Georgia’s President marries long-term love

  • Georgia’s President and his wife Maka Chichua. Photo by President’s Press office, 10 Sep 2014 - 16:08, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili tied the knot with his long-term partner Maka Chichua today.

The couple held a signing ceremony in Dusheti in the Georgian countryside where the President has a house.

The couple's marriage was confirmed by Chichua on Imedi TV, who said: "We got married at Dusheti where we live.”

Chichua, 43, is an artist and actress. She and Margvelashvili have been in a relationship for at least five years and are expecting their first child together.

Margvelashvili, 45, has a 20-year-old daughter, Ana, from his first marriage.