The President of Georgia is meeting the residents of disaster areas



The President of Georgia was visiting Shashiani, Kalauri, Vachnadziani, and Banta villages of the Gurjaani and Telavi regions today. Mikheil Saakashvili spoke to the local population and familiarized them with the actions planned in order to eliminate the damage. As the President noted, brigades are mobilized across the entire country in order to eliminate the effects of the disaster. The President of Georgia stated that the roofing of houses and food package distribution is already going on. A parliament session will be held on Tuesday during which they will discuss the issue of compensations. One more initiative the President spoke about was the fact that students affected by the disaster will have their loans postponed.

“Solidarity is a very important thing. Brigades have arrived from around the entire country: Lanchkhuti, Adjara, Tbilisi, Rustavi, and Imereti. People are now on their way from Samegrelo. Any direction you look there are working fronts open” – noted Mikheil Saakashvili while meeting with local residents.