Parliament has approved the Cabinet of Ministers and the government program with 85 votes in favor and none against.
Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia and the ministerial candidates nominated by him were unanimously supported by the majority of the MPs, after which the national anthem was sung.
10 out of 11 members of the cabinet remain unchanged, the only new face in the Cabinet of Ministers is the Minister of Justice.
The Cabinet of Ministers is as follows:
Prime Minister – Giorgi Gakharia
Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure – Maia Tskitishvili
Minister of Justice – Gocha Lortkipanidze
Minister of Internal Affairs – Vakhtang Gomelauri
Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development – Natia Turnava
Minister of Foreign Affairs – Davit Zalkaliani
Minister of Finance – Ivane Machavariani
Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports – Mikheil Chkhenkeli
Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Labor, Health and Social Affairs – Ekaterine Tikaradze
Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture – Levan Davitashvili
Minister of Defense – Irakli Gharibashvili
State Minister for Reconciliation and Civic Equality – Tea Akhvlediani.
By Ana Dumbadze