Georgian Ambassador Set to Visit the Manassas Campus

Georgian Ambassador to Visit the Manassas Campus

David Bakradze, the Georgian ambassador to the United States, will present “Georgian Success Story” in Colgan Theater at NOVA’s Manassas Campus on April 12 at 11:20 a.m.

The presentation is free and open to the public with free parking (follow parking signs). To learn more, contact Business Professor Frank Ferrara at fferrara@nvcc.edu.

Bakradze has had a long, distinguished career in diplomatic service and has served in a number of senior official posts in Georgian public service. He was appointed the ambassador of Georgia to the U.S. in December 2016.

Prior to his appointment as ambassador to the U.S., Bakradze served as the state minister of Georgia for European and Euro-Atlantic integration and was responsible for implementation of activities of the Government of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic integration. In particular, he was in charge of coordinating the work of the government on implementation of key instruments of integration, such as EU-Georgia Association Agreement, Eastern Partnership for EU, Annual National Program and NATO-Georgia Commission. He also coordinated Strategic Communication and European Assistance Programs for the Government of Georgia.

Bakradze graduated from Tbilisi State University with a degree in international economic relations and international law. He speaks Georgian, English and Russian. The ambassador and his wife, Anna Matsukashvili, have three children.

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