Incumbent Foreign Minister Named Candidate PM

The parliamentary majority of Georgian Dream has endorsed the candidacy of Georgia’s acting Foreign Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili for the Prime Minister’s post.

According to the procedures, the parliament will now present the candidate to the president who will need to approve the candidacy.

After the parliamentary session, the nominee declared that he does not rule out reshuffling cabinet, however, he does not foresee any dramatic shifts.

The now acting Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili resigned Wednesday night. The entire cabinet has been suspended awaiting the installment of a new PM. Subsequently, the President called on the acting team to remain in their positions until a new cabinet is formed. 

25 December 2015 12:57