Valery Meladze was asked to grant him Georgian citizenship, write media
MOSCOW, 20 Aug — RIA Novosti. Singer Valery Meladze has applied to the Ministry of justice of Georgia with the request to grant him citizenship of the country, reported the news Agency GHN.
As writes the edition, on 18-19 August, the actor was in Batumi, where he performed at concerts in honor of actor and singer Vakhtang Kikabidze.
Meladze was born in Batumi, but at the moment she lives in Moscow.
Since mid-August in Georgia, there are amendments to the law “On citizenship”. They provide an opportunity to obtain citizenship to those who lost it by becoming a citizen of another country. In order to re-gain the Georgian passport, natives of the land have until 31 December 2020 to apply to the current at the Ministry of justice of the country, the Agency for the development of public services.
The candidate must meet certain criteria, including knowledge of the Georgian language. Obtaining Georgian citizenship is not accompanied by the deprivation of citizenship of another country.