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Daily Archives: August 23, 2018

Georgian State Electrosystem and KfW Sign Grant Agreement

Sulkhan Zumburidze, head of the board of managers of Georgian State Electrosystem (GSE) and Olaf Simelka, director of the Caucasus representation of Reconstruction Credit Institute of Germany (KfW), have signed a grant agreement. The grant amount is 460 000 EUR that the Government of Germany has approved as part of …

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Georgian Silk Conferred Status of Intangible Cultural Heritage Monument

Georgian National Agency of Cultural Heritage Protection has conferred the status of an intangible cultural heritage monument to Georgian silk. Representatives of the agriculture research center and Silk Museum Foundation examined the materials and handed them over to the National Agency for Cultural Heritage Protection. According to the archive materials, …

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ART UP Gallery – Streets as a New Platform for Artists

Street is a powerful platform for reaching the public. Art Up Gallery founders know that public space allows artists to reach much broader audience than traditional galleries normally allow. Founder of the project Levan Geliashvili Eredeli discussed about supporting digital art and artists in Georgia with CBW: Please tell us …

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Expected Changes for Georgian Business if Turkey Starts Trading in Lira

Turkey ranks third among Georgia’s top exports markets, but it is leader in imports markets. According to Geostat, national statistics service of Georgia, Georgia’s exports in January-July made up 172 609.8 thousand USD, while imports from Turkey in the reporting period amounted to 829 158.4 thousand USD. This statistics proves …

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Turkey is the Most Popular Destination For Georgian Travelers

According to the survey conducted in Tbilisi in June, 2018, every third resident of Tbilisi (33%) has travelled abroad at least once. 27% of Tbilisi residents travelled abroad for personal reasons and 11% for business trips. The most popular destinations are Turkey (47%), Russia (36%), Germany (34%), Azerbaijan (23%), and …

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Solar Panels and Power To Supply to Over 100 Villages in Georgia

Solar panels and power supply to over 100 villages are considered by the Government of Georgia for joint funding with the United States Agency of International Development (USAID). Overall, 400 households will get power supply, who previously did not benefit of utility services. As noted by the Prime Minister of …

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Internatization Program Starts in Pshav-Khevsureti and Gudamakari Valleys

With the initiative of the Government of Georgia, internet access will be provided in Pshav-Khevsureti and Gudamakari Valleys of the country, while para-medics will render healthcare services in high terrain regions and over 100 villages, currently kept without light, will get power supply in households. This decision has been made …

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Processing of Grapes Damaged by Hail is Carried Out Smoothly

As a result of the disaster in Akhmeta and Telavi municipality on August 18, 500 hectares of vineyards were damaged. Due to the current situation,  in Telavi vintage 2018 coordination HQ  activities were planned operatively to take care of the farmers whose   harvest was damaged and had no vineyards insured. …

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Georgian Airways Names Most Popular Destinations from Tbilisi

Georgian airline Georgian Airways names the most demanding destinations from Tbilisi. As for Aviaews, Moscow and Tel Aviv are the most popular flights. Top 5 is as follows:  Moscow Tel Aviv Paris Amsterdam Kiev Airline Georgian Airways operates on the market since September 1993. Initially, the airline operated charter flights …

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Georgian Capital Plans to Invest 140 million in Private Schools

Georgian capital is building a private school near Tbilisi. For this purpose, the group purchased land in June and invested 6 million GEL in the place. Georgian capital plans to invest 140 million GEL in education till 2025 and is awaiting 30,000 pupils in its schools at this time. “We …

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Georgia’s Guram Kashia Wins the First UEFA #EQUALGAME Award

UEFA have chosen to give the inaugural #EqualGame award to Georgian national team player Guram Kashia. The award aims to recognise a player who has acted as a role model in promoting diversity, inclusion and accessibility in European football and it will be presented at the UEFA Champions League group …

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Little Miss Happiness – Story of a Professional Lifter

That was back in 2016. Mariam Sariev found her best friend. The one who walks in and the whole world walks out. And the little girl from Georgia will never regret that day. The day she became a lifter. In 2016, Mariam was a volunteer during the IWF European Championships …

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