
"The National Security Council is a very important body. I congratulate Gomelauri on his appointment as a new secretary of the council,” Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia said.
The National Security Council is the PM’s eight-member advisory body, responsible for national security policy planning and coordination.
Izoria, who became the secretary of the council in November 2019, resigned in January 2020 and was appointed as Georgia’s new ambassador to Germany.