We hope that Georgia will successfully pass a test for ensuring free financial institutions and business environment – Louisa Vinton, Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Georgia said.
“We are closely monitoring the development of events. The accusations voiced by both sides are serious. . . . We hope that the investigation will be transparent and all facts will be disclosed,” Vinton said.
On March 4, Mamuka Khazaradze, founder of TBC Bank said during the sitting of the parliamentary finance-budgetary committee that he had received a menacing letter from Giorgi Gakharia, Minister of Internal Affairs, ahead of the second round of presidential elections where Gakharia was allegedly threatening Khazaradze with ruining his reputation.