About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 10:55 - 1 May.'18
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Democratic Movement, Free Georgia Name Joint Mayoral Candidate
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 21 Aug.'17 / 13:30

Two non-parliamentary opposition parties, Democratic Movement – United Georgia and Free Georgia, have named their joint candidates for mayoral elections and municipal council (Sakrebulo) chairmanship.

Kakha Kukava, leader of Free Georgia party, will enter the mayoral race in Tbilisi, while Dimitri Lortkipanidze of Democratic Movement – United Georgia will compete for Tbilisi’s 50-member Sakrebulo chairmanship.

The two candidates were presented by Nino Burjanadze, former parliamentary speaker and leader of Democratic Movement – United Georgia, at a special news briefing on August 21.

“Local elections are very important for Georgia’s future, because these elections and real changes should be the beginning of the end of informal rule of Bidzina Ivanishvili [ex-Prime Minister]. It is vitally important for the country,” Burjanadze said at the news briefing.

“I hope that at least this time the public will make right conclusions and will make a choice in favor of those political forces, who put their personal and partisan interests aside in order to let the population support the opposition’s joint candidate,” Burjanadze noted.

She also said that the two “very dignified” persons would do their utmost to serve Tbilisites. “This unity is very important,” she added. 

Total of seven candidates have already been nominated for the mayoral elections in Tbilisi.

Besides the today’s nominee, Tbilisi voters will have to make their choice from the following candidates: Kakha Kaladze of the Georgian Dream – Democratic Georgia; Zaal Udumashvili of the United National Movement; Elene Khoshtaria of the Movement for Liberty - European Georgia; Tengiz Shergelashvili of the Development Movement, Irma Inashvili of Alliance of Patriots and Aleko Elisashvili nominated by an independent initiative group.

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 © 2001-2018, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
91