Mikheil Janelidze to Fill Minister of Foreign Affairs Post

Georgia’s candidate PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili said he will present the acting governmental team to parliament for approval.

Kvirikashvili named Deputy Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze as candidate for Foreign Minister. 

Mikheil Janelidze earned his first BA degree in International Relations from Tbilisi State University back in 2002. Subsequently, he continued his post-graduate studies in International Law and European Law at Diplomatic Academy of MFA Russia.

Janelidze holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration with Distinction from Grenoble Graduate School of Business and Executive Master of Business Administration from Caucasus School of Business, Tbilisi.

At different times, Mikheil Janelidze has acted in both, private and governmental sectors. Before being appointed a First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia in September 2015. Since November 2011, Janelidze worked as a Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia .

28 December 2015 13:43