National Statistics Office of Georgia celebrated its 100th Anniversary. To honor this remarkable date a special event was held on 25 July.
Mr. Mamuka Bakhtadze, Prime Minister of Georgia, Mr. Archil Talakvadze, Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia and Mr. Gogita Todradze, Executive Director of Geostat addressed the audience with a welcoming speech. More than 300 guests attended the event held at the "Rooms Hotel Tbilisi", among them were members of the Government and Parliament of Georgia, representatives of international organizations, media and Geostat staff.
Representatives of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) and Central Asian countries’ statistical offices, as well as representatives of Italian, French and Hungarian statistical agencies and international organizations arrived in Georgia to participate in the event marking the 100th anniversary.
Invited guests had an opportunity to see several video clips prepared by Geostat specialy for this day, including documentary film depicting the one hundred years history of statistics, based on the historical facts, its establishment and its development during this century.
Mr. Gogita Todradze awarded the Geostat's employees, who have been working in the statistical system for more than 50 years with the Certificate of Honor at this celebration event dedicated to the 100th anniversary.
The Executive Director awarded all the former heads of the National Statistics Office of Georgia with the special anniversary coins of the Geostat and thanked them for contributing to the development of the statistical system.