Georgian PM appoints new finance and justice ministers
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has appointed Lasha Khutsishvili Minister of Finance and Rati Bregadze Minister of Justice at today's government meeting.
Khutsishvili previously held the position of Deputy Finance Minister, while Bregadze was the Deputy Minister of Defence.
Khutsishvili will replace Ivane Matchavariani, who announced his resignation yesterday, Agenmda.ge reported.
He did not say the reason for his resignation but said that he was planning to leave the post at the end of last year but decided to wait for several months until the 2021 'crisis budget' was approved and the negotiations with the International Monetary Fund was concluded.