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Georgian Dream Party Introduces New Prime Minister of Georgia

Georgian Dream party presented Mamuka Bakhtadze as the New Prime Minister of Georgia. Yesterday Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili announced his resignation after a series of antigovernment protests shook the capital, Tbilisi. Kvirikashvili made the announcement on June 13, citing “disagreements” with the leader of the ruling Georgian Dream party, …

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Historic Insight into Energy Efficiency Traditions in Georgian Architecture

What Georgian homes and cities looked like centuries ago? Did our ancestors consider any energy efficiency measures as they designed their homes? Did climate change have any effect on traditional Georgian architecture? The new documentary series by a renown Georgian documentarist, Toma Chagelishvili, provides a historic view of Georgia’s energy …

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Global Economy to Expand by 3.1 percent in 2018

Despite recent softening, global economic growth will remain robust at 3.1 percent in 2018 before slowing gradually over the next two years, as advanced-economy growth decelerates and the recovery in major commodity-exporting emerging market and developing economies levels off, the World Bank said on Tuesday. “If it can be sustained, …

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Georgia’s Visitor Spending Increased This Year

Expenditure has increased for visitors- shows Geostat research. According to year’s first quarter data, visitors’ expenses exceeded 120 million GEL, when it was 112 million GEL in the corresponding period last year. During the reporting period, average expenditure has been increased by 7.5 GEL and amounts 122,3 GEL. The biggest …

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Seven New Hospitality Projects in New Gudauri

Many people already know that a new, modern skiing village is being built in Gudauri, 120 km away from Tbilisi, at an altitude of 2196 m above sea level. Development firm Red-Co became interested in developing Gudauri back in 2012. Having purchased a 50 ha plot of land in the resort, the …

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Georgia’s Most Visited Protected Areas

The number of visitors to the protected areas of Georgia increased by 24% compared to the same period of the previous year and reached 195 617. 55% of visitors are Georgian, 45% – foreigner. The number of Georgian visitors has increased by 14% and the number of foreign visitors  by …

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Training Courses of Canyoning are Underway in Mukhuri

Training courses for instructors in the village of Mukhuri in Chkhorotsku municipality are underway. Courses on the River Khobistskali are being held within the framework of the new project “Growth in Georgia” by USAID. Training courses are conducted by the International Canyoning Association trainers. USAID Zrda supports the development of …

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EU Monitoring Mission Hosts two Medical Security Courses in Tbilisi

In early June, the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) Georgia hosted two courses on medical security for safety and security personnel of civilian Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) Missions. 34 participants from several EU CSDP missions took part in the courses. The course, which had been organised by the EUMM …

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Vineyards Cadastre Program Started In Gurjaani

Implementation of vineyards cadastre program started in Gurjaani municipality. Representatives of the National Wine Agency held presentation of the program in Gurjaani. The meeting was attended by representatives of local municipality and city hall, attorneys of the village  and Gurjaani Information-Consultation Center of the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture. …

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