Caucasus International University Issues an Official Announcement
Today Caucasus International University Rector, Mr. Kakhaber Kordzaia has made an official announcement in relation to the video report broadcasted by Rustavi 2 TV Company on Saturday:
“On December 22, 2018 Rustavi 2 TV Company, on its major news program, showed a video report which discussed the so-called violations committed by Caucasus International University.
Caucasus international University is authorized to announce that the video prepared by Rustavi 2 TV is obviously biased, separate facts are fabricated and serves political goals in which the most apolitical educational institution - Caucasus International University has been engaged.
Some facts presented in the video as if the University issues fake diplomas require a proper response in accordance with the law.
Caucasus International University is the one that is the most interested in revealing the truth, providing relevant legal assessment to everything and informing the results to the public.”
The University Legal Affairs Service, on behalf of Caucasus International University, provides explanations in relation to the facts mentioned in the video:
“The facts showed in the video are not credible, and it is easy to determine its trustworthiness by any interested person:
- Azerbaijani citizen, who allegedly was issues the so-called fake diploma, was admitted at the University and studied for three years there under the name of Mirjalal Zeinalov. The name of the person is indicated in all documents. He submitted a document verifying the change of surname issued by the appropriate institution in Azerbaijan after being granted a qualification, prior to issuing diploma. Correspondingly, amendments have been made in the University and the Ministry Registers and the diploma was issued on the changed surname – Kargarl.
- Caucasus International University has never had any issue with Prosecutor’s Office, even before 2012.
- The university successfully went through the authorization process and was granted a document of the highest assessment among the higher education institutions of Georgia. It is noteworthy that the conclusion of the authorization was headed by two British experts and eventually the decision was jointly made by a board consisting of 24 people.
- Any student, despite his/her rank and origin has a sense of responsibility towards the academic process at Caucasus International University. We are delighted by the fact that our university is acceptable for high-ranking officials who have influence and authority in the broader society.”