Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili issued Tuesday a decree to form a new body of staff for the Pardon Commission.
The Commission will again be headed by Elena Tevdoradze.
Presidential adviser Mubariz Karayev of Azerbaijani origin, also became a member of the commission.
The committee also includes: playwright Lasha Bugadze, presidential adviser Nino Kalandadze Van Bayburt, senior adviser to President Georgi Godabrelidze, philologist, Professor Zurab Kiknadze, chief editor of 4 Hours newspaper Mamuka Pachuashvili, writer Givi Shahnazar, Parliamentary Secretary to President Dmitri Dzagnidze, acting head of the Presidential Administration service for relations with Parliament Kakhaber Andjaparidze and Metropolitan Theodore.
The new staff does not include ministers and MPs as opposed to the previous composition. /AzerTAc/