53,067 were granted Georgian citizenship during Saakashvili

By | September 2nd, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

Ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–53,067 foreigners were granted Georgian citizenship from 2005 to 2013, and in 2013 the president granted citizenship to most of them – 9,626 people. According to the report of Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), the […]

Georgian government presents bill about citizenship of newborns

By | January 28th, 2014|Categories: Society|Tags: |

A newborn at the Georgian Church’s maternity ward in March 2011. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The government in Georgia proposes to automatically give Georgian citizenship to a child who was born through in vitro fertilization if none of the parents’s home countries recognize it as its citizen. The Ministry of Justice explains that the new […]

Saakashvili invites new applicants for citizenship

By | November 6th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Mikheil Saakashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Outgoing President Mikheil Saakashvili is planning to grant Georgian citizenship to more people before he leaves office. In a statement on Tuesday, the president’s administration invites anyone who wants Georgian citizenship to apply now. Many people have […]

Saakashvili grants citizenship to Georgian Turks

By | September 14th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Manana Manjgaladze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–President Mikheil Saakashvili Friday granted Georgian citizenship to almost 1000 Turkish citizens. According to the president’s administration, the reason for the decision is that all the persons concerned know Georgia and for practical purposes they […]