Georgian parliament to approve new government on October 25
Georgia, Tbilisi, Oct. 21 / corr. Trend N.Kirtskhalia /
Adoption of the new government of Georgia will be made in the Parliament on Thursday, October 25, said at a plenary session of the Parliament new elected speaker David Usupashvili.
According to him, until Thursday in the committees and factions will be considered by the government and the candidates for the post of Ministers.
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili on recommendation by the candidate for prime minister Ivanishvili submitted to parliament a new staff of the Cabinet of Ministers and government program for approval on Sunday.
The Georgian government consists of the following officials: Irakli Alasania - Defence Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Kakha Kaladze - Energy Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Nodar Khaduri - Minister of Finance, Irakli Garibashvili - Interior Minister, Tea Tsulukiani - Justice Minister, Maia Panjikidze - Foreign Minister, Paata Zakareishvili - Minister for Reintegration, David Narmania - Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Management, Giorgi Kvirikashvili - Minister of Economy, David Sergienko - Minister of Labour, Health and Social Affairs, Khatuna Gogoladze - Minister of Environment, Giorgi Margvelashvili - Minister of Education and Science, David Darakhvelidze - Minister for Refugees and Accommodation, Levan Kipiani - Minister of Youth and Sports, Sozar Subari - Minister of Corrections, Guram Odisharia - Culture Minister, Kote Surguladze - State Minister for Diaspora, Alexi Petriashvili - State Minister for European Integration, David Kiravalidze - Agriculture Minister.
It should be stressed that according to the CEC preliminary data, billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili's "Georgian Dream" coalition will get 85 deputy mandates in the new parliament, while the former ruling party, led by Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili will be represented in the legislative body by 65 MPs.