Tamar Beruchashvili

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Tamar Beruchashvili
თამარ ბერუჩაშვილი
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Georgia Ambassador to the United Kingdom
Assumed office
March, 2016
PresidentGiorgi Margvelashvili
Preceded byRevaz Gachechiladze
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
11 November 2014 – 1 September 2015
PresidentGiorgi Margvelashvili
Prime MinisterIrakli Garibashvili
Preceded byMaia Panjikidze
Succeeded byGiorgi Kvirikashvili
Minister of Euro-Atlantic Integration
In office
17 February 2004 – 27 December 2004
PresidentMikheil Saakashvili
Prime MinisterZurab Zhvania
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byGiorgi Baramidze
Personal details
Born (1961-04-09) 9 April 1961 (age 57)
Tbilisi, Soviet Union
(now Georgia)
Political partyNone
Children2
Alma materPeoples' Friendship University
Indiana University, Bloomington
Tbilisi State University

Tamar Beruchashvili (Georgian: თამარ ბერუჩაშვილი) (born April 9, 1961) is a Georgian diplomat and politician who has been the Georgian Ambassador to the United Kingdom since March 2016, and previously was the Minister of Foreign Affairs, a position she held from November 11, 2014 until September 1, 2015. She had previously served as Minister of Trade and Foreign Economic Relations from 1998 until 2000 and Minister of Euro-Atlantic Integration in 2004. She also worked as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2000 to 2003 and again from 2013 until her appointment as minister in 2014. Beruchashvili also worked as a professor at Tbilisi State University from 2000 until 2010.[1] She was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs on November 11, 2014,[2] and held that post until September 1, 2015 when she was replaced by Giorgi Kvirikashvili.[3] Beruchashvili was later appointed the new Georgian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, and took up the post in March 2016.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Georgia (2017). "Tamar Beruchashvili Biography". MFA.gov.ge. Retrieved 2017-09-03.
  2. ^ Civil.ge (2014-11-11). "Beruchashvili Appointed as New Foreign Minister". Civil.ge. Retrieved 2014-11-11.
  3. ^ Civil.ge (2015-09-01). "New Foreign, Economic Ministers Appointed". Civil.ge. Retrieved 2015-12-05.
  4. ^ Civil.ge (2015-12-04). "Ex-FM Beruchashvili Appointed as Georgia's Ambassador to UK". Civil.ge. Retrieved 2015-12-05.
Political offices
Preceded by
Maia Panjikidze
Minister of Foreign Affairs
2014–2015
Succeeded by
Giorgi Kvirikashvili