Singer Sopho Khalvashi was appointed on the position of Deputy Mayor of Batumi. Khalvashi will work on development of culture, education, sports and youth directions in Batumi City Hall. The mayor of Batumi presented her at the briefing today.
Asked if the decision was related to Sopo Khalvashi"s involvement in the campaign of the candidate of the ruling party Salome Zurabichvili, Lasha Komakhidze said that it was not.
According to the Batumi Mayor, Sopho Khalvashi was chosen for her experience.
According to Sopho Khalvashi herself, she was offered to work at the Batumi"s Mayor"s Office while she was working on Adjara TV, but the decision was recently received.
Sopho Khalvashi worked at Adjara TV and was dismissed after she participated in the campaign of the presidential candidate of the ruling party.
The Board of Ethics of the Broadcasting considered the fact inappropriate.