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Communications center opened in Georgian Parliament with U.S. support

Politics Materials 2 July 2011 10:26
The U.S. ambassador to Georgia John Bass and the parliamentary chairman David Bakradze opened today parliamentary communications center.
Communications center opened in Georgian Parliament with U.S. support

Georgia, Tbilisi, July 1 /Trend, N. Kirtskhalia /

The U.S. ambassador to Georgia John Bass and the parliamentary chairman David Bakradze opened today parliamentary communications center.

The purpose of the program is improving the efficiency of parliament by institutionalizing relations with voters, improving transparency, strengthening the supervision function of parliament and increase public confidence in the supreme legislative body activating its participation in this work.

Bakradze said the communications center will allow MPs to work more closely with the voters with the help of regional television companies and online media.

John Bass and Bakradze signed a memorandum of understanding, under which the U.S. government through the partner of the Agency for International Development - the National Democratic Institute will assist the center of communications.

Those who ended internship courses in the parliament within the USAID project were awarded certificates at the event.

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