New Government announced
Prime Minister Vano Merabishvili has appointed his new government following his appointment on Sunday. There are four new ministers, with the rest of the line-up remaining the same.
The list as published in the Trend News Agency is as follows:
Bacho Akhalaia; Minister of the Interior
Dmitry Shashkin; Minister of Defence
Hatiya Dekanoidze; Minister of Education and Science
Dali Khomeriki; Minister of IDPs and Resettlement
Vera Kobalia; Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development
Alexander Khetaguri; Minister of Energy and Natural Resources
Khatuna Kalmakhelidze; Minister of Corrections, Probation and Legal Assistance
Ramaz Nikolaishvili; Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development
Goga Khachidze; Minister of the Environment
Nika Rurua; Minister of Culture
Lado Vardzelashvili Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs.