Grigol Vashadze has become a chairman of the United National Movement (UNM) He was elected on the eighth congress of the party. Voting was going on electronically. Grigol Vashadze was elected as a party chairman by a majority vote.
The post of the chairman of the party was vacant after the Georgian government stripped the country"s third president of citizenship.
Nika Melia performed the duties of the chairman. The statement was made by Mikheil Saakashvili last week about the need to select a new chairman.