The Armenian residents of Akhalkalaki and other places of Javakheti are going to be taught Georgian, Panorama reports. This has been announced by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia. According to the deputy Minister Lia Gigauri, 130 mobile groups have been retrained at Zhvania School. Their service will be available for all the interested.
Many in Akhalkalaki speak Georgian, the state language of the country, only on everyday level, as 85% of the residents are Armenian. According to the population census carried out in November 2014, 168 000 of Armenian people currently live in Georgia.