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Georgia's state budget 2018 approved

Georgia's state budget 2018 approved

Georgia’s state budget for 2018 will be 12 billion GEL, which is 943.8 million GEL more compared to 2017. Georgia's Parliament approved the financial document with 111 votes yesterday. While presenting next …

 Nino Lomjaria approved as Georgia's public defender

Nino Lomjaria approved as Georgia's public defender

Georgia's former deputy head of the State Audit Office and an ex-chairperson of the International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED), Nino Lomjaria, has become the country's new public defender. Lomjaria was …

Georgia's Parliament overrides presidential veto

Georgia's Parliament overrides presidential veto

Georgia's parliament has overridden the president’s veto on the constitutional amendments and confirmed the country’s new constitution that will come into force following the 2018 presidential elections. The …

 Georgia approves new Constitution

Georgia approves new Constitution

Georgia's Parliament approved the bill on changes to the constitution with 117 votes "for" and three votes "against" in the third reading. "Today we adopted a historic decision that will become a basis for …

Parliament Speaker nominates candidate for Auditor General

Parliament Speaker nominates candidate for Auditor General

Georgian Parliament Speaker Irakli Kobakhidze has presented a candidate to head the State Audit Office today, Agenda.ge reports. Kobakhidze’s candidate for Auditor General is Irakli Mekvabishvili. Since 2007, Mekvabishvili has …

We need to change imperfect Constitution, Kobakhidze says

We need to change imperfect Constitution, Kobakhidze says

Chairman of the Georgian Parliament Irakli Kobakhidze noted the importance of the current autumn session, recalling the draft of the updated Constitution to be adopted in the last reading. "We are changing the extremely imperfect …

 Russian-Georgian dialogue's format to become monthly

Russian-Georgian dialogue's format to become monthly

A dialogue group, agreed by the opposition parliamentarians from the Alliance of Patriots of Georgia and the State Duma deputies, will start operating in September, the member of the Alliance of Patriots Ada Marshania said. …

Russia and Georgia preparing third format of dialogue

Russia and Georgia preparing third format of dialogue

Vice-speaker of the Georgian parliament, one of the leaders of the ruling Georgian Dream-Democratic Georgia party Giorgi Volski does not exclude the creation of a platform for negotiations between Tbilisi and Moscow at the …

Georgian Parliament approves new Constitution

Georgian Parliament approves new Constitution

The draft amendments to the Georgian Constitution were approved by 109 parliament members, the website of the country's parliament said. The signatures submitted by deputies will be handed over to the committee on procedural …

Usupashvili creates new party in Georgia

Usupashvili creates new party in Georgia

David Usupashvili, former speaker of the Georgian Parliament, has decided to create a new centrist party. He noted that he is returning to active political life. He pointed out that new party will be modern in its content, form and …

Georgia to revise constitution

Georgia to revise constitution

The draft of the revision of the country's main law was adopted by the Constitutional Commission of Georgia. The document was adopted by 43 votes in favor and 8 against at the final meeting of the commission. "The new model of …

Two parties leave Georgian Constitutional Commission

Two parties leave Georgian Constitutional Commission

Two more opposition parties, the Alliance of Patriots and the party of ex-Speaker of the Georgian parliament Nino Burjanadze, the Democratic Movement, have left the State Constitutional Commission of Georgia. …

Georgian Dream proposes new format of elections

Georgian Dream proposes new format of elections

The ruling party "Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia", which has constitutional majority in the parliament, proposed the initiative to move to a proportional system of elections, as the opposition has previously demanded, chairman …