About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 00:23 - 22 Dec.'14
 
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Education Minister to Become Deputy PM
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 5 Feb.'13 / 13:56

PM Bidzina Ivanishvili said on February 5 that he would appoint Education Minister Giorgi Margvelashvili as first deputy prime minister.

The post is vacant after PM Ivanishvili demoted Defense Minister Irakli Alasania by stripping his duties of first deputy prime minister in January.

Ivanishvili described Margvelashvili as “an intellectual” and “my friend.”

Another Deputy PM in Ivanishvili’s government is Kakha Kaladze, who holds energy minister’s post.

Speaking at a news conference, PM Ivanishvili also said that he was not planning reshuffle of his cabinet and added that government members “are selected very correctly.”

“I think it is very efficient government,” he said.

Asked what he considered the most serious mistake of his government since taking office in late October, PM Ivanishvili responded that there probably were “minor mistakes”, but there was “no serious mistake.”

Latest News
22 Dec.'14 00:23
MoD Apologizes, Says Leadership Was Not Aware of Controversial Statement
“The text was prepared by MoD employees, but was not agreed with Minister,” Deputy Minister said.
21 Dec.'14 17:49
MoD Under Fire Over its Statement on Death of Georgian Fighting for Ukraine
PM had to react after MoD’s statement drew widespread condemnation.
21 Dec.'14 14:02
PM Slams Sakdrisi Campaigners, Defends Gold Mining at Disputed Site
He said livelihood of mining company employees should not fall victim to “sterile archeological site.”
20 Dec.'14 20:35
Georgian MoD Statement on Death of Georgian Volunteer Fighting for Ukraine
“Full responsibility for the death… lies with representatives of previous authorities,” MoD said.
20 Dec.'14 19:44
Georgian PM Says Ready for Result-Oriented Talks with Russian Leader
“In principle we have a readiness to hold such a meeting,” Garibashvili said.
20 Dec.'14 18:57
Garibashvili Says Ex-Georgian Officials in Ukrainian Govt ‘Damaging’ Ties
It is also “damaging” for Ukraine itself, PM Garibashvili said.
20 Dec.'14 16:44
Georgian Volunteer Fighter Killed Fighting for Ukraine
32-year-old was killed in the town of Shchastya in the Luhansk region.
19 Dec.'14 20:11
Activists Vow to Keep Up Campaign Against Controversial Surveillance Regulations
Campaigners held a protest rally in downtown Tbilisi on December 19.
19 Dec.'14 18:42
Lithuanian Diplomat Becomes New Head of EUMM
Kęstutis Jankauskas has served as Lithuanian ambassador to NATO since 2011.
19 Dec.'14 16:12
President Weighs in on Sakdrisi
He said gold mining activities at the site, while court proceeding is still underway, are “inadmissible.”

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2013, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
91