new government 2012

Ivanishvili unveils deputy ministers

By | November 1st, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — New candidates have been unveiled for deputy ministers in the new government. Despite an offer from Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili to previous deputy ministers that they may remain in their positions, only a few of them have stayed. Those […]

First day at work for Ivanishvili team

By | October 29th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Georgia’s new government on Monday started working. Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili Monday arrived at the government building in Tbilisi for the government’s first normal work day. The government session started 15:00. Ivanishvili held separate […]

New Georgian government approved

By | October 25th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Georgia’s eighth parliament has declared trust in the new government by 88 votes against 54. There are 150 seats in the parliament. Georgian Dream is in majority with 85 seats, the rest og seats belong to the National Movement, the former ruling […]

Ivanishvili can not say when pensions will be increased

By | October 24th, 2012|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: |

The future Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili on Wednesday visited parliament to meet with the minority and answer their critical questions about the future plans and goals of the government and the government’s plan. Most of the questions were about the time […]

Saakashvili presents Ivanishvili’s new government

By | October 23rd, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — President Mikheil Saakashvili on Monday officially presented the new government list to parliament together with a new government program entitled ‘For a Strong, Democratic and United Georgia’. In accordance with procedures, there will be […]

Refugee minister candidate criticized for ‘racist’ statements

By | October 22nd, 2012|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Groups in Georgia ask the new government to reconsider its candidate for refugee minister, after criticism for making racist statements. A week ago Bidzina Ivanishvili presented his list of names for the future government. One of them was Davit […]

New government ready

By | October 22nd, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — The candidate for prime minister in Georgia has presented his list of government ministers to the president. The Georgian Dream coalition won the right to form government after its victory in the parliamentary election. President Mikheil […]

New government takes shape

By | October 8th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Georgian Dream leader Bidzina Ivanishvili Monday presented his candidates for government ministers and other important positions, after his coalition won the parliamentary election one week ago. The candidates will need approval by parliament. Candidate […]