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Government is Considering Development of Batumi Airport with TAV

Government is Considering Development of Batumi Airport with TAV

The government wants to expand Batumi Airport for uninterrupted services of increased passenger flow. The First Vice-Prime Minister confirmed negotiations with the airport manager TAV Holding. “Last year was very profitable for Batumi International Airport. At this stage, the Government works with the Operator Company on the short and long …

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Government should Leave Fiscal Space for Major Infrastructural Projects

“Government strategy for the state budget calls for cutting the accrued expenses to leave fiscal space for major infrastructural projects”,  Francois Painchaud, IMF Resident Representative in Georgia, told the BM.GE. Salaries constitute one of the key components of the accrued expenses. “In 2017 the Government managed to cut expenses. Government …

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Innovative Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis Discussed at Scientific Conference

Innovative medicine Ocrevus (Ocrelizumab) enters Georgia’s pharmaceutical market. It is the first and only therapy approved for both primary progressive and relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis. . The innovative treatment of the disease was discussed at a scientific conference held under the auspices of company Roche Georgia. The conference was …

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E-Waste Management Brings Georgia Closer to Responsible Consumption and Production

Over 70 representatives of Georgian Government, business associations, chambers and companies, civil society and international organizations, discussed e-waste management and Extended Producers’ Responsibility (EPR) described in the new Waste Management Code of Georgia, which comes into force in December 2019. The workshop was organised by the non-governmental organization “Georgia’s Environmental …

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New Party for the Animal kicks off today in Belgium

The political party ‘DierAnimal’ was launched in Belgium today. This Belgian sister party of the Dutch Party for the Animals is the eleventh political party in the European Union that focuses its attention on the planet and animals.  The bilingual political party DierAnimal aims to secure animal rights in the …

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Georgia to Open 34 New Hotels in 2018-2019

Ten new hotels will open in Adjara in 2018-2019, including Courtyard by Marriott, Babylon Tower, Swissotel, Le Meridien, Interstate Hotels and Resorts, Pulmann Hotels & Resort, Wellness Resort & Spa on Mtsvane Kontskh, Ramada Resorts, Metro Sky Tower, Twin Tower. As a result, 2039 new hotel suites will be introduced …

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RehabGlove is Among Top 5 Finalists At Seedstars Summit World Competition

Giorgi Tskhovrebadze

After a year of roaming the world, Seedstars Summit presented 5 finalist startups that will be attending the #SeedstarsSummit this April, among of which is Georgian startup RehobGlove. MaTontine Senegal by Bernie Akporiaye: Provides access to small loans and related financial services like micro-insurance by digitizing traditional savings circles Kargo by Alex Wicks: The …

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