POLITICS
Former Prime Minister and billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili is returning to politics
26 April, 2018
Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili has agreed to lead the Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia party, - Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia and current leader of the party, said at today's briefing.

"On behalf of me and our team, I personally asked the founder of the party to lead the Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia. I am glad that Mr. Bidzina Ivanishvili has accepted the offer,"- said Kvirikashvili.
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Bidzina Ivanishvili

Bidzina Ivanishvili is a Georgian businessman and politician who
was Prime Minister of Georgia from 25 October 2012 to 20 November 2013. He founded and led the Georgian Dream coalition, which won the 2012 parliamentary election. After the 2013 presidential election, he voluntarily resigned both his government and party positions, naming his long-time personal assistant Irakli Gharibashvili as his successor.

In March 2012, Ivanishvili was ranked number 153 in Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's billionaires with an estimated worth of $6.4 billion, making him Georgia's richest person.

" Ivanishvili still wields considerable influence in Georgia, despite stepping down as prime minister in 2013",The Daily Mail reports.

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