According to asset declarations of public officials and the data of the Public Registry, the families of 18 members of the Georgian government (ministers and deputy ministers) are connected with entrepreneurial activity. They own stakes or hold director’s positions in 47 different companies.
Issued by Transparency International Secretariat
The analysis of asset declarations and biographies of public officials has demonstrated that the trend of appointing former employees of Bidzina Ivanishvili’s companies to important positions in the public sector continues.
The investigative institutions’ response to information recently disseminated about alleged cases of corruption was slow, non-transparent and inefficient, which points at the need for reforming Georgia’s anti-corruption system.