Minister of Economy will reportedly make statement on resignation tomorrow

We cannot confirm reports on Giorgi Kobulia’s resignation at this stage, -the press service of the Minister of Economic and Sustainable Development of Georgia told InterPressNews.

Reports say Giorgi Kobulia has stepped down.

InterPressNews was told by a source that the Minister will make an official statement on resignation tomorrow.

According to the reports, Giorgi Kobulia will be replaced either by Giorgi Bachiashvili, former Chairman of the Co-investment Fund, or Natia Turnava, Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development.

Zurab Abashidze – We have not received information about possible suspension of trade relations with Russia from formal sources