IRI, NDI to send observers to Georgia for parliamentary elections
United States government has allocated two million US dollars to sponsor the presence of international observers at the parliamentary elections in Georgia this fall. The representatives of the International Republican Institute [IRI] and National-Democratic Institute [NDI] will arrive in Georgia on July 18th, 2012 - ambassador of the United States to Georgia John Bass announced today. The observers will monitor not only the process of vote, but the pre-election campaigns as well. International observers will be sent to all regions of Georgia. Ambassador also voiced a new initiative of the U.S. government, which is going to facilitate involvement of women candidates in election process.
Georgian president Giorgi Margvelashvili arrived in the Adjara region to observe the disaster consequences at the side. Giorgi Margvelashvili visited the Kartsivadzes family in the village of Khala, whose house was seriously damaged by the landslide caused by the torrential rains and flood in Adjara on September 20-21st.
The Foreign Minister of Georgia holds multilateral and bilateral meetings in the United States. Maia Panjikidze has discussed cooperation with the representatives of the American Jewish Society, foreign ministers from Cyprus, East Timor and Eritrea.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili delivered a speech at the United Nations General Assembly`s 29th Special Session `Implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development`...
The United National Movement expresses its concerns about the growth of criminal and the control of the situation by convicts in Georgia`s prisons. MP Irma Nadirashvili introduced the statement of the party to media today.
Georgian wrestlers arranged a rally outside the Ministry of Sports today, where a presidium is held to decide whether the president of the Wrestling Federation will keep the office. The veteran and acting athletes threw eggs to Kurtanidze, who managed to enter the ministry building only with the help of the police.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili has left for New York to participate in the 69th session of the UN General Assembly and other events. Irakli Gharibashvili will deliver a speech at the Assembly on September 26th.