Abkhazia’s parliament authorizes PM Bganba to act as president
17:00, Monday, 13 January, 2020
Abkhazia’s parliament has authorized Prime Minister Valery Bganba to act as president following Raul Khajimba’s resignation from the post, a TASS correspondent reported on Monday.
The decision was taken unanimously by all the 34 lawmakers present at the session.
Earlier, Abkhazia’s parliament voted to accept President Raul Khajimba’s resignation. "To accept resignation of President of Republic of Abkhazia Raul Khajimba. To authorize Prime Minister Valery Bganba to act as president till the elections of the Abkhazian president. This order enters into force on the day of its approval," the document supported by Abkhaz lawmakers says.