TBILISI, DFWatch — Georgia’s NATO integration coordinating commission held its 39. session at the government office on Thursday.

Chair of the commission is Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, who chaired the session for the first time.

The commission discussed NATO integration mechanisms and upcoming plans, as well as a national program for 2013 and planning for the next session of the NATO-Georgia commission.

The prime minister presented the government’s views on NATO integration. Alexi Petriashvili, State Minister for Euro Integration, said after the session that the prime minister gave instructions in regards to fulfillment of annual programs.

He said there was a discussion of a planned visits to Brussels and other places.

Bidzina Ivanishvli also presented an annual national program, which is a confidential document, which was distributed to the ministries. The document is about reforms in democracy, rule of law, defense, education and energy.

Petriashvili explains that the program defines specific priorities and instructions together with a schedule for implementation.