24 Jan, 2022

ALDE Welcomes new member parties

During the ALDE party Council in Rome, two new member parties were granted full membership.

Council delegates voted to welcome new members Strategy Aghmashenebeli (Georgia) and approved the transition of Laisvės partija (Lithuania) from an affiliate to a full member party.

Strategy Aghmashenebeli

Formed in 2016, the Georgian political party "Strategy Aghmashenebeli" is led by Giorgi Vashadze in opposition. Strategy Aghmashenebeli is the 5th largest party in Georgia by parliamentary vote, holding 4 national seats and 9 regional. 

Laisvės partija

Formed in 2019, the Lithuanian political party is in coalition government with the Homeland Union Party and the Liberal Movement party. Laisvės partija is led by Lithuanian Minister for Economy and Innovaiton Aušrinė Armonaitė, who is joined by Evelina Dobrovolska as Minister for Justice under the Šimonytė Cabinet. They hold 11 parliamentary seats and 21 regional seats. 

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