Aslan Bzhania, The President-Elect Of Abkhazia, Will Take Office On April 23
There will be no foreign guests at the inauguration ceremony due to the coronavirus situation.
The elected President of Abkhazia Aslan Bzhania, who won the election on March 22, will take office on April 23. due to the situation with coronavirus, there will be no foreign guests at the inauguration ceremony. This was reported to TASS in the administration of the President of Abkhazia.
"The presidential inauguration will take place on April 23 in the Assembly hall of the presidential administration in a narrow format-without foreign guests-in connection with the quarantine against the background of the coronavirus pandemic. It will be attended by members of Parliament, judges of the constitutional court, representatives of the Central election Commission of Abkhazia, " the representative of the administration said. According to him, the ceremony will take place no more than one hour, and the live broadcast will be broadcast on Abkhazian state television.
In the March 22 election, Bzhania won 56.5% of the vote.
In accordance with the law "on the President of the Republic of Abkhazia", when taking office, the elected President takes an oath in the Parliament in the presence of members of the constitutional court on the text of the Constitution. After you hear the national anthem, it is the official transfer of the attributes of presidential power - print with the state emblem of the Republic and the inscription "the President of the Republic of Abkhazia", as well as a presidential standard and other attributes of presidential power.