A briefing on combat readiness of the Army of the Republic of Macedonia was held in the Army House in Skopje, where ARM Chief of General Staff, Major General Vasko Gjurchinovski informed the President of the Republic of Macedonia and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Gjorge Ivanov about the situation in the Army during 2018.
The briefing was attended by the Minister of Defence Radmila Shekerinska, the Deputy Minister of Defence Bekim Maksuti, the State Secretary in the Ministry of Defence Dragan Nikolic, the Generals in the ARM and representatives of the Cabinet of the President of the Republic of Macedonia.
President Gjorge Ivanov was informed about the realized plans and tasks in 2018, about the functional areas in the ARM: personnel management and moral, operations, training and exercises, logistics, planning, communications, budget and civilian-military cooperation.
General Gjurchinovski pointed out the more important activities in 2018, as well as the problems the ARM was facing with, and also it was indicated that due to the hard work by the personnel, all planned tasks have been realized.
The briefing on combat readiness is an annual duty of the Chief of General Staff of ARM to the President of the Republic of Macedonia and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces for reporting on the combat readiness of the ARM.