On December 27, Zaza Khatiashvili officially handed over the chair of the Bar Association David Asatiani, followed by the statements made before the media.
The Chairman David Asatiani claimed: “We will take the Bar Association and the entire corps of lawyers in the new qualitative stage in term of the knowledge and standards of Ethics. We think, as result of these reforms, we will receive the bar association able to play a crucial role in the strengthening of Justice System”.
Mr. Zaza Khatiashvili briefly reviewed his presidential period and noted “I am very proud of having being the chairman of GBA during 8 years. When I started carrying out my authority, Georgian Bar Association had many debts and as of today, GBA has the office in its ownership, which I have bought during my presidency”.