The President of Georgia Holds a Meeting with the Members of the “United National Movement”

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Wednesday, 15 March 2017 13:45
The President of Georgia, H.E. Giorgi Margvelashvili has held a political consultation with the members of the “United National Movement” on the draft law on wiretapping. The President has heard the views of the faction members and shared own perspectives on the mentioned draft law. “We have discussed two major problems of the draft law. First – how independent the newly established agency will be and how compatible will it be with the decision of the Constitutional Court; second – this law may impose unjustified burden to business, because, as specified in the law, the agency uses business and in this case, resources of the communication companies without any charges”, - stated the Parliamentary Secretary of the President of Georgia, Mrs. Ana Dolidze, following the meeting. The President has already held a meeting with the members of the “European Georgia” today. The meeting with the representatives of the “Alliance of Patriots of Georgia” is also scheduled for tomorrow. The Administration of the President of Georgia has invited all parliamentary factions; however, the ruling party has not yet responded to the proposal.
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