Executive Director of Georgian State Statistics Committee leaves post

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Tbilisi, Georgia, Nov.8

By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend: The executive director of Georgia's state statistic committee, "GruzStat", Zaza Chelidze, who has headed the committee for almost four years, left his post on his own free will and will continue his work in another service.

The four-year office term envisaged by law would expire in December, but Chelidze decided to leave the post a month before the expiration of his powers.

"I would like to thank each employee of "GruzStat", the board, all users of the statistical information, all partners, both local and international and our donors, Chelidze wrote on Facebook on Nov.8.

According to law, the director general of "GruzStat" is appointed and dismissed by the president.

Accordingly, after the inauguration, the new head of the committee will be appointed by Georgian president Giorgi Margvelashvili.

The Georgian presidential elections were held on October 27.

Candidate from the ruling "Georgian Dream" coalition, Giorgi Margvelashvili won the presidential elections with 62.11 percent of the vote.

The president's inauguration will be held on Nov.17.

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