Georgian president introduces new government to parliament

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Tbilisi, Georgia, July 24

By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has already introduced the new government to the parliament, the presidential press-service told Trend on July 24.

The new Cabinet of Ministers is as follows: Minister of Economy - Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Energy Minister - Kakha Kaladze, Interior Minister - Alexander Chikaidze, Minister of Justice - Tea Tsulukiani, Minister for European Integration - Alexi Petriashvili, Defense Minister - Irakli Alasania, State Minister for Reconciliation and Equality - Paata Zakareishvili, Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure - David Shavliashvili, Finance Minister - Nodar Khaduri, Minister of Education - Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs - Levan Kipiani, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources - Elgudja Hokrishvili, Minister of Refugees and Resettlement - Sozar Subari, Minister of Foreign Affairs - Maia Panjikidze, Minister of Agriculture - Otar Daneliya, State Minister for Diaspora Issues - Gela Dumbadze, Minister of Labour, Health and Social Protection - David Sergeenko, Minister of Corrections and Probation - Giorgi Mgebrishvili, Minister of Culture and National Heritage - Mikheil Giorgadze.

It should be stressed that the parliament must decide whether to declare a vote of confidence in the Cabinet of Ministers within one week.

On Friday the Bureau and the Committees will consider the issue about the government. On Saturday the issue of the vote of confidence will be put to an extraordinary session of the parliament, according to the preliminary data.

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