Kakha Kaladze

Fare for public transport to be increased in Tbilisi

Fare for public transport to be increased in Tbilisi

Tbilisi City Hall announced today that one-time fare for public transport will be 1 GEL instead of 50 tetri starting next year. Passengers will be able to choose the plan they want from the payment system. For a one-time trip, …

Georgian Dream party wins in all major cities of country

Georgian Dream party wins in all major cities of country

On Saturday, residents of Georgia cast their ballots for the heads of 20 municipalities. Voters chose between the two best-performing candidates who did not score 50% +1 votes to win in the first round. According to the head of the …

Melia lost to Kaladze on mayor elections in Tbilisi

Melia lost to Kaladze on mayor elections in Tbilisi

The incumbent mayor of Tbilisi Kakha Kaladze won the second round of mayor elections, the Georgia CEC reports. After almost 100% of the ballots were processed, it turned out that the former FC Milan’s player received 55.6% of the …

Glasses stolen from Mahatma Gandhi monument in Tbilisi

Glasses stolen from Mahatma Gandhi monument in Tbilisi

Someone has stolen glasses from the Mahatma Gandhi monument in the Varketili district of Tbilisi, Mayor Kakha Kaladze said today.  The monument of Indian political and spiritual leader was presented to the public on July 10, 2021 …

Azerbaijan’s Baku and Georgia’s Tbilisi become twin towns

Azerbaijan’s Baku and Georgia’s Tbilisi become twin towns

The Georgian delegation headed by Mayor of Tbilisi Kakha Kaladze is on a visit to Azerbaijan’s Baku city, the Baku City Executive Power said. On the first day of the visit, the guests reviewed the historical monuments in …

180 new minibuses to start serving passengers in Tbilisi

180 new minibuses to start serving passengers in Tbilisi

A total of 180 new minibuses will start serving passengers in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi starting Monday, February 22, Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze said. Kaladze said that the plan is to replace the current outdated fleet of …

Tbilisi taxi drivers to be tested for COVID-19

Tbilisi taxi drivers to be tested for COVID-19

Taxi drivers will undergo mandatory PCR (polymerase chain reaction) testing for Covid-19 in Tbilisi, Tbilisi City Mayor Kakha Kaladze said. "Risk groups are constantly being identified and tested for Covid-19. One of such risk …

Tbilisi's New Year Tree to be lit up tomorrow

Tbilisi's New Year Tree to be lit up tomorrow

The New Year Tree celebrating the onset of the end-of-year festive season in Tbilisi will be lit up on December 17, mayor Kakha Kaladze said. The lighting up of the tree, which customarily signals the official start of weeks of combined …

Georgian Dream party refuses to hold repeat elections

Georgian Dream party refuses to hold repeat elections

The ruling Georgian Dream party is not considering the possibility of holding repeat parliamentary elections demanded by the opposition parties, the party’s Secretary-General Kakha Kaladze said at a briefing. "The Georgian …

Hour X for Georgia

Hour X for Georgia

The Holy day Resurrection Sunday will be a day of unprecedented challenge for Georgia

Georgian Dream supporters block center of Tbilisi

Georgian Dream supporters block center of Tbilisi

In the center of Tbilisi, supporters of the ruling Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia party  hold a mass rally entitled "Georgia's Way to Europe." The event is dedicated to the fact that six months ago the country headed the …

Tbilisi to purchase 40 new metro wagon cars

Tbilisi to purchase 40 new metro wagon cars

Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze said that 40 new metro wagon cars will be purchased in the near future. He also said that the current fleet of mini-buses in the capital must be replaced staring in 2020 and has instructed …

Georgian Dream makes compromise with opposition

Georgian Dream makes compromise with opposition

The ruling Georgian Dream party's Secretary-General Kakha Kaladze said that 2020 parliamentary elections will be conducted in a mixed electoral system and the "topic is closed." However, the party …

What parties and politicians most trusted in Georgia?

What parties and politicians most trusted in Georgia?

An International Republican Institute (IRI) poll reads that with the 2020 parliamentary elections less than a year away, a clear front-runner has yet to emerge. If the parliamentary elections are held this Sunday, the Georgian Dream …

No early parliamentary elections to be held in Georgia

No early parliamentary elections to be held in Georgia

Secretary General of the ruling Georgian Dream party, Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze said the 2020 parliamentary elections will be held with a mixed-electoral system, as parliament rejected the ruling party proposed bill on the move …