Two Georgian former Ministers were questioned by the Prosecutor’s office
18 July, 2018
Two Georgian former Ministers were questioned by the Prosecutor’s office
Former Minister of Economics Dimitri Kumsishvili and Former Minister of the Regional Development and Infrastructure Zurab Alavidze were questioned by the Prosecutor’s office. They were questioned over alleged embezzlement during their tenure.

Dimitri confirmed, he was interviewed 20 days ago.

“I was at the Prosecutor’s office 20 days ago and was questioned. They wanted to know my view about several issues, including one that had been sent to them during my tenure. I gave them all the information I knew and
answered every question they asked me” – says Dimitri Kumsishvili.

He stated that he has just returned to Georgia from abroad, and so the rumour that he was forbidden to leave the country is false. Dimitri emphasized that during his tenure he served honestly and with dignity.
geotv.ge
Dimitri Kumsishvili

“I was warned not to speak about the investigation and information concerning the case. For me, questions were very simple and not directly concerning me” – says Dimitri. He does not mention if the investigation was started due to allegation of embezzlement of state funds or not.

Dimitri says that malicious rumours about him have been spreading for years. “I have refused to make deals with many people. And so as a result they have spread these rumours about me afterwards” – says Dimitri.

Zurab Alavidze, former Minister of the Regional Development and Infrastructure, was also questioned.
geotv.ge
Zurab Alavidze

“I was at the Prosecutor’s office. I was asked questions concerning a period before I was appointed as a Minister. They were also interested in how tenders were conducted during my tenure and about the successful bidders. I gave them full and comprehensive information. If they have any further questions, I am ready to cooperate with the investigation” – says Zurab.

Related stories:




Print
Other Stories
Chris Botti to perform in Georgia
American trumpeter Chris Botti arrived in Georgia yesterday. Today the musician is due to perform with the Georgian singer Nani Bregvadze.
Georgian schoolchildren create Robot “Vano”
Georgian students from the Guivy Zaldastanishvili American Academy in Tbilisi have created a robot named Vano.
Khatia Buniatishvili performs with the Estonian Festival Orchestra at the Proms in London
On the 13th of August, Paavo Järvi and the Estonian Festival Orchestra performed at the Royal Albert Hall in London during its famous Proms season.
Paloma Anastasia Mikadze, an Instagram star from Georgia
Anastasia Mikadze is a Georgian social network star from Georgia. She shares her ideas about fashion, interior design and healthy lifestyle with hundreds of followers on Instagram.
Georgian lifeguard who saved life of nearly 700 people
Gocha Bilvanidze, the Head of the Maritime Rescue Service has been with the organization for eight years now. He has saved the lives of around 700 people during that time.
Children of Georgian migrant to the USA Parten Chikviladze (Peter Chiglo) visit Georgia
A 16-year Parten Chikviladze from Racha (the western part of Georgia) left Georgian 1913 for America, never to return back.
 Surprising proposal by a Georgian Soldier
The video of a Georgian Cadet Soldier’s proposal to his girlfriend has gone viral on the social media. He proposed to her in the presence of other soldiers in front of the Academy.
The 10th anniversary of the 2008 war through a young graphic designer’s eye
A 23-year old Nika Chalakhshasvhili is a graphic designer from Georgia. He has created some interesting illustrations to express his protest against the Russian occupation of Georgian territory:
Georgian policewomen: stereotypes and reality
The number of female members in the Security Forces is increasing year after year.
Georgian entrant who got top marks in two subjects
Devi Oniani is a graduate of the 55th Public School, Tbilisi, Georgia.
What is behind the collection “Family and War” by Demna Gvasalia
A Georgian fashion designer, the Creative Director of Balenciaga and Head Designer at Vetements, presented a collection named “Family and War” during Paris Fashion Week.
Russian star Vera Brezhneva wearing dress by David Koma
Georgian Journal has published many articles about designer David Koma (Komakhidze). There are many celebrities who order dresses to Koma and walk on the red carpet wearing them.
Georgian musicians will perform at the Berlin Atonal
Georgian musicians Nika Machaidze, Giga Jikia, Nika Japaridze, Bakur Metreveli and Sandro Kozmanishvili and Irakli Shonia will perform at the Berlin Atonal festival.
Kutaisi witnesses a record number of flights
According to statistical information for July, 2018 - provided by the United Airports of Georgia- Kutaisi International Airport has hosted more passengers this year than in 2017.
Georgian singers at Zhara Festival 2018
Georgian singers Sofia Nizharadze, Buba Kikabidze and Stephane took part in the Zhara festival, in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Gigi Hadid, Priyanka Chopra and Katy Perry wear earrings by Georgian designers
Georgian designers are becoming more and more popular worldwide.
Young Georgian painter striving to study at the New York Academy of Arts
There were many talented artists who painted beautiful pictures, but gained public fame only after their death. The majority if not all of them, lived in poverty.
Lara Iani-runner up in the Miss Georgia Competition
Lara Iani was chosen as a runner –up to Miss Georgia 2017.
What is the price for an organized wedding in Georgia?
Planning a wedding day through specialists is a now a common thing all over the world. More and more Georgians are now following suit.
Celebrities wearing outfits of Georgian designer David Koma
David Komakhidze, also known as David Koma, is a Georgian born, London based fashion designer.
Smoking marijuana has been legalized in Georgia
In November, 2017 the Constitutional Court of Georgia decriminalized the use of marijuana
Georgian model Tatia Akhalaia at the Dolce&Gabbana fashion show
In Italy, on the bank of Lake Como, Dolce&Gabbana recently held a fashion show. Lots of celebrities attended the show
Causes of divorce in Georgia
Over the past 5 years, there have been 46 031 official divorces in Georgia.
Falling Apart – by modern Georgian writer Davit Gabunia
Davit Gabunia is a Georgian writer and translator.
Amazing photos that will remain in history – Ia Parulava with famous stars
“Did you know that I was at the Oscars award ceremony in 1997?”– says Ia Parulava
PHOTO OF THE DAY
GEL Exchange Rate
Convertor
21.08.2018
22.08.2018
USD
1
USD
2.5558
2.5703
EUR
1
EUR
2.9154
2.9620
GBP
1
GBP
3.2556
3.2987
RUB
100
RUB
3.8054
3.8165
Other Stories
World famous British singer Jessie J has decided to wear clothes made by Anouki Areshidze, Georgian designer and wife of the mayor of Tbilisi.
Bassiani, one of the most popular underground clubs not only in Georgia but throughout Europe as well, has opened today
An amazing video made in Georgia by tourists from the Philippines have gone viral on the internet.
Over the recent two days May 12-13 Tbilisi city saw a peaceful protest rally in the center of the city.
Hundreds of people took to the main street Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi to protest the raid in Tbilisi’s popular night clubs.
Two bear cubs listed as endangered on the red list were handed over to Tbilisi Zoo,
Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze and Deputy Tbilisi Mayor Ms. Sophio Khuntsaria have gifted a food stand
Pamela Anderson, famous Canadian American actress and model has appeared in the chic sunglasses by internationally acclaimed Georgian designer George Keburia.
A ski lift accident in Georgia’s eastern Gudauri resort,in particular at Sadzele 5 lift, has left 8 people with injuries.
The ski lift in Gudauri winter resort in Georgia has broke down in the aftermath of which several people have been injured.
GEL Exchange
USD
1
USD
2.5703
EUR
1
EUR
2.9620
GBP
1
GBP
3.2987
RUB
100
RUB
3.8165
August 2018
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31