Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze Resigns

Prime Minister of Georgia, Mamuka Bakhtadze, has left his post, posting the relevant statement in the social network.

“I was, and I will still be a member of the Georgian Dream team”, he writes.

In his statement, Bakhtadze notes that he fulfilled his main mission while serving as the Prime Minister of Georgia, so it is time to leave the post.

 “The purpose and main mandate of my nomination for the post of Prime Minister of Georgia in 2018 was to create and implement a strategic development framework for the country, which would ensure the achievement of our state goals in the coming years and would serve as a guide for the development of the country.

A strategic development framework has been created, implemented and therefore I decided to resign because I believe that I have fulfilled my mission at this stage”, Bakhtadze writes.

In addition, Bakhtadze thanked his predecessors and wished success to the future Prime Minister. 

Mamuka Bakhtadze will make a statement on his resignation for media representatives today, at 15:00.

As the unconfirmed reports say, the current Interior Minister Giorgi Gakharia will replace Mamuka Bakhtadze as Prime Minister and Irakli Gharibashvili, who served as the Internal Affairs Minister in 2012-2013 and as the Prime Minister in 2013-2015, will return to the post of the Minister of Internal Affairs.

By Ana Dumbadze

02 September 2019 12:42