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Government of Abkhazia

This article is about the government of the partially recognised state. For the Georgian government in exile, see Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia.

See also:

The Government of the Republic of Abkhazia governs the partially recognised Republic of Abkhazia.

Executive branch

The Republic of Abkhazia is headed by the President (the incumbent is Alexander Ankvab), who is supported by a Vice President (Mikhail Logua). They are served by a cabinet of ministers, which is headed by current prime minister Leonid Lakerbaia.

Current cabinet

Office Incumbent Since
Prime Minister Leonid Lakerbaia 27 September 2011
First Vice Premier Indira Awardan 10 October 2011
Vice Premier Alexander Stranichkin 10 October 2011
Vice Premier Vladimir Delba 10 October 2011
Chief of the Cabinet Staff Marina Ladaria 20 October 2011
Minister of Defence Mirab Kishmaria 10 May 2007
Minister of Finance Vladimir Delba 10 October 2011
Minister for Foreign Affairs Viacheslav Chirikba 11 October 2011
Minister of Internal Affairs Otar Khetsia 20 October 2011
Minister of Justice Yekaterina Onishchenko 31 October 2011
Minister of Economy David Iradyan 27 October 2011
Minister for Taxes and Fees Rauf Tsimtsba 4 April 2011
Minister of Agriculture Beslan Jopua 18 October 2011
Minister of Labour and Social Security Olga Koltukova 2 March 2005
Minister of Health Zurab Marshan 25 February 2005
Minister of Education Daur Nachkebia 20 October 2011
Minister of Culture Badr Gunba 13 October 2011
Chairman of the State Customs Committee Said Tarkil 2 March 2010
Chairman of the State Committee for Management of State Property and Privatization Konstantin Katsia 3 April 2007
Chairman of the State Committee for Resorts and Tourism Tengiz Lakerbaia 24 February 2005
Chairman of the State Committee on Youth and Sport Shazina Avidzba 28 October 2011
Chairman of the State Committee for Repatriation Zurab Adleiba 9 September 2010
Chairman of the State Committee for Ecology and Nature Roman Dbar 7 April 2010

Legislative branch

The People's Assembly is the parliament of the Republic of Abkhazia.

Judicial branch

The Military Procuracy and Military Court were founded in March 1993. On 11 July 1993, the Military Court was turned into the Military Tribunal, but it was changed back on 1 July 1998.[1]

The Prosecutor's Office was founded on 15 April 1994. The first Prosecutor General was Anri Jergenia. After Jergenia became Prime Minister in 2001, he was succeeded by Rauf Korua, who was in turn replaced by Zaur Bartsits following the election of Sergei Bagapsh as President in 2005. In February 2007, the current Prosecutor General was appointed, Saferbei Mikanba.[2]

See also


  • (English)/(Russian)/(Abkhaz)(Turkish)/ President of the Republic of Abkhazia. Official site
  • (English)/(Russian)/(Turkish) Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Abkhazia. Official Site

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