PM hopes new Finance Minister will contribute to digital economy development, 12 Jul 2018 - 13:07, Tbilisi,Georgia

Prime Minister of Georgia Mamuka Bakhtadze says the country’s new finance minister will be Ivane Macharishvili.

Macharashvili previously worked as the Finance and Commercial Director of mobile telecommunications operator, Geocell.

Bakhtadze said that Macharishvili has the proper experience to contribute to the development of Georgia's digital economy.

Most of our reforms are related to the digital economy and 50 percent of the reforms package presented by me requires modern technology. Vano Machavariani's experience in this regard is really visible. He is one of the most experienced persons in Georgia. Therefore, our expectation is that he will help us in the digital transformation of our economy”, Bakhtadze said.