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Daily Archives: September 1, 2016

Liberty Bank Joins Breast Cancer Treatment and Prevention Campaign

Liberty Bank Joins Breast Cancer Treatment and Prevention Campaign

Mr. Sergio Osadich, director of Avon Cosmetics Georgia, and Liberty Bank director general Mr. Aleksi Khoroshvili have concluded memorandum on cooperation. Under the memorandum, Liberty Bank will join Avon’s campaign that calls for updating the population on breast cancer treatment and prevention measures. In addition, Avon company will provide free …

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EU-Eastern Partnership Single Economic Zone on Horizon?

EU-Eastern Partnership Single Economic Zone on Horizon?

Foreign ministers of member states of the EU and the Eastern Partnership program are expected to discuss the prospects of creating a single economic space during an informal meeting September 3, 2016 in Bratislava, Slovakia, the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine told Trend. Earlier, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said that …

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US Accuses EU of Grabbing Tax Revenues with Apple Decision

The United States has accused the European Union of grabbing revenue intended for U.S. coffers when it ordered Apple Inc (AAPL.O) to pay up to $14.5 billion in back taxes, a decision that could cause friction at an international summit in China next week, Reuters reported. The EU executive this …

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Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan, Georgia Linked by Projects in Transport, Energy Fields

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev received Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili Aug. 31. “You have quite frequently been visiting Azerbaijan. Now you are visiting as a Prime Minister. I am very glad,” said the president. Ilham Aliyev expressed confidence that this visit will promote the strengthening of relations in the future. …

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Azerbaijan and Georgia Discussed South Gas Corridor and Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway

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Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade have discussed joint transport and energy projects of these two countries in Baku. Governmental press services of Georgia and Azerbaijan inform that Prime Ministers noted the positive cooperation dynamic between countries in political, economic and humanitarian spheres. …

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PASHA Bank Sponsors Oikos Summer School

PASHA Bank co-funds oikos Summer School which will take place at Tbilisi State University through 1-5 September. oikos is an international student-driven organization for sustainability in economics and management founded in Switzerland in 1987. The major topic of discussion will be “The Education for a Better World”. Among the attendees …

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Georgia Ranks 40th Among The World’s Happiest Countries

Georgia is listed 40th out of 140 The World’s happiest (and least happiest) countries. According to index, GEORGIA achieves a Happy Planet Index Score of  31.1  and ranks 40th of all the countries analysed. The annual Happy Planet Index, released earlier this summer, ranked 140 countries according to “what matters most – sustainable wellbeing for all”. …

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Asian Development Bank Allocates $100 million in Georgia

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Agreement between Georgia and Asian Development Bank (ADB) Improving Domestic Resource Mobilization for Inclusive Growth Program (Subprogram 3) has been signed. Georgia’s finance Minister Nodar Khaduri and ADBCountry Director Yesim Elhan-Kayalar signed the document. In the frames of the program ADB will allocate 100 million USD dollars. According to the Minister of Finance, …

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