Inauguration date of new Georgian president announced

  28 October 2013    Read: 419
Inauguration date of new Georgian president announced
The inauguration of the newly elected Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili will take place on November 17. According to the Georgian Constitution, the inauguration of a new president must take place three weeks after an election.

The ruling Georgian Dream Party said on Monday that the inauguration ceremony will take place in accordance with the country`s legislation. The venue has not yet been declared. The government said the inauguration will be simple.

The Georgian presidential election was held on October 27.
Margvelashvili gathered 62.09 per cent of the votes in these polling stations, CEC head Tamar Zhvania said at a briefing on Monday.

According to the preliminary CEC data, the candidate from the pro-presidential United National Movement Party David Barkadze ranks second with 21.9 per cent of votes, followed by Nino Burjanadze (Democratic Movement - United Georgia) - 10.06 per cent of votes; Shalva Natelashvili (Labour Party of Georgia) - 2.88 per cent; Georgi Targamadze (Christian-Democratic Movement) - 1.05 per cent; Zurab Kharatishvili (European Democrats of Georgia) - 0.22 per cent; Levan Chachua - 0.19 per cent; Nino Chanishvili - 0.14 per cent; Sergo Dzhavahidze (For a Fair Georgia) - 0.13 per cent; George Liluashvili - 0.12 per cent; Koba Davitashvili (Party of the People) - 0.58 per cent; Mamuka Melikishvili - 0.06 per cent; Mikheil Saluashvili - 0.08 per cent; Teimuraz Mzhavia - 0.08 per cent; Kartlos Garibashvili - 0.03 per cent; George Chikhladze - 0.05 per cent; Avtandil Margiani - 0.04 per cent; Nugzar Avaliani - 0.04 per cent; Tamaz Bibiluri - 0.04 per cent; Teimuraz Bobokhidze - 0.02 per cent; Nestan Kirtadze - 0.05 per cent; Akaki Asatiani - 0.01 per cent and Mamuka Chokhonelidze - 0.02 per cent.

The Georgian presidential election was held on October 27.

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