Giga Gigashvili, head of the Environmental Protection Service of the Tbilisi City, has resigned. Gigashvili announced this after a meeting of the capital’s government.
He stated that due to the tragedy in Vake Park, he feels moral responsibility and therefore considers it necessary to resign.
“Due to the tragedy, my deputy is currently under arrest. I, as the head of the service, of course, feel moral responsibility for the official actions of my deputy, of all employees. Therefore, I consider it necessary to leave my position. I will fully cooperate with the investigation in order to establish the truth of what actually happened on the day of this tragedy and to answer all the relevant questions that exist among society,” said Gigashvili.
Giga Gigashvili had headed the Environmental Protection Service of the City Hall of Tbilisi since 2017.