POLITICALLY MOTIVATED DISMISSAL FROM WORK
According to Neli Kareli, head of Tkibuli Municipality Health and Social Care Service, on 5 August, Tkibuli Mayor Temur Chubinidze summoned her to his office and asked if she had joined Giorgi Gakharia’s party. Nelly Kareli replied that she had not gone anywhere yet, although she had previously expressed the opinion to the mayor that she did not like the statements of the ruling team regarding Gakharia. The mayor also told her that the party (meaning "Georgian Dream") had ordered him to fire Neli. Neli refused to write a letter of resignation.
Tkibuli Municipality Mayor Temur Chubinidze confirmed the fact of meeting with Neli Kareli to ISFED observer. However, he emphasized that he hadnot asked Neli to write a resignation letter. At the same time, the mayor positively assessed the activities of the Health and Social Protection Service and directly Neli Kareli.