The President of Georgia is ready to help the government in the financing the Administration for the Elections. This comment was made by Giorgi Margvelashvili today and added hat new act will be published in May.
“As for the document which was agreed with the government and which was signed today- I want to say that this document was issued because the government said that to assure the election before 60 days would be financially devastating for them,”-Margvelashvili said.
The relevant documentation will be send to the Prime Minister for countersignature tomorrow. Mentioned statement has been made by the President of Georgia following the meeting with the Prime Minister.
“Today, I has a fruitful meeting with the Prime Minister, with the representatives of executive and legislative authorities, we have overviewed the current development in our region and coordinative work, inside and outside of the country, for the better future of Georgia and the region, at large”, - was admitted by the President of Georgia at today’s meeting.
As stated H.E. Giorgi Margvelashvili, Governmental changes, or staff issues have not been discussed on today’s meeting.
Within his working visit in Washington, President of Georgia has delivered speech at Wilson International Center.
President of Wilson Center Jane Harman has introduced Giorgi Margvelashvili to the audience as an educator and politician.
During his speech President of Georgia has paid his attention to the political and economic process in Georgia, geopolitical, foreign policy and global challenges.
Girogi Margvelashvili has underlined geopolitical importance of Georgia and its potential as transit country between Caspian Sea and Black Sea region.
President of Georgia thanked to the Government of USA for their firm support to Georgia in the process of European and Euro-Atlantic integration.
The meeting was held in a form of discussion and the President of Georgia has answered to the questions of the audience.
The event was attended by representatives of academic, political and scientific circles, experts and students.
The president of Georgia with delegation had a meeting with the President of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde at the IMF head office.
Giorgi Margvelashvili and Christine Lagarde discussed the current economic challenges in Georgia.
“The meeting of the president of Georgia and the president of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde was very significant. The key issues of the further development of the country, assurance of macroeconomic stability were discussed at the meeting.
Possibility of further cooperation of the International Monetary Fund and Georgia in relation with the strengthening the sustainability of the country towards external shocks were discussed.
Obviously, the themes of the National Bank of Georgia, stripping of the financial monitoring function from the National Bank were also touched. The necessity of the coordinated cooperation of the National Bank of Georgia and the government was underlined, but it is also necessary to preserve and protect the independence of the National Bank.
The talk was about the issue of changing the head of the National Bank. The representatives of the Fund supported the process of selection of candidates for the position of the National Bank Board members, which was initiated by the President of Georgia. The selection process is open and transparent, by involving and active participation of NGOs and field specialists”, - Giorgi Abashishvili stated.
The President of Georgia expressed his gratitude to the president of the Fund for supporting of the vital projects of the country.