Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has announced that the new Minister of Infrastructure will be Maia Tskitishvili, the head of the government’s administration. She will replace Zurab Alavidze, who is resigning to return to the private sector, the PM said. Tskitishvili, who has headed the government administration since 2012, will be the third woman in the 14 member cabinet of ministers. [Read more…]
A new road to Tskordza has left local residents far from happy. They worry that with no drainage system, the road will exacerbate flooding in the village. The local government, however, has dismissed their fears as groundless. [Read more…]
A new draft law will deprive self-governing status from seven cities — Akhaltsikhe, Ambrolauri, Mtskheta, Ozurgeti, Telavi, and Zugdidi — merging them with surrounding municipalities. This will leave only five self-governing cities: Tbilisi, Rustavi, Kutaisi, Poti, and Batumi.