Big plans from Bakhtadze: Georgia’s incoming PM proposes new economic direction

By Steven Luber Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili suddenly announced his resignation on 13 June 2018, following weeks of protests in the Georgian capital Tbilisi and “disagreements on fundamental issues” with Bidzina Ivanishvili, the billionaire chairman of the ruling Georgian Dream coalition. His cabinet followed him out of government, leading to a major shake-up in Tbilisi. Finance Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze has been named Prime Minister-Designate, … Continue reading Big plans from Bakhtadze: Georgia’s incoming PM proposes new economic direction