Ltd ,,Tbilisi Minibus'' does not confirm GEL 100 Fine for Radio Tuning
Turning off radio signal in minibuses was a business decision and has nothing to do with politics, declared Gigla Jabishvili, "Tbilisi Minibus" company manager. Despite spread information, there are no GEL 100 fines for drivers that tune radio in minibuses, underlined Mr. Jabishvili and added that disconnection of radio stations does not breach citizens' constitutional right of receiving information.
"Our main aim is provide transportation but not listening to radio. "Tbilisi Minibus" decided that monitors with advertisements would be much more business effective for the company than radio. This decision neither breaches any of our obligation, nor violates anybody's rights," said company manager.
Besides, Gigla Jabishvili declared that every cell phone has radio stations and in case of interest, passengers will listen to radio with headphones.At today's briefing, Tbilisi City Assembly oppositionist Vice-Chairman, Christian-Democrat Jaba Samushia called Ltd "Tbilisi Minibus"'s recent decision an ant constitutional one and said that in case of tuning radio by their own will, drivers will be charged GEL 100.