Mayor of Tbilisi
Kakha Kaladze

Place of birth

Samtredia

Biography

In 2003, he graduated from Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili State University, Faculty of History. He is the former captain of the Georgian national football team. Kaladze played as left and central defender. He was a member of the national football team from 1996 to 2012; From 1998 to 2001, he played for Dynamo Kyiv; 2001-2010 AC Milan; 2010-2012 Genoa. From 2012 to 2016, he was Minister of Energy / Vice Prime Minister of Georgia; In 2017, he was elected Mayor of Tbilisi. He was re-elected as Mayor in 2021.

Political Council of the Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia party, member (2011-);

International Investment Group "Kala Capital", founder (2007-);

Parliament of Georgia of the 8th convocation, member (2012-2012);

Charitable Foundation "Kala Foundation", founder (2008-);

Supervisory Board of JSC "Progress Bank", member (2008-)

Awards and prizes

2011 - Player of the Year of Georgia;

2007 - Player of the Year of Georgia;

2005 - Player of the Year of Georgia;

2002 - Player of the Year of Georgia;

2000 - Player of the Year of Georgia;

Order of Vakhtang Gorgasali second-degree

Former PM of Georgia; For Georgia chairman
Giorgi Gakharia
Prime Minister of Georgia
Irakli Gharibashvili
Former President of Georgia
Giorgi Margvelashvili
Estonian Ambassador to Georgia - If we want EU membership, we should all play by the rules - The Georgian Government on the one hand says that they are moving closer to the EU, but their actions do not prove that
Kakha Kaladze: Unfortunately, pressure continues even today, although no one will succeed in making Georgia share the fate of Ukraine
Kakha Kaladze: There are no US sanctions, there is American friendship - don't worry about my travelling, please
Tbilisi gained a new status: "European Sports City 2025"
Kakha Kaladze: It is a pity that the President has not yet responded to the submission of the Prime Minister and the Speaker of the Parliament regarding awarding the players of the national team with the Order of Honor
Irakli Kobakhidze, together with Kakha Kaladze, meets with members of national football team
GYLA: People employed in public institutions were threatened with dismissal, and were also forced to like Kakha Kaladze’s posts
Kakha Kaladze: I'm not worried and I ask God not to give me more to worry about than that - I don't have an American visa, the last time I was there was when I played in Milan, I haven't been there since then and I don't want to go there- nobody is afraid of these sanctions
Lithuanian Ambassador to Georgia - We wish Georgia to advance, but does Georgia wish to advance? It must prove this; it must be the champion of the champions on its European path - All the doors and windows for the EU integration are being opened - Will they be open forever? I don't know, I'm not sure
Kakha Kaladze: I have never called anyone in my life and asked him to make a supportive statement, or to remove an opposite statement, this is unacceptable to me
Kakha Kaladze: I There is no reason in nature for the representatives of the Georgian government to be sanctioned - if you know any reason, tell me and maybe I will apologize
Kakha Kaladze: Mamuka Khazaradze was told what to say and he repeats it - the Anaklia port project, with Khazaradze's involvement, was doomed from the start
Political parties and politicians appeal to international community
Kakha Kaladze: We were presented with a 9-point plan, work on which will be completed in the summer - Georgia will do everything on the way to the EU
Kakha Kaladze: Maybe we are wrong about something and adopt the wrong law. If you are a friend, you should give us a specific argument, explain why transparency is bad
Kakha Kaladze on Kamala Harris’ letter: We are also concerned, outraged by the fact that there has been a campaign of lies going on all this time
Kakha Kaladze: I don't see the need at all, why sanctions should be imposed, why? Can someone explain why? Are they stronger, a bigger state and are they oppressing us? - The country is not in danger of being sanctioned
Kakha Kaladze: I don't have a problem with sanctions, when the country's interest is on the front line, of course, one's self is less interesting - Georgia will never be anyone’s colony
US Ambassador discusses visa restrictions and future of US-Georgia relations
Estonian Ambassador to Georgia - If we want EU membership, we should all play by the rules - The Georgian Government on the one hand says that they are moving closer to the EU, but their actions do not prove that