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Prime Minister of Georgia
Greater coat of arms of Georgia.svg
Გიორგი გახარია.jpg
Incumbent
Giorgi Gakharia

since 8 September 2019
Appointer Giorgi Margvelashvili,
as President of Georgia
Inaugural holder Bessarion Gugushvili
Formation 23 August 1991

The Prime Minister of Georgia is the most senior minister within the Cabinet of Georgia, appointed by the President of Georgia.

The official title of the Head of the Government of Georgia has changed over time, however, the duties and functions of the leader have changed but a little. The first Prime Minister of Georgia was Noe Ramishvili, the incumbent being Giorgi Gakharia. Georgia has had 40 Prime Ministers since 1918.

List of Prime Ministers (since 1995)

Georgia (1995–present)

State Ministers
No. Name
(Born–Died)
Picture Took Office Left Office Party
1 Niko Lekishvili
(1947–)
No image.png 8 December 1995 26 July 1998 Union of Citizens of Georgia
2 Vazha Lortkipanidze
(1949–)
No image.png 31 July 1998 11 May 2000 Union of Citizens of Georgia
3 Giorgi Arsenishvili
(1942–2010)
No image.png 11 May 2000 21 December 2001 Union of Citizens of Georgia
4 Avtandil Jorbenadze
(1951–)
No image.png 21 December 2001 27 November 2003 Union of Citizens of Georgia
5 Zurab Zhvania
(1963–2005)
Surab Schwania.jpg 27 November 2003 17 February 2004 United National Movement
Prime Ministers
No. Name
(Born–Died)
Picture Took Office Left Office Party
4 Zurab Zhvania
(1963–2005)
Surab Schwania.jpg 17 February 2004 3 February 2005 United National Movement
Mikheil Saakashvili
(1967–)
(acting)
President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili in Tbilisi, March 22, 2008.jpg 3 February 2005 17 February 2005 United National Movement
5 Zurab Noghaideli
(1964–)
Zurab Nogaideli.jpg 17 February 2005 16 November 2007 United National Movement
Giorgi Baramidze
(1968–)
(acting)
Giorgi baramidze.jpg 16 November 2007 22 November 2007 United National Movement
6 Lado Gurgenidze
(1970–)
Lado Gurgenidze (August 25, 2008).jpg 22 November 2007 1 November 2008 Independent
7 Grigol Mgaloblishvili
(1973–)
Grigol Mgaloblishvili (November 20, 2008) (A).jpg 1 November 2008 6 February 2009 Independent
8 Nika Gilauri
(1975–)
Nika Gilauri (Thailand, 21 April 2010).jpg 6 February 2009 4 July 2012 Independent
9 Vano Merabishvili
(1968–)
Ivane Merabishvili.jpg 4 July 2012 25 October 2012 United National Movement
10 Bidzina Ivanishvili
(1956–)
Bidzina Ivanishvili 2013-07-19.jpg 25 October 2012 20 November 2013 Georgian Dream
11 Irakli Garibashvili
(1982–)
Irakli Garibashvili 2013. 2 (cropped).jpg 20 November 2013 30 December 2015 Georgian Dream
12 Giorgi Kvirikashvili
(1967–)
Giorgi kvirikashvili.jpg 30 December 2015 13 June 2018 Georgian Dream
13 Mamuka Bakhtadze
(1982–)
Mamuka Bakhtadze MSC 2019 (cropped).jpg 20 June 2018 2 September 2019 Georgian Dream
14 Giorgi Gakharia
(1975–)
Giorgi Gakharia (cropped).jpg 8 September 2019 Incumbent Georgian Dream
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