About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 17:16 - 21 Feb.'17
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Shamba Runs in Abkhaz Elections
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 8 Jul.'11 / 15:49

An initiative group supporting Sergey Shamba, the breakaway region’s prime minister, has formally requested to the Abkhaz central election commission to register him as a candidate for the early presidential elections set for August 26, the Abkhaz news agency, Apsnypress, reported on July 8.

Deadline for nominating candidates for the early elections expires on July 17.

Raul Khajimba, former vice president of the breakaway region, and Alexander Ankvab, acting president, have been formally nominated as candidates late last month.

Sergey Shamba was appointed on the post of prime minister in February, 2010 after serving for nearly thirteen years as the breakaway region’s foreign minister. He was deputy defense minister during the armed conflict in 1992-93.

Latest News
21 Feb.'17 17:16
Enguri HPP Shut Temporarily
The Enguri hydropower plant will be shut for approximately 14 days, according to the statement.
21 Feb.'17 15:43
Patriarch Returns amid Questions on Alleged Murder Plot
Illia II returned to Georgia on February 20, week after the arrest of Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze.
21 Feb.'17 13:31
Education Minister Appointed as Deputy PM
Aleksandre Jejeleva will be the third deputy prime minister in Giorgi Kvirikashvili’s cabinet.
21 Feb.'17 11:33
Tbilisi Does not Recognize Nagorno-Karabakh Referendum
Nagorno-Karabakh held a referendum on February 20 to adopt the region’s new constitution.
20 Feb.'17 17:09
Free Democrats Party Elects New Leaders
Free Democrats garnered 4.63 percent of nationwide votes in the last parliamentary elections.
20 Feb.'17 14:58
Citizens Rally in Support of Rustavi 2
Rustavi 2, Tbilisi-based television channel, is locked in an ongoing ownership dispute.
20 Feb.'17 11:21
Georgian PM Meets World’s Leaders in Munich
PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili attended the Munich Security Conference on February 17-19.
18 Feb.'17 02:45
Rustavi 2 TV Suspends Broadcasting until Sunday
The channel will resume broadcasting after its rally on February 19.
17 Feb.'17 17:25
‘Senior Cleric’ Not a Target, Prosecutors Say
The prosecutors said on February 16 that the alleged murder plot target was not the Orthodox Patriarch.
17 Feb.'17 13:31
EU-Georgia Parliamentary Association Committee Meeting in Strasbourg
The Committee expects visa-free travel to become ‘a concrete reality’ during the month of March.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2017, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
54