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Georgia Welcomes More Than 300 000 Visitor in January 2016


Georgia’s name as a desirable holiday destination is growing, and the latest figures prove it. More people are visiting Georgian during their holiday breaks. The Ministry of Internal Affairs released data that showed 323,159 visitors came to Georgia in January 2016. This was 4.4 percent more compared to the same month …

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Tbilisi Hosts Workshop “Newest Methods of Prenatal Diagnostics of Rare and Other Genetic Diseases”


Tbilisi State Medical University Academic Board’s conference hall will host a lecture-workshop: “Newest Methods of Prenatal Diagnostics of Rare and Other Genetic Diseases”. The lecture-workshop is organized by the Georgian Foundation of Genetic and Rare Diseases. The event promotion is ensured by LLC Genetic Laboratories and Natera company. Shipra Crinshpun …

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Barack Obama: Georgia has Made a Great Strides Towards Euro-Atlantic Integration


U.S. President Barack Obama congratulated Giorgi Kvirikashvili on his confirmation as Prime Minister. He assured Giorgi Kvirikashvili that the United States will continue to support Georgia’s trajectory towards Euro-Atlantic integration and expressed readiness to cooperate with Prime Minister. “Georgia remains a valued partner in promoting our top global priorities, serving …

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World Experts Discuss Georgia’s Democratic and Economic Development

Giorgi Kvirikashvili

European and Euro-Atlantic aspirations of Georgia, key areas of EU-Georgia partnership and economic development of Georgia are the main discussion topics of international Forum “The Prospects of Georgia’s Democratic and Economic Development”. Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili opened the Forum. The Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia – …

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Georgia Releases its Brand New Banknotes

Georgian money banknotes

On February 1 the National Bank of Georgia put new banknotes 20 and 50 GEL into turnover. The 100 GEL banknotes will appear in the turnover later and the NBG will preliminary inform the society. The well-known themes from the previous banknotes have been maintained on the new banknotes too. …

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SOCAR to Increase Gas Supply to Georgia in Winter Season

SOCAR to Increase Gas Supply to Georgia in Winter Season

Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR has reached an agreement with the South Caucasus Pipeline and Shah Deniz consortiums to increase gas supply to Georgia in winter seasons. SOCAR said it conducted talks based on an appeal from Georgia on assistance in optimizing gas supply from Azerbaijan. As a result of the …

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Tangerines Named As The Best European Film

Estonian Film Biz Rides Post-Oscar Bump

Academy award and Golden Globe nominee, Tangerines was named as the best European film by one of the most prestigious Spanish film awards Gaudi Awards. The annual Gaudi Awards selected the Estonian-Georgian movie from four cinema projects from Europe. Prestigious ceremony which was held in Barcelona city  also awarded films in 22 other …

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