Voting gets underway in Uzbekistan to elect new presidentWorld December 04, 4:41
Mass rally in memory of Fidel Castro begins in Santiago de CubaWorld December 04, 3:32
Patriarch Kirill urges compatriots to cherish spiritual ties with homelandSociety & Culture December 04, 2:40
Fidel Castro’s funeral to be held in Santiago de CubaWorld December 04, 1:50
38 ceasefire violations by militants reported in Syria in 24 hoursRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 04, 1:23
Boxer Gassiev beats Lebedev to become IBF cruiserweight world champSport December 04, 0:47
Uzbekistan to hold presidential electionWorld December 04, 0:45
Ukraine does not need position of president - TimoshenkoWorld December 03, 23:52
Russian Orthodox Church head arrives in France on pastoral visitSociety & Culture December 03, 23:45
TBILISI, October 11 (Itar-Tass) — The government of the Republic of Georgia has tendered its resignation but it will continue to perform its duties, pending the formation of new executive power bodies, says a report posted at the presidential official website.
"According to an order issued by the President of Georgia, Mikhail Saakashvili, the government's resignation petition has been granted. On the strength of the presidential order, the government has been assigned to perform its duties until a new government is appointed. A list of new members of the Government of Georgia will be presented to Parliament within a timeframe established by the Constitution," the report points out.
A new Cabinet is to be confirmed by Parliament approximately on October 20-21.
At the October 1 parliamentary elections, the Georgian Dream coalition, headed by billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili, gained 83 mandates. The United National Movement party, headed by Saakashvili, suffered a defeat upon getting 67 seats in the 150-seat Parliament of Georgia.