Biography, according to Government Administration
"Was born on February 18, 1956, in the Village of Chorvila, Sachkhere Region.
In 1973, he finished a secondary school of the Village of Sairkhe, Sachkhere Region, and continued his studies at Tbilisi State University, Engineering-Economic Faculty. In parallel of his studies, he worked at Kamo mechanical-casting factory in the positions of cleaner and worker.
In 1980, he graduated from Tbilisi State University with honours. In the same year, he was appointed in the position of Engineer in Chief, and later, Head of scientific laboratory, at Kamo mechanical-casting factory.
In 1982 - 1986, he took his postgraduate course at Moscow Institute of Social Problems, where he defended his master's thesis. In 1988, he founded Agroprogres Cooperative with his friends, which was later turned into an entrepreneurial company.
In 1990, he founded Russian Credit Bank.
In 1991, he became the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the President of Russian Credit Bank.
He is a founder and the owner of Unicor Financial- Entrepreneurial Group.
In 1996, he founded Cartu Bank.
In 2011, He founded Georgian Dream Social Movement.
In 2012, he founded Georgian Dream-Democratic Georgia Political Party.
In 2012- 17 November 2013, The Prime Minister of Georgia.
He has a wife and four children."