Press Conferecne of the President of the Intergation Fund of the Caucasus People
The president of the intergation fund of the Caucasus people held a special conference towards the topic: Alarming situation in Pankisi Gorge and Akhmeta municipality. Umar Idigov told correspondents and other guests about the condition in kindergartens in the region. He also represented photos, where the appalling conditions were depicted.
In July of 2013 with financial assistance of “Integration Fund of the Caucasus People”, young sportsmen from various villages of the Pankisi Gorge of Akhmeta Municipality have taken part to international sport competition in classical wrestling that was hold in Batumi. The young sportsmen from Akhmeta region have made progress and have reached big success in the competition. After completion of the competition, with assistance of “Integration Fund of the Caucasus People”, the sportsmen have stayed for several days in Adjara for summer recess at the seashore.
“The Integration Fund of The Caucasus people”, has decorated the nursery school in the middle of the village Khalantsani, that serves the ethnic minority as a result of the request of Pankisi Valley Villages: Low, middle and Upper Khalantsani population and the representative of the village.
The Kists , the Osetians and the Pshavians have peacefully lived side by side during centuries.
The natives of the Pankisi Valley are grateful to "The Integration Fund Of The Caucasus People " for the great attention , help and the favor that the fund did for Pankisi children living in extreme conditions.
See photos attached that illustrates the nursery school after being decorated.
The representative of " The Integration Fund Of The Caucasus People " was on trip to observe the problem in the village of Pankisi Valley. The natives and the middle Khalatsa village representative requested him to decorate the nursery school.
The Fund representative saw the nursery school ,that was really in hard condition.
Three of the villages: Low middle and upper khalatsa that are situated on the right bank of the river Alazani, where the kists, the Osetians, and the Pshavians live have only one nursery school that immediately needs decoration , not to put the children's health under danger.
The Minister of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia Guram Odisharia at Akhmeta Municipality
The Minister of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia, Guram Odisharia and the president of the integration fund of the Caucasus people visited Pankisi gorge. The minister held introduction meetings with the head of Akhmeta municipality and ethnic minorities in the region. Guram Odisharia saw the museum of local lore in Pankisi gorge. He also met teachers and members of local folk music bands, who asked the minister to give a status to the glory memorial, which the minister guaranteed to solve. In the framework of the visit the delegation saw Betsera reserve and other cultural attractions in the area.