Political Unknown Joins Tbilisi Mayoral Race
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 29 Dec.'09 / 23:35

Imedi TV station opened its primetime news bulletin on Tuesday evening by announcing that a new candidate would join the Tbilisi mayoral race.

Imedi TV reported that Nika Ivanishvili, who was head of traffic police in late 90s, said would establish a political party and run in the local elections planned for May, 2010.

Imedi TV’s five-minute long report about Ivanishvili was followed by a three-minute long live interview with him.

Although he ran for Tbilisi City Council membership in 2006 local elections under the Industrialists party-list, Ivanishvili has not been engaged in politics.

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