List of Would-Be Ministers
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 24 Jan.'08 / 21:40

List of ministerial nominees

  • Vano Merabishvili – the Interior Minister;
  • Davit Kezerashvili – the Defense Minister;
  • Nika Gvaramia – the Justice Minister; (Cabinet newcomer);
  • Davit Bakradze – the Foreign Minister (former state minister for conflict resolution issues);
  • Eka Sharashidze – the Economy Minister; (Cabinet newcomer);
  • Aleksandre Khetaguri – the Energy Minister;
  • Nika Gilauri – the Minister of Finance;
  • Sandro Kvitashvili –the Minister for Healthcare and Social Issues; (Cabinet and political newcomer);
  • Ghia Nodia – the Minister of Education and Science; (Cabinet and political newcomer);
  • Zaza Gamtsemlidze – the Minister for Environment Protection; (Cabinet and political newcomer);
  • Petre Tsiskarishvili - the Minister of Agriculture
  • Nika Vacheishvili – the Minister of Culture and Sport (former deputy minister of culture and sport);
  • Koba Subeliani – the State Minister for Refugees and Accommodation; (formerly it was the Ministry for Refugees and Accommodation);
  • Temur Iakobashvili - the State Minister for Reintegration Issues; (Cabinet and political newcomer) The position was previously called the State Minister for Conflict Resolution Issues;
  • Giorgi Baramidze - State Minister for Euro-Atlantic Integration Issues and the Vice-Premier;

New Post:

  • Davit Tkeshelashvili – the State Minister for Regional Issues (former healthcare minister);
  • Iulon Gagoshidze – the State Minister for Diaspora Issues; (Cabinet and political newcomer)

Posts that were abolished:

  • State Minister for Civil Integration Issues (held by Zinaida Bestaeva);
  • State Minister for Coordination of Economic Reforms (held by Kakha Bendukidze, who will now be the head of the government’s administration)

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