Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili set October 31 as the date of holding parliamentary elections in Georgia.
October 31 will also be the date for holding the Adjara Supreme Council elections.
The setting of the election date marks the formal launch of the pre-election period, which means that the whole set of legal obligations envisaged by the election code will now go into effect.
In her statement, President Zurabishvili outlined the “crucial importance” of the elections and urged the public to conduct the period ahead of the elections “as peacefully as possible”.
“In the last few months, our society showed the world that it can manage a severe pandemic and that we are responsible citizens. This is exactly how we must hold these elections,” stated the President.
“Through them, we will once again reaffirm the democracy of our country.… we can make it happen!” she concluded.