Politics

Government takes caretaker role as parliament begins selecting new cabinet

by | Nov 20, 2016
parliament_vote

(Interpressnews.)

TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian parliament approved the composition of the new parliament on Friday, and the government now has a caretaker role until lawmakers has approved a new government.

MPs voted to recognize the authority of the ninth parliamentary assembly. In accordance with the law, the authority of the government was halted by President Giorgi Margvelashvili in a decree which gives cabinet members a caretaker role until a new prime minister has been approved by parliament.

According to local media reports, parliament will begin selecting staff for the new government from next week. The ruling party will name its candidate for prime minister, who will have to suggest candidates for ministers. The parliament will then vote to declare trust in the new government.



ads
ads
ads

No Comments, Leave a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Browse our archive by date

May 2017
M T W T F S S
« Apr    
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031