Georgian President sets date of parliamentary elections
Georgia, Tbilisi, Aug. 1 /N.Kirtzkhalia/
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has set parliamentary elections on October 1, 2012, press secretary of President of Georgia Manana Manjgaladze said at a press briefing.
Election Day, which falls on Monday, will be declared as day off. Exactly two months remain till the elections.
President Saakashvili expressed confidence that the forthcoming elections will be a demonstration of democracy in Georgia and strengthening of the state and urged people to take an active part in the elections.
"Georgia has done much to improve the pre-election situation in the country, numerous observers from various international organizations were attracted, a commission to refine the lists of voters was established, the mast-Kerr system was provided, broadcasting of all television stations in the cable network is ensured, norms of behavior of parties during the election period developed," Manjgaladze noted.