Five tenders announced by the Senaki City Hall in March 2022, whose total value amounts to GEL 2,614,550, were won without competition by JSC Arkeopolisi, a company owned by Demur Gadelia, the uncle of the Mayor of Senaki Vakhtang Gadelia, and
When Piran Gogichaishvili, the owner of Mshenebloba da Proektireba LLC (Construction and Design LLC), was appointed to a position in the Borjomi City Council in 2018, he transferred his company to Vasil Mchedlidze for free. However, in 2022, after his term of office expired, the former City Council member reclaimed the company.
A number of restrictions are applied to public officials in Georgia regarding their business activities to avoid giving priority to their personal interests above the interests of the state and citizens.
TI Georgia has studied the expenses of 9 administrations of State Representatives in 2021, which amounted to GEL 5,567,583 in total.
In 2021, the government subsidized the grape harvest with GEL 138 million in total. They named excessive crops and the global pandemic as the reasons for the subsidy.
After the launch of a full-scale war against Ukraine by the Russian Federation and the imposition of unprecedented sanctions on Russia by the West, the Georgian ruling elite’s peculiar approach to dealing with Russia has become a topic of wider discussion.