TBILISI, December 31. /ITAR-TASS/. Outgoing year 2013 was as complicated as pivotal for Georgia, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili said Tuesday at a New Year reception attended by notable representatives of public quarters.
“The free and democratic presidential election” on October 27 that brought victory to Georgy Margvelashvili became the crucial event of the year for this country, which is now a parliamentary democracy, he said.
Garibashvili, 31, who is one of the youngest Prime Ministers in the history of Europe, recalled that crucial steps towards restoring justice and legitimacy — two vital factors for the country’s development — were made this year.