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Cabinet of Georgia

Dimitri Kumsishvili Minister of Finance and First Deputy Prime Minister Kakha Kaladze Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Energy Giorgi Gakharia Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Zurab Alavidze Minister of […]

Kvirikashvili names new Cabinet

Following the general election held on 8th October Acting Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has announced his new Cabinet with five posts changing hands and 13 remaining with the same holders. […]

Ruling party looks set for overall majority in run-offs

The ruling centre-left Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia (GD-DG) has emerged victorious from the 8th October general election. Georgian Dream increased their tally with an additional 19 seats to take […]

Georgia votes for new Parliament

Georgia goes to the polls today to elect a new 150 seat parliament. There are 3,513,884 voters who will vote at 3,645 polling stations between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. […]

New Energy and Agriculture Ministers appointed

Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has replaced two of his ministers, in agriculture and energy, in order to spend time on the general election which is due to take place on […]

Georgian PM appoints new Defence Minister

Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has appointed new ministers after the Republican Party decided to drop out of the governing coalition in readiness for the general election on 8th October. Levan […]

Parliamentary 2016

An election has been announced for 8 October 2016. Results will be announced here.

Parliament approves Giorgi Kvirikashvili as new PM

Georgia’s parliament has confirmed former Foreign Affairs Minister, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, as the new Prime Minister. He replaces Irakli Garibashvili who resigned last week. The new prime minister was approved by […]

Prime Minister resigns

Georgia’s Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili resigned his post on Wednesday in a surprise move. The prime minister was due to deliver the government’s three year activity report at the City […]

PM appoints new Foreign and Economic Ministers

Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili has made unexpected changes to his Cabinet. Giorgi Kvirikashvili has been named as the new Minister of Foreign Affairs and Dimitri Kumsishvili will replace him as […]

PM nominates three new Ministers

Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has made three changes to his Cabinet. Tina Khidasheli has been named as the new Minister of Defence, replacing Mindia Janelidze. She will be Georgia’s first […]

Nodar Javakhishvili is new Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure

Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure David Shavliashvili submitted his resignation to Irakli Garibashvili last week. The reasons cited for the resignation are deteriorating health. The new Minister of Regional […]

Internal Affairs Minister resigns

Alexander Tchikaidze, Georgia’s Minister of Internal Affairs has submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili which has been accepted. The Minister resigned after the father of a man who […]

Tamar Beruchashvili appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs

Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has appointed Tamar Beruchashvili as the new Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia. The appointment comes after Maia Panjikidze resigned last week following the dismissal of […]

Foreign Minister resigns leaving government in crisis

The crisis in the Georgian Government deepened yesterday when the pro-European Minister of Foreign Affairs, Maja Panjikidze citing threats to Georgia’s pro-Western policies. The resignation of the Foreign Minister, a […]

PM sacks Defence Minister in Euro-Atlantic row

Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has dismissed Minister of Defence, Irakli Alasania. The move came after the Defence Minister openly criticised the detention of a number of former and serving defence […]

Four more Cabinet Ministers appointed

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has filled four of the five Ministerial positions left vacant in his Cabinet reshuffle earlier this week. The new Ministers are as follows: Giorgi Mgebrishvili; […]

PM Garibashvili starts Cabinet reshuffle

Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili fired five ministers on Monday and moved two to other ministerial positions in his first cabinet reshuffle. The two ministers who have been reshuffled are Sozar […]

Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine sign Association Agreements with the European Union

Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine signed Association Agreements with the European Union yesterday. President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso said that “For the European Union, it is a solemn […]

Georgian Dream wins most seats in local elections

Based on preliminary results the ruling Georgian Dream has won the majority of seats in local elections which took place on Sunday. Mayors for 12 cities, Gamgebeli (Chief Executive) in […]