Gharibashvili leaving as PM

Ivanishvili recommends Garibashivili as future president

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: |

Bidzina Ivanishvili. TBILISI, DFWatch–Businessman and former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili said Monday that he would like to see Irakli Garibashvili as president. Ivanishvili said this while meeting with local media in Rustavi, a town south of Tbilisi. He said the former PM is ‘a good option for a spare’ […]

Giorgi Kvirikashvili named as candidate for PM

By | December 25th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Giorgi Kvirikashvili. (Channel 1.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian Dream coalition has agreed on Giorgi Kvirikashvili as their candidate for new prime minister, as replacement for Irakli Garibashvili, who resigned Wednesday evening. Kvirikashvili is former vice prime minister and minister of foreign affairs. […]

New Georgian government expected before New Year

By | December 24th, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: |

Davit Usupashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The deadline for parliament to approve a new government is 14 or 15 January, 2016, but the procedure may finish before New Year, Georgia’s speaker of parliament said Thursday. Irakli Garibashvili announced his resignation last night […]

GD coalition to discuss new PM at session Friday

By | December 23rd, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , |

Foreign Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The candidate for new prime minister will be discussed at a session of the Georgian Dream coalition on Friday, the speaker of parliament said Wednesday evening after the PM announced his resignation. Speaker Davit Usupashvili […]

Georgian PM resigns without specifying reasons nor naming successor

By | December 23rd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

Irakli Garibashvili announcing his resignation. (Rustavi 2.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili announced his resignation in a brief TV address on Wednesday, after more than two years in the post. He did not state any specific reasons for leaving, nor offer advice on who his successor should be, which ultimately […]

Georgian PM expected to resign, to hold special briefing at 8pm

By | December 23rd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Garibashvili is expected to resign on Wednesday (IPN) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili may announce his resignation at a special briefing planned at his office on Wednesday, at 8pm Tbilisi time. The PM’s resignation was reported earlier by Georgian news agencies, and although […]