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Georgia to Negotiate Visa-Free Regime with Tuvalu

Georgia to Negotiate Visa-Free Regime with Tuvalu

Georgia has launched negotiations with Tuvalu on visa-free regime introduction for holders of ordinary, diplomatic and business passports in Georgia and Tuvalu. The information was published by the Georgian Government’s website. It should be noted that starting April 1 the secessionist Authorities of invaded Abkhazia enacted the law on entrance …

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Georgian LARI Strengthens to New Highs

Georgian LARI Strengthens to New Highs

On June 1 the official exchange rate of the Georgian national currency of LARI against USD made up 2.1418. LARI has strengthened from 2.1455 point and the growth step made up 0.0037 GEL. The Georgian national currency has strengthened in relation to EUR too. Namely, the GEL exchange rate against …

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State Budget to Finance Building New Bridge in Mtskheta

State Budget to Finance Building New Bridge in Mtskheta

A new bridge will be constructed on the Mtkvari river in Mtskheta, by order of the Roads Department. The construction project of 363 440 GEL will be financed from the state budget. The bridge fully meets architectural, aesthetic and historical requirements of the city museum and it will alleviate the …

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Swiss Gotthard rail Tunnel – an Engineering Triumph

The world’s longest – and deepest – rail tunnel opens in Switzerland on Wednesday. The Gotthard rail link has taken 20 years to build, and cost more than $12bn (£8.2bn). It will, the Swiss say, revolutionise Europe’s freight transport. The Alps are sometimes described as Europe’s natural trade barriers. From Roman …

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The Second Farmers’ Congress to be Held in Tbilisi Tomorrow

The Second Farmers’ Congress to be Held in Tbilisi Tomorrow

Tbilisi will host Farmers’ Congress. Oxfam in Georgia and Biological Farming Association “Elkana” holds Georgian Farmers’ Congress. 150 farmers throughout Georgia will have an opportunity to meet with the government representatives at the Congress and discuss challenges in agriculture. The second Farmers’ Congress of Georgia will be held on 2nd of …

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EU Facilitates Tea Plantation Rehabilitation

EU Facilitates Tea Plantation Rehabilitation

Georgian tea producers, representatives of state institutions, tea cooperatives and tea plantation rehabilitation companies will meet in the country’s capital Tbilisi on 3 June to discuss the state program on tea plantation rehabilitation, called “Georgian Tea”. The event is organized as part of the activities conducted by the partners of …

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Automatic Station to Mesure Air Pollution in Batumi

Automatic Station to Mesure Air Pollution in Batumi

Automatic station for air pollution detection has been installed in Batumi. According to the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, the automatic station will measure pollutant substances and concentration of nitric and sulfur and carbonic oxide dust in continuous regime. The station will also detect dust particles of various diameters …

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Georgia Wins Gold and Silver Medals at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2016

Georgia Wins Gold and Silver Medals at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2016

The results of the 2016 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles have been released. This year, the competition resumed its tour of Europe’s leading wine regions, travelling to the Bulgarian town of Plovdiv. Georgian companies have been represented quite successfully at this leading wine contest, which has the motto “United Nations of Fine …

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