Georgian Prime Minister to name successor at end of this week
Georgia, Tbilisi, Oct. 28 /Trend, N. Kirtzkhalia/
The name of the new Prime Minister of Georgia will be made known on November 2.
Georgian Prime Minister, Bidzina Ivanishvili told journalists on Monday at an interview that he will announce the name of his successor on Saturday after consultations with the parliamentary majority.
"On Saturday, I will present the prime minister; journalists will be informed," he said.
In addition, Ivanishvili said that it will be 'a man and a very good Prime Minister', although it is difficult to speak about his authority in society.
Presidential election was held in Georgia on October 27.
After the counting of votes at 3,376 polling stations (90.99 per cent) out of 3,741, the candidate of the ruling 'Georgian Dream' coalition, Giorgi Margvelashvili continues to lead in the Georgian presidential election.
The Head of the Georgian Central Election Commission (CEC), Tamar Zhvania said on Monday at a briefing that Margvelashvili gained 62.09 per cent of votes at these polling stations.
According to the CEC's preliminary data, the second place is held by the candidate of the pro-presidential 'United National Movement' party David Bakradze, who gained 21.9 per cent of votes.