PM's Address

FM: I was not aware of many achievements, I was left surprised, proud


The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Maia Panjikidze, said the Prime Minister's report on the governments achievements in the past two years is impressionable. As Panjikidze stated after the Prime Minister's speech, she was very proud of the government's achievements.

"I would like to say that what I heard today was a very impressionable speech. I'll admit that there were things that even I was unaware had taken place and was left surprised and proud of the Georgian government's achievements in these past two years. It is very important to me that this was a very specific, detailed speech and nothing about it was broad and general – the Prime Minister spoke about specific achievement and specific plans," stated Maia Panjikidze.

The Prime Minister of Georgia assessed and summed up the past two years of the Georgian Dream in the government and at the same time talked about the changes that have taken place. The Prime Minister spent significant amount of time talking about the "heavy" legacy left behind by the former government and listed the new government's achievements. According to Garibashvili, it is because of former President Saakashvili's policy that there are new barbed wire fences installed at the administrative border. According to the Prime Minister, a number of the current government's achievements are not publicized on TV since "they are not happy about it."

Irakli Garibashvili pointed out that the healthcare and social security budget has increased by GEL 1 billion. He also pointed out that the number of pensioners has increased while the death rate has decreased, which, according to the PM is all due to the public health services and freedom in the country. Garibashvili also talked about the building of clinics in the villages and the country's demographic issues.

Concerning the education sphere, the Prime Minister talked about free undergraduate programs, financial aid for students studying abroad, and construction of schools. The Prime Minister also talked about the free business-environment and the changes concerning the economy of villages. He also talked about the growth of export and budgets. According to Irakli Garibashvili, no important infrastructure projects have been terminated.


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