Nodar Khaduri to be Minister of Finance
15 October, 2012
 Nodar Khaduri to be Minister of Finance

The new Minister of Finance will be Nodar Khaduri, a reliable source informed InterPressNews. Leader of Georgian Dream Bidzina Ivanishvili will name the members of new cabinet of ministers tomorrow.
Position for Minister of Economy, education, Refugees and accommodation, environment and energy remain vacant.
Consultations are under way with Mamuka Nikolaishvili on the post of Minister of Energy.

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