Kakhaber Kemoklidze, who had served as a Head of the Georgian Government Administration since February 4, announced his resignation today, six days after Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia quit his position.
“After 10 years of dynamic work in Security and Civil service, it’s time to leave! Thankful to all brilliant minds, men and women with whom I worked,” he wrote on Twitter, expressing special gratitude to Gakharia for leadership and opportunity.
After 10 years of dynamic work in Security&Civil service it’s time to leave! Thankful to all brilliant minds, men&women with whom i worked. Special gratitude to @GakhariaGiorgi for his leadership & opportunity to make me part of something important for 🇬🇪. New life is ahead!✌️
— Kakhaber Kemoklidze 🇺🇦🇬🇪 (@KakhaKemoklidze) February 24, 2021
Kemoklidze was appointed to the position by the former PM to replace Natia Mezvrishvili, who had quit in November last year.
Earlier, he held various high-ranking posts in the Ministry of Interior and State Security Service of Georgia (SSG), serving as the Chief of Staff of Georgia’s National Security Council (NSC) prior to switching to the Government Administration.