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Minister for Penitentiary visits the USA2009-10-05 15:22
Dimitri Shashkin, the Minister for Penitentiary, Probation and legal Assistance, and Teimuraz Iobidze, the chief of the National Agency of Probation, departed for the USA with a working visit.gt-en-newsitem-inside
According to the Ministry's press service, the aim of the visit is to exchange experience in the sphere of penitentiary and probation.
Meetings with the leaders of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons, Department of Justice, U.S. Parole Commission, the Department of State.
As a person, responsible for conduction of the second wave of democratic reforms in Georgia, will also meet with state officials and representatives of NGOs, and will tell them about reforms being held in Georgia.
Meetings with Michael McFaul, special assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and senior director of Russian and Eurasian affairs at the US national Security Council, and Tina Kaidanow, the U.S Assistant Secretary of State, will be held. Shashkin will visit the George Town University and Marshall Fund.