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Vasil Maghlaperidze elected with 6 votes for and 2 – against

Publish Time 2017-01-06 15:26:00 Update Time 2017-01-06 16:07:00

Vasil Maghlaperidze, new General Director of Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) was elected with 6 votes for and 2- against through the secret balloting held by 8-member Board of Trustees. 

The voting was held into 2 stages. Maghlaperidze and Tinatin Berdzenishvili, acting General Director received majority of votes in the first round. Five candidates -- Zaal Anjaparidze, Vasil Maghlaperidze, Nino Zautashvili, Tinatin Berdzenishvili and Natia Kuprashvili – competed in the first tour. 

Initially, fifteen people expressed willingness to the take part in the competition. Members of GPB’s Board of Trustees chose the candidates among the 14 persons who applied for the post. One candidate Bachuki Bakhtadze was excluded after reviewing the documentation by the Board.

The Board of Trustees of GPB announced an open competition for the vacant position on November 28. 

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