Following the resignation of Ivane Machavariani, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has appointed Lasha Khutsishvili the new Minister of Finance. Garibashvili presented his candidacy at today’s government session.
Previously, Khutsishvili held the position of Deputy Minister of Finance.
The post of Finance Minister became vacant after Finance Minister Ivane Machavariani resigned on March 31.
Additionally, based on Garibashvili’s decision, former Minister of Defense Rati Bregadze will replace Gocha Lortkipanidze as the Minister of Justice.
Lortkipanidze was elected a judge of the International Criminal Court and will continue his activities there. Notably, he is the first Georgian to be elected a judge of the International Criminal Court.