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Motto: Anthem: Patron saint(s): Saint George Capital (and largest city) Tbilisi Georgian Government Unitary republic  - President Mikheil Saakashvili  - Prime Minister Zurab Noghaideli Consolidation    - Establishment of first Georgian Kingdoms of Colchis and Iberia c. ... Coat of Arms of Georgia File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... This article describes the Politics of Georgia Georgia (საქართველო (Sakartvelo) in Georgian) has been a democratic republic since the first multiparty, democratic parliamentary elections of October 28, 1990. ...


See also: Politics of Abkhazia Mikhail Saakashvili briefing the press at UN headquarters Mikhail Saakashvili (Georgian: მიხეილ სააკაშვილი) (born December 21, 1967), Georgian jurist and politician, is the President of Georgia. ... The Prime Minister of Georgia is the most senior minister within the Cabinet of the Republic of Georgia. ... Zurab Noghaideli (Georgian: ზურაბ ნოღაიდელი) (born October 22, 1964) is a Georgian politician and the current Prime Minister of the nation. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A political party is a political organization subscribing to a certain ideology or formed around very special issues with the aim to participate in power, usually by participating in elections. ... Politics of Georgia Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Georgia ... Parliamentary elections were held in the Republic of Georgia on November 2, 2003. ... Legislative elections were held in the Republic of Georgia on March 28, 2004. ... A presidential election was held in the Republic of Georgia on January 4, 2004. ... Mikheil Saakashvili and his supporters marched on the parliament carrying roses as a symbol of nonviolence The Rose Revolution (Georgian: ვარდების რევოლუცია) refers to a peaceful 2003 revolution in the country of Georgia that displaced president Eduard Shevardnadze. ... The United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG) was established on 24 August 1993 by Security Council Resolution 858 to verify compliance with the 27 July 1993, ceasefire agreement between the Republic of Georgia and forces in Abkhazia with special attention given to the situation in the city of Sukhumi... Georgia is divided into two autonomous republics (Georgian: ავტონომიური რესპუბლიკა) and ten regions (Georgian: მხარე). The autonomous republics (Abkhazia and Ajaria) were established during the soviet regime and are recognized by the modern Georgian Constitution. ... Since the Rose Revolution, the peoples uprising of 2003, human rights in Georgia have drawn closer to acceptable standards. ... Georgias location, nestled between the Black Sea, Russia, and Turkey, gives it strategic importance far beyond its size. ... Abkhazia (Abkhaz: Аҧсны/Apsny, Georgian: აფხაზეთი/Apkhazeti, Russian: Абха́зия) is a region of 8,600 km² in the Caucasus. ...


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The President of Georgia (ge: საქართველოს პრეზიდენტი) is the head of the state and commander-in-chief of Georgia. Presidents serve five-year terms. Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ... Georgian (, kartuli ena) is the official language of Georgia, a country in the Caucasus. ... A head of state or chief of state is the chief public representative of a nation-state, federation or commonwealth, whose role generally includes personifying the continuity and legitimacy of the state and exercising the political powers, functions and duties granted to the head of state in the countrys... Commander-in-Chief (in NATO-lingo often C-in-C or CINC pronounced sink) is the commander of all the military forces within a particular region or of all the military forces of a state. ... Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States (1861-1865) The majority of this article is about heads of states. ...


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Duties

The President awards state decorations and has the power to grant pardons. A pardon is the forgiveness of a crime and the penalty associated with it. ...


Before the amendments to the Constitution made in February 2004 the President also served as the head of government. The Head of Government is the chief officer of the executive branch of a government, often presiding over a cabinet. ...


Oath

On the third Sunday after the presidential elections the inauguration is held. The President takes an oath before God and the Nation: An inauguration is a ceremony of formal investiture whereby an individual assumes an office or position of authority or power. ... An oath (from Old Saxon eoth) is either a promise or a statement of fact calling upon something or someone that the oath maker considers sacred, usually a god, as a witness to the binding nature of the promise or the truth of the statement of fact. ...


მე საქართველოს პრეზიდენტი, ღვთისა და ერის წინაშე ვაცხადებ, რომ დავიცავ საქართველოს კონსტიტუციას, ქვეყნის დამოუკიდებლობას, ერთიანობასა და განუყოფლობას, კეთილსინდისიერად აღვასრულებთ პრეზიდენტის მოვალეობას, ვიზრუნებ ჩემი ქვეყნის მოქალაქეთა უსაფრთხოებისა და კეთილდღეობისათვის, ჩემი ხალხის და მამულის აღორძინებისა და ძლევამოსილებისათვის!


