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Top 10 Georgian Dishes for Gourmand Vegans

1. Lobio and marinades Beans? Yeap, beans, but with onion, garlic, herbs, and local seasonings and this is delicious! The best Lobio is served in a clay pot. Consider ordering some marinades with it. Among cabbage, cucumber, tomato, pepper, and other more or less familiar vegetable marinades, you can find …

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Top 10 Wine Destinations in Tbilisi

Top 10 Wine Destinations in Tbilisi

1. Vino Underground – wine bar Ghvino Underground is a first organic wine bar in Georgia, which was founded by 7 vignerons. Here you can find the widest range of local  as well as imported natural wines  Together with the wines, Ghvino Underground also offers spirits, such as Gin, Absinth, …

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NATO Summit 2016: Keeping Georgia on the Membership Track

NATO Summit 2016: Keeping Georgia on the Membership Track

The early July NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland, offers an opportunity for the alliance to thank Georgia for its contribution in Afghanistan, congratulate Georgia on its military reforms, and lay the groundwork for deeper cooperation paving the way to eventual membership. The U.S. should continue to support Georgia’s NATO aspirations …

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EBRD Plans to Finance Beer Plant Project of Teliani Valley

EBRD Plans to Finance Beer Plant Project of Teliani Valley

Teliani Valley plans to gain funding from EBRD for construction of beer plant. The financing will consist of a senior (A/B) and a parallel loan in aggregate amount of up to €18.5 million in the total project of 37 million. The credit consist of  3 parts: A Loan for the EBRD’s …

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Tbilisi is the Leader by the Internal Visits

Tbilisi is the Leader by the Internal Visits

According to the statistics, totally 989.8 thousand internal visits have been fixed in Q1 of this year, which is increased by 2% q-o-q, while 2,5% y-o-y. Most of the visits – 25.3% accounts for Tbilisi (total visits – 250 thousand, decline through a year – 4%). Then comes Imereti – 22%-share …

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Money Transfers to Georgia Declined by 4.8 million GEL in May

Money Transfers to Georgia Declined by 4.8 million GEL in May

In May 2016, the volume of money transfers from abroad constituted 92.9 million USD (203.1 million GEL), which is 4.9 percent (4.8 million USD) less than the amount in May 2015. 89.4 percent of the total money transfers from abroad came from 11 largest donor countries, with the volume of …

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PPP Model Ensures Social and Economic Development

PPP Model Ensures Social and Economic Development

Elene Nizharadze PPP Center A major part of the developed countries make focus on the Public to Private Partnership (PPP) model, following results of the successfully implemented PPP projects worldwide (improved social and economic conditions). With special accents on strategic infrastructure and social services, the PPP model is to create and …

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Georgia – A Secret Gem of Europe, Highly Attractive For Travelers

Georgia – A Secret Gem of Europe, Highly Attractive For Travelers

Ski Resorts Lack for Cloakrooms, Rivers and Gorges Look like Trash Dumps Hot tourism season will open in Georgia soon. Several days ago Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili also overviewed this issue and noted that the tourism sector’s ratio in GDP had increased, according to the 2015 indicators. Anyway, the …

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Bidzina Ivanishvili to Finance University Town Construction in Kutaisi

Bidzina Ivanishvili to Finance University Town Construction in Kutaisi

At his meeting with print and online media representatives, Mr. Bidzina Ivanishvili, a Georgian billionaire and ex prime minister of the country, noted that he has given consent on financing a university town construction in Kutaisi. Georgia should establish tradition of keeping university towns at suburbs, Georgia’s former prime minister …

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