Director General of Georgia’s Public Broadcaster Steps Down

Vasil Maglaperidze, Director General of the First Channel of Georgia, has resigned. He has already filed the relevant application.

In his words, the First Channel of Georgia has made significant progress in all directions since 2017, which was achieved by the high professionalism and hard work of his colleagues.

"Even though I am fully convinced that the First Channel will cover the upcoming elections and all other political processes impartially, I decided to resign in order to prevent any doubts about the channel's impartiality”, Maglaperidze said in his statement about his resignation. 

Maglaperidze was appointed as the Director General of Georgia’s the country’s state-funded television network in January 2017. 

By Ana Dumbadze 


18 August 2020 11:05