TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili will hold his annual state of the nation address in parliament’s next week.

The exact date of his speech is not yet known.

Georgian Speaker of Parliament Davit Bakradze said this at a parliamentary bureau session Monday.

The constitution says that the presidential must hold a speech in parliament once a year. Usually the speech deals with future plans for the country.

Davit Bakradze noted that the president is ready to hold his speech to parliament during next session week, which is from February 27 to March 2. However the parliamentary speaker also said that the exact date of the speech is not yet decided due to the president’s tight schedule.

After the president has delivered his address, there will be a debate like previous years, and finally President Saakashvili will end the proceedings by making his final remarks to parliamentarians.