The parliament returns to Tbilisi
21 September, 2018
The parliament returns to Tbilisi
The Parliament of Georgia will continue working in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia from January 2019. Currently, the building is located in Kutaisi (west Georgia). As the First Vice Speaker of the parliament Tamar Chugoshvili told journalists, the Ministry of Internal Affairs plans to locate a police hub in the building. The Ministry of Internal Affairs will make a further statement about it later.

She believes the current location of the parliament is associated with huge expenses. Besides,
the thing that the parliament and the government work in different cities, it makes their work less effective.
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The Georgian Parliament Building in Tbilisi, Photo courtesy: www.telegraph.ge

The former parliament building was on Rustaveli Avenue, in Tbilisi. In 2012, the government moved to the parliament building in Kutaisi. The former president, Mikheil Saakashvili intended to decentralize power from Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia to Kutaisi and to promote the city and boost its economy.

First photo courtesy: www.intermedia.ge

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