Margvelashvili names chief of his administration

President-elect Giorgi Margvelashvili said after taking office he will appoint Lasha Abashidze as chief of administration.

Abashidze was Margvelashvili’s election campaign fund manager and was in charge of finances.

Abashidze, who holds MA in public administration from Tbilisi-based Georgian Institute of Public Affairs in which Margvelashvili was a rector, served as chief of operations at the state-owned Georgian Railway in 2007-2010.

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