Kakha Kuchava, one of the leaders of the Georgian Dream, has been elected Speaker of the Parliament, APA reports citing Georgia Today.
As a result of a secret ballot, 86 deputies supported Kuchava’s candidacy, while six MPs voted against, after which the national anthem was performed.
Kakha Kuchava’s candidacy was also supported by part of the opposition – “Citizens” and “European Socialists”.
Before the voting, Kuchava addressed the MPs, expressing hope that the rest of the opposition will also enter parliament.
Georgian Parliament has accepted resignation of Archil Talakvadze, APA's bureau in Georgia reports.
The ruling "Georgian Dream" Party has nominated Vice-Speaker Kakha Kuchava for the post.