About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 10:55 - 1 May.'18
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Chief of Public TV Calls on MPs to Stop Meddling in Staff Policy
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 2 Mar.'06 / 16:56

General Director of the Georgian Public Broadcaster Tamar Kintsurashvili accused some parliamentarians of interfering in the television’s staff policy.

“Parliamentarians should take into consideration that the Public Broadcasting station is an independent entity and they have no right to interfere in the television’s staff policy,” Kintsurashvili said at a news conference on March 2.

Recently, the Public Broadcasting station has been plagued by a series of resignations and dismissals of employees, including several top executives. Former employees of the station have accused the General Director of mismanagement.

Some parliamentarians from the ruling National Movement party, including MP Elene Tevdoradze and MP Manan Jebashvili, requested on March 1 to convene the Board of the Public Broadcasting station to brief the parliamentarians about the situation at the station. MP Tevdoradze, who chairs the Parliamentary Committee for Human Rights, said that “professional are being sacked from the station.”

The statements made by Tamar Kintsurashvili at the news conference on March 2 triggered protest among parliamentarians. “The statement made by Kintsurashvili about our ability to read laws is absolutely inadmissible. The Board of Public Broadcasting was approved by the Parliament and we have the right to receive information about the situation at the station,” MP Elene Tevdoradze said on March 2 at the parliamentary session.

Latest News
01 May.'18 10:55
We Have Moved to a New Platform
Direct Your Bookmarks to https://civil.ge.
29 Apr.'18 03:54
Ruling Party Candidate Wins MP By-Elections
Givi Chichinadze will represent Vani and Khoni single-mandate constituency in the Parliament of Georgia.
28 Apr.'18 09:40
Polls Open for Vani and Khoni MP By-Elections
48,123 voters are eligible to cast their ballots in Vani and Khoni single-mandate constituency.
27 Apr.'18 17:23
State Dept’s Europe Affairs Point Man to Visit Tbilisi
Wess Mitchell will meet senior government officials and address the NATO-Georgia Public Diplomacy Forum.
27 Apr.'18 13:45
In Quotes: Georgian Politicians on Ex-PM Bidzina Ivanishvili’s Comeback
Bidzina Ivanishvili will be approved as the Georgian Dream party chairman at the upcoming convention.
26 Apr.'18 18:15
SG Jens Stoltenberg: Georgia NATO’s ‘Very Close’ Partner
The NATO Secretary General says Foreign Ministers meeting tomorrow will recognize the country’s progress.
26 Apr.'18 14:24
Ex-PM Ivanishvili to Chair Georgian Dream Party
Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said Ivanishvili was ‘best equipped’ to add new dynamism to the party.
26 Apr.'18 11:12
Lawmaker Proposes Criminal Liability for ‘Insult of Religious Feelings’
The parliamentary human rights committee decided to set up a working group for scrutinizing the draft law.
25 Apr.'18 17:21
New Abkhaz Government Head Appointed
Gennady Gagulia has served as the Abkhaz “prime minister” twice - in 1995-1997, and 2002-2003.
25 Apr.'18 14:43
Watchdog Improves Georgia’s Press Freedom Ranking
None of the countries of the former Soviet Union (except the Baltics) are ranked ahead of Georgia.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2022, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
13