Odessa Governor Mikhail Saakashvili said that before appointment to this post got a job at the American Institute with a salary of about $ 200 thousand and in the civil service did not come for the money.
"For anyone interested, my American salary was nearly $200 thousand Before the appointment in Odessa, and this had added to the proceeds of lectures and public appearances. My friends and I come to the service, not for the money and in General, service to the community is always more important than money,".
To the message he attached a copy of the income certificate issued by fifteen may 2015 a New international leadership Institute (New international Leadership Institute) in the U.S. capital. In the paper stated that Saakashvili is working at the Institute since may 1 with an annual salary of 198 thousand dollars. Governor's office Saakashvili received may 30.
on the Internet representative office of the Institute is reported that he was created in 2015 to train a new generation of leaders, encouraging the development of new approaches To the solution of problems in management, Economics and security. The Institute wishes each year to collect several groups For leadership trainings in the USA, concentrating on the countries of the EU project " Eastern partnership (Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan), reported on the Internet representation.
Saakashvili on the Internet office of is listed as the head of the Board of the Institute among the Board members also Republican Congressman Dan Burton, former head of the office of the speaker of the house of commissioners, ex-head of the Protocol service of the USA, former Georgian Ambassador to Germany Archduchess Gabriela von Habsburg and Vice-President of the American defense organization, the Lockheed Martin Daniel Fata.