Military parade underway on Rustaveli Avenue
The parade dedicated to the Day of Independence of Georgia started at 11:00. The parade is being commanded by the Chief of Joint Staff of the Georgian Armed Forces, Maj.-Gen. Devi Chankotadze.
The parade will be received by Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Georgian Armed Forces Mikheil Saakashvili. The graduates of the Defense Academy will take public oath at the parade; the military part of the parade will begin by a presentation of the first Georgian-made armored military vehicle Didgori.
Mikheil Saakashvili will award 15 people with the Orders of Brilliance and three people - with the Vakhtang Gorgasali 3rd Rank Order.