"Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia”
“United National Movement”
Davit Narmania to meet representatives of business sectors today
The Minister for Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia Davit Narmania will meet with representatives of business organizations today.
Interview with the chairman of European council
What is the situation in Georgia in terms of human rights and media freedom, what does the secretary general think of the government’s commitment to European integration?
Deputy chairperson of Dusheti City Assembly arrested
The investigation service of the ministry of finance of Georgia has arrested deputy chairperson of the Dusheti self-government, Zurab Otiashvili.
Jondi Bagaturia: Let’s make elections with 50% barrier at least in Tbilisi
The leader of “Georgian Troupe” Jondi Bagaturia summarizes the meeting with parliament chairman David Usufashvili. From his words the meeting was very constructive and the results will be known in a week.
Akaki Asatiani: Those, who think inter-factional group is in blind alley has fallen behind for 2-3 years .
The leader of “Union of Traditionalists” Akaki Asatiani, thinks that inter-factional group is working productively. He said about this during the presentation at “PirWeli” press-club.
City Assembly to send recommendations on Budget draft to Mayor`s office
Tbilisi City Hall, will send the recommendations to the mayor`s office of Tbilisi, which will mostly refer to the expenditures` part of the draft budget 2014. The majority hopes that for the February 12 session, they will be able to discuss the corrected version of the draft, in which their recommendations will be reflected.
Zaza Khatishvili proposes to non-parliamentary opposition to present united candidate for the elections of Mayor
The chairman of Barrister’s association addresses non-parliamentary opposition and proposes them to unite for self-government elections.
Tbilisi City Hall makes an announcement
As the announcement says, the City Hall has not received any written proposals frog “Georgian Dream” coalition concerning the budget project of 2014
Opposition’s dissatisfaction has significantly reduced after yesterday’s meeting, Parliament Speaker Davit Usupashvili
Opposition’s dissatisfaction has significantly reduced after yesterday’s meeting, Parliament Speaker Davit Usupashvili said after the meeting with the non-parliamentary opposition.
Irakli Chkhoidze: Abolishing marking is excluded
Abolishing marking is excluded the member of Democratic Movement Irakli Chkoidze said. From his words, the government should work out another mechanism for the elections.
President: Self-government elections will possible be held in the end of spring
Self-government elections will be possibly held by the end of spring, the president of Georgia, Giorgi Margvelashvili said while commenting on election issues.
Protest under slogan “return the seized budget” to be held today
The NGO “Youth Centre” will hold another protest under the slogan “Return the seized budget”.
Voters’ finger marking practice may be repealed
Voters’ finger marking practice may be repealed. The Inter-fractional group plans to scrutinize this issue in the nearest future. Interpressnews pinpointed head of the Inter-fractional group, Zviad Dzidziguri, as per who they are for annulling the practice of fixing an indelible mark on a voter’s finger; however, to put their intention into practice, they need the opposition’s approval.
“The hope that the elections will be fair and competitive, has dies several times already”
As one of the leaders of the "Christian-Democratic Movement" stated at "PirVeli Press Club", the government is not going to take any compromise over the election code.
“European Democrats” urge non-parliamentary opposition to leave the inter-factional group
As a member of "European Democrats" Giorgi Khokerashvili said at "PirVeli Press Club", non-parliamentary political parties should not become entourage of democracy in order to please the government.
New Rights party expected to leave the inter-factional group
As Pikria Chikhladze said at "PirVeli Press Club", working in the inter-factional group became useless, though, they will continue the cooperation on this issue with the diplomatic corps.
Parliament Adopts Self-Governance Bill
Parliament passed on Wednesday with 77 votes to 7 with its third and final reading bill on local self-governance reform.
Joint Statement of Non-Governmental Organizations
Transparency International Georgia, the Georgian Young Lawyers Association and the International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy, believe that the amendments proposed to the Inter-factional Working Group by the ruling party are not enough to create a fair voting system
Kakha Kozhoridze explains motive of leaving inter-faction group meeting
Georgian Young Lawyers' Association Chairman Kakha Kozhoridze asks the parliamentary majority to follow the position they had when they were in the opposition.
Biometrical election lists cannot be done for Elections 2014
The biometrical registration of citizens for self-government elections cannot be done.