I, the President of Georgia, solemnly pledge before God and my nation to defend the Constitution of Georgia and the independence, unity and inseparability of my country. I will honestly perform the duties of President. I will protect the welfare and security of my people, and will care for the revival and might of my Nation and Fatherland.


Standard (Flag)

The standard is the Georgian flag, charged in the center with the Georgian coat of arms. Copies of the standard are used inside his office, at the Chancellary Building, other state agencies, and while the president is traveling in a vehicle inside Georgia. The tricolour flag of France A flag is a piece of cloth, often flown from a pole or mast, generally used symbolically for signalling or identification. ...

Name Took Office Left Office Party
1 Zviad Gamsakhurdia1
April 9, 1991 January 6, 1992 Round Table-Free Georgia
2 Tengiz Sigua January 6, 1992 March 10, 1992 military
3 Eduard Shevardnadze2
March 10, 1992 November 25, 1995 no party
Eduard Shevardnadze
(contd.)
November 25, 1995 November 23, 2003 Citizens Union
5 Nino Burjanadze3(acting) November 23, 2003 January 25, 2004 Burdzhanadze-Democratic Alliance
4 Mikheil Saakashvili January 25, 2004 present National Movement - Democrats

1. Overthrown in a coup. Zviad Gamsakhurdia Zviad Konstantines dze Gamsakhurdia (Georgian: ზვიად კონსტანტინეს ძე გამსახურდია) (March 31, 1939 - December 31, 1993) was a dissident, scientist and writer, who became the first democratically elected President of the Republic of Georgia in the post-Soviet era. ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Tengiz Sigua (b. ... January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in leap years). ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Eduard Amvrosiyevich Shevardnadze (Georgian: ედუარდ შევარდნაძე, Russian: Эдуа́рд Амвро́сьевич Шевардна́&#1076... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in leap years). ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Eduard Amvrosiyevich Shevardnadze (Georgian: ედუარდ შევარდნაძე, Russian: Эдуа́рд Амвро́сьевич Шевардна́&#1076... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Citizens Union of Georgia (Georgian: Sakartvelos Mokalaketa Kavshiri) is a political party in Georgia. ... Nino Burjanadze Nino Burjanadze (Georgian: ნინო ბურჯანაძე) (born on July 16, 1964) is a Georgian jurist and politician. ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mikhail Saakashvili briefing the press at UN headquarters Mikhail Saakashvili (Georgian: მიხეილ სააკაშვილი) (born December 21, 1967), Georgian jurist and politician, is the President of Georgia. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The political movement National Movement - Democrats (Georgian Natsionaluri Modzraoba – Demokratebi ნაციონალური მოძრაობა – დემოკრატები (NMD), former United National Movement) is the largest political organization in Georgia. ...


2. Presidential post abolished. Head of State known as "Chairman of the State Council" then as Chairman of the Parliament. Queen Elizabeth II, is the Head of State of 16 countries including: the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Jamaica, New Zealand and the Bahamas, as well as crown colonies and overseas territories of the United Kingdom. ...


3. Eduard Amvrosis dze Shevardnadze Forced to resign due to "Rose Revolution". Nino Anzoris asuli Burdzhanadze, as Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia, takes over. Eduard Amvrosiyevich Shevardnadze (Georgian: ედუარდ შევარდნაძე, Russian: Эдуа́рд Амвро́сьевич Шевардна́&#1076... Mikheil Saakashvili and his supporters marched on the parliament carrying roses as a symbol of nonviolence The Rose Revolution (Georgian: ვარდების რევოლუცია) refers to a peaceful 2003 revolution in the country of Georgia that displaced president Eduard Shevardnadze. ... Nino Burjanadze Nino Burjanadze (Georgian: ნინო ბურჯანაძე) (born on July 16, 1964) is a Georgian jurist and politician. ... The Speaker of the Georgian Parliament is the Speaker of the House in the parliament of the Republic of Georgia. ...


External link

  • Official Site of the President of Georgia

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The Constitution of Georgia : The President of Georgia (1444 words)
The President of Georgia is responsible for and exercises domestic and foreign policy of the state.
Any citizen of Georgia who is eligible to vote, has attained the age of thirty five, has lived in Georgia for at least fifteen years and is living in Georgia on the day elections are scheduled may be elected as the President of Georgia.
In cases where the President is unable to perform his duties or in the case of pre-term expiration, the powers of the President are delegated to the Chairman of Parliament.
President of Georgia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (264 words)
The President of Georgia (ge: საქართველოს პრეზიდენტი) is the head of the state and commander-in-chief of Georgia.
The President awards state decorations and has the power to grant pardons.
Before the amendments to the Constitution made in February 2004 the President also served as the head of government.
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