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Government of Georgia
Category: Government of Georgia
Region: Tbilisi
Address: Ingorokva St. 7
Phone: (995 32) 299 09 00
2136



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Giorgi Kvirikashvili is the Prime Minister of Georgia. Prior to becoming Prime Minister in December 2015, he served as Vice Prime Minister (2013-2015) while serving as Foreign Minister (2015) and Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development (2012-2015). Kvirikashvili is leading the effort to modernize Georgia's economy and more fully integrate the country into European and Euro-Atlantic economic and security structures.

In order to foster greater development and encourage broad-based economic growth, Kvirikashvili is enacting a four-point reform plan focused on enhancing the business environment, reforming the educational system, developing regional infrastructure, and promoting good governance.

In his previous ministerial roles, Kvirikashvili spearheaded major initiatives to advance Georgia's Euro-Atlantic and European integration, position Georgia as vital corridor connecting East and West on the new Silk Road, and make the country a more attractive destination for foreign direct investment.

Previously, Kvirikashvili served as a CEO at Cartu Bank and Principal at Lenzie Fisher Hendry LLC. He has also held positions at First Commercial Bank, United Georgian Bank, and Trade Invest Bank. He served as a Member of Parliament from 1999 to 2004 and a team leader of the Parliament's working group on Georgia's accession to the WTO.

Kvirikashvili received a Master's degree in Finance from the University of Illinois in the United States. He obtained an undergraduate degree in Economics from Tbilisi State University and an undergraduate degree in Medicine from Tbilisi State Medical Institute. 

He is married with four children and speaks Georgian, English, and Russian.



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18 January, 2017
Prime Minister Delivers a Speech at the Inauguration of International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development Georgia, as a European country of 3.7 million that hosts 6.4 million visitors...
25 December, 2016
New life is being breathed into the resort of Mitarbi after a 30-year pause-the resort was officially launched today by Georgia's Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and members of the...
13 November, 2016
The reconstruction of the Sarajishvilis House Museum in the village of Bakurtsikhe has been completed, with the addition of a new 12-room hotel to the museum complex. The opening ceremony of the...


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