Cabinet of Georgia (country)

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The Cabinet of Georgia is an executive council of government ministers in Georgia. It is headed by the Prime Minister of Georgia. In the cases of utmost importance, the meetings may be led by the President of Georgia . The first Cabinet of Georgia was formed by Noe Zhordania in the Democratic Republic of Georgia in 1918. However, the first head of government was Noe Ramishvili, Zhordania succeeding him. Until 24 January 2008 the cabinet consisted of four State Ministers and thirteen Ministers. After the re-election of President Mikheil Saakashvili significant changes were made to the structure of the cabinet by the then head of the Georgian Government Prime Minister Lado Gurgenidze . As a result, currently there are five State Ministers and thirteen Ministers. In Georgian politics, a State Minister enjoys seniority over a Minister as opposed to the British Cabinet where a State Minister is below a Minister by rank. As a consequence of 2008 changes, several new positions, such as State Minister for European Integration and State Minister for Diasporas as well as State Minister for Reintegration were introduced. The position State Minister for Reforms was abolished. The Ministers of Defense and Internal Affairs as well as the Prosecutor General are not members of the cabinet as such and are subordinated to the President of Georgia.

Portfolio Minister[1][2]
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili
Vice Prime Minister
Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development
Giorgi Kvirikashvili
Vice Prime Minister
Minister of Energy
Kakha Kaladze
State Minister of Euro-Atlantic Integration Davit Bakradze
State Minister of Reconciliation and Civil Equality Paata Zakareishvili
State Minister of Diaspora Issues Kote Surguladze
Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees David Darakhvelidze
Minister of Foreign Affairs Tamar Beruchashvili
Minister of Finance Nodar Khaduri
Minister of Internal Affairs Aleksandre Chikaidze
Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Davit Narmania
Minister of Defense Mindia Janelidze
Minister of Education and Science Tamar Sanikidze
Minister of Agriculture Shalva Pipia
Minister of Justice Tea Tsulukiani
Minister of Culture and Monument Protection Guram Odisharia
Minister of Environment Protection and Natural Resources Khatuna Gogoladze
Minister of Health, Labour and Social Affairs David Sergeenko
Minister of Corrections and Legal Assistance Sozar Subari
Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Levan Kipiani

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  1. ^ "Government of Georgia. Members". Retrieved 2013-04-12. 
  2. ^ "CIA: Georgia. Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments". Retrieved 2013-04-12.