About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 10:55 - 1 May.'18
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Ivanishvili: 'We should Win by Very Large Margin'
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 29 Aug.'12 / 01:14

Leader of the opposition coalition Georgian Dream, Bidzina Ivanishvili, said at a campaign rally in Tkibuli on Tuesday that his election bloc "should win by a large margin" in the October 1 parliamentary elections.

"Absolute majority of the Georgian population can't stand them [the authorities]. As I promised, we will win by a very large margin. We want a victory by a large margin; not a single vote should be lost; everyone should definitely go to polling [stations]. We should win by a large margin; [victory] with 2, 3 and 5% [margin] won't be enough," Ivanishvili told supporters in coal-mining town of Tkibuli in the Imereti region on August 28.

At a separate campaign meeting held on the same day in the town of Terjola, also in Imereti region, Ivanishvili said that twenty years were need for "mental transformation" of the society in order to have genuinely European-type of democracy in Georgia.

"Georgians are very talented people; it took hundreds of years for European countries to build democratic states based on democratic institutions; we will manage to build the country similar to an European one in twenty years. Don't be afraid, twenty years are not much for [building] a democratic country; new jobs will be created much earlier; what I mean is mental transformation of the society in each and every corner of the country and in each village in order to have an European-type of society; that is possible and I want to be in the service of the people for rest of my life in order to establish genuinely European-type of civil society... We have all the chances, we have enough talent to make it in twenty years what took hundreds of years for the Europeans," he said.

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 © 2001-2019, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
41