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From InterPressNews in Georgia:
Shocking amounts of money had been spent on luxury from state budget – Irina Imerlishvili
Irina Imerlishvili, the Chairwoman of the parliamentary committee of procedural issues, says “shocking amounts of money” had been spent on luxury of the President, his family, relatives, as well as other current and former officials.
Imerlishvili said at a press conference held along with Davit Saganelidze, that she has relevant documents, which she had requested from the State Security Service, and which became accessible for her by the mediation of the Prosecutor’s Office.
According to Imerlishvili’s information, living costs of Mikheil Saakashvili’s cook
That chef came all the way from Spain, Dutch NOS TV says. They say the wage of Saakashvili’s Spanish cook was more than 12,000 euro a month. And that Saakashvili, after apparently eating too much of that Spanish cook’s food, had been to a slimming course in Austria together with a crony. That had cost Georgian taxpayers over 53,000 euro.
amounted to half a million laris.
‘”Shocking amounts of money had been spent from the state budget on luxury of the President, his family, relatives, as well as other current and former officials, including the Tbilisi Mayor, governors and MPs. For example, our colleagues, including previous MPs Koba Khabazi, Alana Gagloeva, Zurab Tchiaberashvili, David Sakhvarelidze, Mariam Sajaia, George Gviniashvili, Sergo Ratiani, and others met the new year together with the president in Dubai, which cost 240,000 laris.
Which is 115,000 euro, according to NOS TV.
In addition, the president bought expensive presents – a mobile phone and a bracelet – to one of my female colleagues. Expensive presents were given to others too, including Russian journalists. The president and the Tbilisi mayor spent 115,000 laris in an Austrian resort’, Imerlishvili said.
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