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SOCAR Continues to Implement Projects in Georgia

Despite the crisis, Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR intends to continue all projects implemented in Georgia – the CEO of the company Rovnag Abdullayev said during a meeting with Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili. According to him, the company’s activity in Georgia has been praised by the country’s leadership. “Despite …

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Shaloshvili Cellar Plans to Expand Export

Markets Shaloshvili Cellar financed within the framework of the preferential agro-credit program plans to expand into foreign markets. According to the company’s Director Aleksi Shaloshvili, recently pilot batch of products has been sent to Russia, the talks are also underway with the Kazakh side. According to him, the company plans …

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American Restaurant Sells 10,000 Khachapuris

Georgian cuisine has had a very successful year in the Western media, making tabloid stories in such publications as the Washington Post, New York Times and Huffington Post. This week a Washington D.C.-based restaurant boasts of hitting a milestone with selling 10,000 orders of Khachapuri, local restaurant cataloging website D.C. Eater …

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Construction to Begin on Two New Sections of the Speed Highway

Construction to Begin on Two New Sections of the Speed Highway

This year the Roads Department is going to start construction on two new sections of the high road in the current year. This year a fairly large section of the road is also scheduled to open. According to the Department’s head Vazha Panchulidze, as soon as a 18-kilometer section is …

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New Companies to Enter the Georgian Market in June

New companies will enter the Georgian market in June. The Georgian side has carried out direct talks with Ryanair, Easyjet and Airberlin. It became known at the biggest airline and airport networking route development forum in Europe Routes Europe 2015 where Georgia Airports Association (GAA) was represented with its own …

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10 Most Beautiful Lakes in Georgia

10 Most Beautiful Lakes in Georgia

Qoruldi Lakes Svaneti. On a high mountain plateau 3 small lakes slumber under the calm watch of surrounding snowy peaks. Photo credit: OutdoorUkraine This plateau is situated right above Mestia, the main town of Svaneti region. Reachable for 4×4 cars. Water is cold and murky, so swimming is not a …

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Jean-Elie Malkin: Health is a Human Right

Jean-Elie Malkin: Health is a human right

Georgian Government Signs Cooperation Agreement to Better Georgia’s Health Care System. In a move that recognized the Government’s desire to make much-needed improvements to the country’s healthcare system, on April 6 the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia signed a cooperation agreement with consulting organization Global Alliance …

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Government of Georgia Finances 119 Enterprises

The Government of Georgia is financing 119 enterprisesinvolved in Georgia’s agricultural sector, announced Minister of Agriculture Otar Danelia at today’s Governmental meeting. Danelia said a media tour had been arranged for interested journalists to visit all the enterprises in all regions of Georgia which were being financed by the Government. The …

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Georgia Separates Drug Denalties for Users and Dealers

Changes are likely ahead for the country’s drug laws, affecting those who are caught purchasing, possessing and selling drugs. Today, Georgia’s Deputy Justice Minister Aleksandre Baramidze said an amendment to the Criminal Code of Georgia outlined separation of criminal liability for people who purchase/possess drugs and those who sell drugs. He …

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Tbilisi Condemns New Execution Video Released by ISIS

Georgia has strongly criticised a new video released by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) allegedly showing the execution of about 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya. The country’s Foreign Ministry released a statement that noted it was extremely concerned about the content of the video and said any …

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