The seventh international cadet week was held in the Academy

The seventh international cadet week was held at the National Defence Academy, which was opened by the Rector of the Academy, Brigadier General Mamia Balakhadze, with a welcome speech.

51 participants of 11 countries from 15 different Georgian and foreign educational institutions visited the Academy within the framework of the event.

Students of the Aviation University of Georgia and Batumi State Naval Academy, cadets of the Cadet Military Lyceum, and Junkers of the Academy took part in the international week along with the cadets of the military schools of the USA, Canada, Great Britain, the Czech Republic, Jordan, Azerbaijan, Latvia, Poland, Romania, and Ukraine.

During the week, the participants were involved in various academic, military, and cultural-cognitive events. The program of the international week was busy and diverse: with presentations of educational institutions, evenings of global culture, sports competitions, and tours.

The international week aims to strengthen cooperation with leading foreign higher military schools and familiarize the guests with the National Defence Academy and Georgia in general.

"First of all, I would like to express my sincere gratitude towards you and your educational institutions for participating in our event. We believe that the event is of special importance because it gives Georgian participants and our foreign guests a special opportunity to meet and learn from each other. Your participation implies the formation and development of strong links between our universities in terms of education and culture.

In addition, it allows for further strengthening of the partnership in the field of military education. Therefore, the National Defence Academy, in close cooperation with other foreign partner educational institutions, strives to share best practices and train qualified officers who will effectively serve in the Defence Forces of Georgia.

International Cadet Week develops friendships and builds relationships between future leaders of different nations. This gives you all a great opportunity to learn more about Georgia and its culture.

I hope you will return to your countries with unforgettable memories of Georgia!'' - noted the Rector of the National Defence Academy, Brigadier General Mamia Balakhadze.