Political appointments

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Georgia's new business ombudsman appointed

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia has appointed a new business ombudsman, Mikheil Daushvili, today. Mikheil Daushvili thanked Gakharia for trust and spoke about the main challenges in the …

New Georgian education minister appointed

Georgia's former Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports Mikheil Chkhenkeli has been reappointed to the post after the resignation of Mikheil Batiashvili last week. Chkhenkeli has served …

Ilham Aliyev appoints new Azerbaijan's deputy PM

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree for the dismissal of Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev from his position today. By another decree the head of state appointed Shahin Mustafayev …

Matviyenko backed as upper house speaker

Members of Russia’s Federation Council unanimously backed Valentina Matviyenko as the upper house speaker during the voting by secret ballot today. All 154 senators, who took part in the plenary meeting, …