Georgian president congratulated the women of Tbilisi on March 8, teh international day of women. Mikheil Saakashvili visited the Tsertsvadze family in the outskirts of the capital today.
From the Tsertsvadzes` the president returned to his office by metro and handed out flowers to the women in the metro train.
“Some people say we should not celebrate the 8th of March, as it is a communist holiday established by Clara Zetkin, but I think that every day must be women’s day anyway, so congratulations to all of you, dear women!
"As a president, I declare the 365 days of the year as Women’s day and call on all men to cherish this better part of Georgia”, the President’s congratulations reads.
Non-governmental organization Identity [Identoba], who works on the protection of the rights of LGBT community members and another NGO the Women`s Initiative Support Group, will hold a joint demonstration on Rustaveli Avenue on May 17.
Justice Minister Tea Tsulukiani says she has her favorite among the politicians discussed as potential candidates for the president from the ruing party; however, she abstains from saying the name. The political council of the ruling coalition will assemble tomorrow to take a final decision on the presidential candidate.
Ex-speaker of Georgian parliament, who now leads Democratic Movement - United Georgia Party has not decided yet to join the race for the presidential elections. Nino Burjanadze, who has always had similar ambitions, has told Rustavi 2 she is now waiting for the nomination of the Georgian Dream party`s candidate for the president and only afterwards...
Russian occupants have arrested one more peaceful resident of the Kaspi district. Vasil Salamashvili, 32, is from the village Sakorintlo and was reportedly, travelling to the occupied territory to visit his mother who lives beyond the administrative border.
Secretary General of the United National Movement Vano Merabishvili accuses the government of Georgia of misappropriating 80 million GEL from the state budget by failing to organize agriculture development assistance program properly.
Free Georgia and Kartuli Dasi political parties plan to nominate a joint candidate for the president, but only after the ruling party Georgian Dream announces its decision about who their presidential candidate is.
Member of the parliament from United National Movement Giorgi Vashadze has expressed his concerns regarding the regress in country`s economy. MP Vashadze briefed at the Politiko press club today and said: `Process of economic development in Georgia is going backwards`.