Soso Shatberashvili, Kakha Dzagania and Paata Jibladze and three other members have left the Labour Party. The members of the political committee and the secretariat of the party released a statement today.
President Saakashvili will deliver his annual state of the nation address to the Parliament on February 8, it was announced on Friday by the Parliament’s press office and confirmed by the President’s administration.
Defense Minister Irakli Alasania was summoned up at the Prime Minister`s resident today. Irakli Alasania and Bidzina ivanishvili discussed the suspicions regarding the members of the Free Democrats, the Alasania-led party.
Statement made by the leader of the parliamentary majority Davit Saganelidze about his suspicions on the members of the Free Democrats` party led by Irakli Alasania caused serious controversy inside the ruling coalition.
Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili plans to meet with the leader of the free Democrats Party, which is the member of the Georgian Dream Coalition, this evening to discuss the details of the scandal voiced by majority leader Davit Saganelidze.
Secretary General of the United National Movement Vano Merabishvili has posted his statement regarding the recent detentions of former official and release of suspicious political figures within amnesty.
Liberali web-portal has published an article about the funds paid to the staff of the government`s chancellery. According to the Liberali.ge, the total funds, paid as salaries and bonuses to the staff of the office exceeded 340,000 GEL. It says some of them were paid bonuses twice in December, others - three times.