Anti-Discrimination draft law to be discussed for 3rd hearing
The parliament of Georgia will discuss the anti-discrimination draft law by the third hearing today. The lawmakers unanimously adopted the same document with 112 votes vs. 0 late last night, however, the vote was preceded by a noisy conflict between the majority and the minority on the second item of the second article of the draft law, which was afterwards amended and the MPs adopted the draft law by the second hearing. The dispute was just about one word - the lawmakers thought the word moral should be changed by its Georgian translation, Zneoba.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili delivered a speech at the United Nations General Assembly`s 29th Special Session `Implementation of the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development`...
The Foreign Minister of Georgia holds multilateral and bilateral meetings in the United States. Maia Panjikidze has discussed cooperation with the representatives of the American Jewish Society, foreign ministers from Cyprus, East Timor and Eritrea.
Georgian president Giorgi Margvelashvili arrived in the Adjara region to observe the disaster consequences at the side. Giorgi Margvelashvili visited the Kartsivadzes family in the village of Khala, whose house was seriously damaged by the landslide caused by the torrential rains and flood in Adjara on September 20-21st.
Vice Speaker of the Georgian Parliament, Murman Dumbadze, who was recently expelled from the ruling party Georgian Dream and its faction of the parliament, plans to meet with the President of Georgia and report the problems in the government of Adjara, including the suspicions on corruption deals and negligence.
The chairperson of the parliament of Georgia, Davit Usupashvili has hosted the head of the friendship group of Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania today. The delegation of the Lithuanian lawmakers pays official visit to Georgia.