Government of the Republic of Abkhazia

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The Government of the Republic of Abkhazia governs the partially recognised Republic of Abkhazia.

Executive branch[edit]

The Republic of Abkhazia is headed by the President (the current acting President is Valeri Bganba), who is supported by a Vice President (currently vacant). They are served by a cabinet of ministers, which is headed by current acting prime minister Vladimir Delba.

Current cabinet[edit]

For more details on this topic, see Government of President Khajimba.
Office Incumbent Since
Prime Minister Beslan Butba 29 September 2014
First Vice Premier Vacant 3 June 2014
Vice Premier Alexander Stranichkin 10 October 2011
Vice Premier Vladimir Delba 10 October 2011
Vice Premier Beslan Butba (acting) 13 June 2014
Chief of the Cabinet Staff Marina Ladaria 20 October 2011
Minister of Defence Mirab Kishmaria 10 May 2007
Minister of Finance Vladimir Delba 10 October 2011
Minister for Foreign Affairs Viacheslav Chirikba 11 October 2011
Minister of Internal Affairs Raul Lolua (acting) 4 August 2014
Minister of Justice Yekaterina Onishchenko 31 October 2011
Minister of Economy David Iradyan 27 October 2011
Minister for Taxes and Fees Rauf Tsimtsba 4 April 2011
Minister of Agriculture Beslan Jopua 18 October 2011
Minister of Labour and Social Security Olga Koltukova 2 March 2005
Minister of Health Zurab Marshan 25 February 2005
Minister of Education Daur Nachkebia 20 October 2011
Minister of Culture Badr Gunba 13 October 2011
Chairman of the State Customs Committee Said Tarkil 2 March 2010
Chairman of the State Committee for Management of State Property and Privatization Konstantin Katsia 3 April 2007
Chairman of the State Committee for Resorts and Tourism Tengiz Lakerbaia 24 February 2005
Chairman of the State Committee on Youth and Sport Shazina Avidzba 28 October 2011
Chairman of the State Committee for Repatriation Khrips Jopua 14 June 2013
Chairman of the State Committee for Ecology and Nature Roman Dbar 7 April 2010

Legislative branch[edit]

The People's Assembly is the parliament of the Republic of Abkhazia.

Judicial branch[edit]

The Military Procuracy and Military Court were founded in March 1993. On 11 July 1993, the Military Court was turned into the Military Tribunal, but it was changed back on 1 July 1998.[1]

The Prosecutor's Office was founded on 15 April 1994. The first Prosecutor General was Anri Jergenia. After Jergenia became Prime Minister in 2001, he was succeeded by Rauf Korua, who was in turn replaced by Zaur Bartsits following the election of Sergei Bagapsh as President in 2005. In February 2007, the current Prosecutor General was appointed, Saferbei Mikanba.[2]

On 16 July, Parliament elected Fatima Kvitsinia Chairman of the Arbitration Court of Abkhazia.[3]

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