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Georgian Citizens can Get 30-day Visas at the Iranian Airports

To Invest in Georgia, Iranian Businessmen Waiting for the Lifting of International Sanctions

Iran’s media reported on Wednesday that the country has started to issue 30-day visas for tourists from 58 countries upon arrival in its airports.  The Persian-language newspaper Donya-ye Eqtesad reported that the move is in line with a plan that was approved by the government two months ago. The visas …

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Russian Shoe Brand Ekonika Shot Ad in Kazbegi

Russian Shoe Brand Ekonika Shot Ad in Kazbegi

Ekonika unveiled an advertising campaign of footwear and accessories collection for autumn-winter 2015/16, the leitmotif of which is naturalism and closeness to nature. The ad was shot in Georgia, at the foot of majestic Mount Kazbek and on the terrace of the popular hotel Rooms Hotel Kazbegi. From accessories in the …

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Business Café – Joint Project of Insource and PASHA Bank

Business Cafe

On October 21st Insource and PASHA Bank launched their joint project “Business Café” and organized its first gathering. The project aims to organize meetings of middle and top-management representatives from different companies where they will be able to discuss specific work-related subjects and share experience with each other. The first …

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China Joins Georgia’s Top Three Trade Partners in 2015

Georgian PM's visit to Dalian Economic Forum /Official page Irakli Garibashvili

The first nine months of the year has seen the value of Georgia’s exports and imports (External Merchandise Trade) experience a slight downward trend year-on-year, claims the National Statistics Office of Georgia, news agency Agenda reports. However, what’s interesting to note is that China has demonstrated an active role in …

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Turkey’s Holding Company Plans to Invest Georgia’s Textile Industry

Ahmet Calik

After investing in the country’s growing energy sector, Istanbul-based Calik Holding revealed it was interested in developing Georgia’s textile production. Calik Holding chairman Ahmet Calik met Georgia’s Prime Minister in Tbilisi today and shared his plans of future investment in Georgia. The Turkish conglomerate is already a major investor in …

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Investors Wanted for Mtkvari River $45m Hydro Power Project

Kakha Kaladze

Three Hydro Power Plants (HPPs) will be built on the Mtkvari River to increase the country’s power generation. Georgia’s Energy Ministry announced an Expression of Interest for parties interested in carrying out technical and economic feasibility studies, procurement, construction and operation of the three HPPs, located on the Mtkvari River …

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World Bank will Continue Supporting Priority Sectors in Georgia

cyril muller

The World Bank is continuing to support Georgia’s priority sectors of development, says the Vice President of the World Bank’s Europe and Central Asia region, Cyril Muller. Today the World Bank official met Georgia’s Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and spoke about the country’s progress and future goals. The sides talked …

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What’s up in Tbilisi in wintertime?

Winter Time in Tbilisi

During many years Georgia used to be famous as a place for summer vacation. Sun and the Black Sea, palm and cypress trees, wine and sunsets, and of course the mountains attracted the tourists in the warm months. However, in recent years the development of winter resorts and other tourist …

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International Documentary Film Festival Kicks off in Tbilisi

CinéDOC-Tbilisi,

The 3rd edition of CinéDOC-Tbilisi, the only International Documentary Film Festival in the Caucasus, will take place from 21 to 25 October 2015. The festival focusing on creative documentaries will screen award winning films from Europe, Israel, the USA and the Caucasus region. The festival has an international competition, the …

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US Microsoft Enters Iran’s Market

US Microsoft Enters Iran’s Market

The US-based Microsoft Company has entered Iran’s mobile phone market, Iran ’s Tasnim news agency reported Sept. 17. Pars Samtel, who presented itself as the exclusive representative of Microsoft mobile phones in Iran has opened a five-unit store at the country’s mobile marketplace in the capital city of Tehran. It was …

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