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Shashkin headed the interdepartmental commission on democratic reforms2009-02-12 15:24
According to the decree, signed today by the Georgian PM, Dimitri Shashkin, the Minister for Penitentiary, Probation and Legal Assistance was officially appointed the head of the new interdepartmental commission for democratic reforms.gt-en-newsitem-inside
Nikolai Gilauri, the PM, also outlined the main areas of work of this commission.
In particular, the commission is charged to cooperate intensively with the parliamentary and non-parliamentary opposition, non-governmental sector. The commission will work out the suggestions on property protection, judicial reform conduction, expansion of authorities of the Parliament, mass media freedom ensuring, improvement of conditions in the penitentiary system and other issues, problematic from the point of view of the democracy in Georgia.
Gilauri underlined that the new commission will be open for everyone and urged the non-parliamentary opposition and public organizations to join its work.
Dimitri Shashkin must man the commission in nearest future, after that it will start work on the tasks set.