About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 17:02 - 11 Dec.'17
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
MPs Set up New Party
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 5 Nov.'08 / 13:39

MPs Gia Tortladze and Gia Tsagareishvili from the parliamentary minority have set up a new political party - Democratic Party of Georgia.

Gia Tortladze, who currently chairs the Anti-Crisis Council as well as the parliamentary faction Strong Georgia, will be the chairman of the newly established party. He said that it would be “a right-centrist party.”

“We want to offer the society a new type of a party, which will consist of a political part and a board, comprising of experts of various fields,” MP Tortladze said at a press conference on November 5.

Both, Tortladze and Tsagareishvili were elected in the Parliament on the opposition coalition’s joint ticket; however, they quit the coalition after having rejected to boycott the parliament elected in the May 21 elections.

Gia Tsagareishvili was initially a member of the Industrialist Party, but quit it and together with Tortladze joined the Movement for United Georgia, a party founded by ex-defense minister Irakli Okruashvili last September. Both of them quit the Okruashvili’s party in March, 2008.

Latest News
11 Dec.'17 17:02
Parliament Speaker: Election of President by 300-member Electoral College ‘Will Remain In Force’
Kobakhidze says the system has shortcomings, but the ruling party will keep it as ‘a political compromise.’
11 Dec.'17 12:37
Q3’17 FDI USD 594 mln – Preliminary Data
Most of the FDI in the third quarter of 2017 came from Azerbaijan, followed Turkey and the United Kingdom.
09 Dec.'17 17:19
Friends of Georgia Group Stresses Support in the Face of Russian Occupation
The group of countries addresses ethnic discrimination, Russian military build-up among other issues.
09 Dec.'17 12:39
Ukrainian National Police Detains Saakashvili
Ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili went on a hunger strike, might face house arrest.
08 Dec.'17 18:08
Georgia in OSCE Ministerial Council Statements
Several foreign ministers spoke on Georgia in their addresses at the 24th OSCE Ministerial Council.
08 Dec.'17 16:04
FM Janelidze Addresses OSCE Ministerial Council
Mikheil Janelidze lists violations in the occupied territories, calls for Europe without spheres of influence.
08 Dec.'17 10:34
Georgia ‘Closely Monitoring’ Jerusalem Developments, Foreign Ministry Says
The statement follows the request of a ruling party lawmaker to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
07 Dec.'17 23:44
Parliament Endorses PM’s Structural Reform Plan
The Government-proposed amendments bill envisages the merger and reorganization of several ministries.
07 Dec.'17 17:48
CSOs Concerned over Ukraine’s Decision to Deny Entry to Georgian Journalists
Journalists from Rustavi 2, TV Pirveli and the Public Broadcaster were refused entry into Ukraine.
07 Dec.'17 16:06
Prime Minister Rebukes MP on Jerusalem Appeal
Kvirikashvili rejects MP’s appeal suggesting Georgia should follow President Trump’s Jerusalem decision.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2017, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
99