Main directions of the Presidential
Candidate Shalva Natelashvili's Election Program
Constitutional amendments - President of Georgia will again
elect by people; the rights and duties of the President will be
expanded to be the real face of the country and not the political
slave of any informal, criminal ruler.
Corruption lustration of the total political elite will
Deoligarchisation of policy. None of the
millionaire-billionaire in politics, no politician in
To start actively the process of de-occupation and continuously
revealing the genocide of Georgians on the international
Announcement of Sokhumi as the capital of Georgia.
Effective enactment of all state leverage for the protection
the safety of the population in the conflict zone and, the division
Georgia will become a cultural, international, political and
diplomatic centre of the region.
To sign a mutual treaty agreement with the main strategic
partner – the United States of America that will ensure our
security and accelerate the process of de-occupation.
Necessary requirements for membership in the EU will be
fulfilled, which will accelerate our adoption in this
Cooperation with NATO will continue, at this stage according to
the existed format.
- to initiate early parliamentary elections.
- Multi-party parliament elected by fair elections.
- People's coalition government staffed of professional, moral
and patriotic grounds.
Democracy and Human Rights
- All religious, national and other minorities are equal before
the law and their rights are protected as much as the
- Media freedom and fair elections will be ensured.
- A referendum or plebiscite will be held on the important
Labour Rights, Pensions
- The principle of the social equality of citizens will be
- Labour legislation and labour safety system will be developed
with European standards.
- Citizens' employment will be provided, unemployed will be
- The rights of the employer and the norms of labour safety will
be strictly protected, which will be strongly controlled by the
- To the pensioners on the existed pension will be added 100 GEL
on each year.
- Social assistance criteria will be changed and all socially
vulnerable families will receive assistance.
- Gradually, step by step will start issuing deposits.
Migration and Emigration
- Immigration policy will be tightened and visa-free travel to
Iran with Arab countries will be annulled.
- Existing conditions for issuance of residence permit of
foreigners will be annulled.
- Employees from abroad will be prohibited.
- Immigrants return council will be created in the administration
- All embassies of Georgia will become centres of support for our
- Rehabilitation of the empty villages will start and residents
will be free from gas, electricity, water and land taxes.
Science, Education and
- All levels of education will be financed from the state budget
according to the German-Austrian model.
- To the educational institutions will be return status-suspended
- The expenses of studying abroad for excellent students will
take over the state.
- In case of not having funds for treatment, diagnosis,
medication, including medicines, will be financed from the state
budget without the co-financing of insurance companies.
- The social justice and equality policy will be established by
equal distribution of wealth.
- The active work will be opened in the world, to get acquainted
with the historical heritage of Georgia, the economic potential and
to attract investments.
- The medium and small business will be maximally promoted and
- The wealth tax will be set in accordance with the French
- Procurement of the vehicle for more than 10000 US dollars
equivalent from the budget funds (except special equipment) is
- Microfinance banks will be annulled and the interest rate of
the bank will be no more than 5 percent.
- Casinos will be moved from the capital and will increase
- Monopoly conditions will be annulled;
- Modern anti-dumping legislation and free, competitive
environment will be provided.
- It will be reviewed and maximally minimized dispute on
electricity, natural gas, drinking and irrigation water.
- The Anti-Corruption Council will be established and from the
1990s, starting from deposits, all misappropriated property and
seized Tetri will be investigated and returned by the court.
- The fund to return the illegally misappropriated property to
the state will be created.
Army, Police, Court
- There will be provided an independent court, police and
prosecutor's office free from the political interference.
- There will be held reform in law enforcement structures and
- Judges of lower instances will elect people, and foreign judges
will be invited to the upper institution.
- The army and the police will be proud and appreciated service.
There will be ensured their social-economic conditions and their
- Defending the homeland is a sacred duty of all citizens of
Georgia. Accordingly, the service will be mandatory in the
- Construction of large hydroelectric power stations and atomic
stations will be prohibited at the legislative level.
- In case of necessity, small hydroelectric power station will be
built only with the consent of the population of the region and
only by European standards.
- The extraction and recycling of minerals will be made only in
accordance with the European legislation; the deposits will be
returned to the state and only it will have the right to obtain it.
Part of the income received from these activities will be used for
local population and environmental measures.
- The control over fuel and the technical inspection of
auto-transport legislation will be compliant with European
standards. To satisfy these requirements, the budgetary
co-financing supporting for the population will be worked out.
- Cutting off, for the purpose of obtaining timber material will
- There will be prohibited export of inventory of timber
plantations of forests and urban green areas.
- The area of protected areas will be doubled.
- Implementation of a full-scale state program to support
replacement of firewood with other fuel.
- The fight against green pests will be produced by safe
effective state programs (including biological).
- There will be ceased land sales to foreigners.
- All resources will be used to open the Russian market for
Georgian fruit and products.
- The state will purchase products from the peasant.
- During the natural disaster, the farmers will be compensated by
special funds of the president, government and mayors.
Youth and Demography
- Youth Council will be created at the President's Office; such
councils will be created at regional and municipal levels aimed at:
active involvement of youth in civic processes, getting of informal
education, organizing activities for sports and cognitive, as well
as arts and culture development;
- Special programs for youth employment will be activated for
both long-term and seasonal employment.
- Special attention will be paid to healthy lifestyle and
anti-drug information campaigns.
- In order to improve the demographic situation, at the birth of
each child, in the mountainous regions will be issued 500, a valley
– 300 GEL.
Healthy Lifestyle and Drug
- In all cities and villages, entertainment clubs, free sports
complexes and swimming pools will be opened.
- Drug-production-realization will be severely damaged.