23 October 2020,   07:41
Scandal at the Ministry of Economy - dismissed from the post Grigol Kakauridze makes the first statement

Scandal in the Ministry of Economy- dismissed from the post Grigol Kakauridze, who issued a permit for constructing the Poti Deepwater Port, made a comment to the media at the end of the day.
Former Chief of the Technical and Construction Supervision Agency made a preliminary agreed statement before the camera and did not answer any questions. He did not say whether Otar Partskhaladze was behind the new port.
"The decision on approving the terms of use of the land plot was made by me. The Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Ms. Natia Turunava did not directly tell me about it. There were some shortcomings in the order, and I confirm that, "- Kakauridze said.
Grigol Kakauridze, who was dismissed from office, did not appear before the media until the end of the day. He was hiding from the "Courier" cameras and was locked up in the office all day long. After the dissemination of information, the Economy Minister said that Kakauridze did not agree with this question with her or any member of the government.
Information about Otar Partskhaladze"s participation in the case became known at the end of the day. After the member of the United Opposition Marika Datukishvili publicized the facts that the owner of the new deep-water port and Otar Partskhaladze are business partners.