The play “Bedi Kartlisa” is ongoing at Rustaveli Theater dedicated to the 100th anniversary of establishment of the first parliament of Georgia.
Prime Minister, Chairman of Parliament, Tbilisi Mayor, Chairman of Georgian Dream Party, members of parliament and representatives of Diplomatic Corps are attending the play. Irakli Kobakhidze, Chairman of Parliament addressed the gathered audience.
One hundred years have passed since the creation of the Constituent Assembly of the First Democratic Republic of Georgia, which was the first parliament in the country.
The legislative body passed laws in between 1919-1921, until the invasion of the Red Army.
The first meeting of the 130-member assembly took place on that day 100 years ago, with six political parties, one independent MP, five female lawmakers and 21 legislators from ethnic minorities.
The Independence Act of Georgia, which was adopted on May 26, 1918, was confirmed on March 12, 1919, during the first meeting of the assembly.