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Monthly Archives: September 2018

ADB and Anaklia Consortium Sign MOU to Develop Port in Georgia

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore the development of the Anaklia Deep Sea Port and Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Georgia. Strategically located between Europe and Asia, the Anaklia project is expected to be the driver for an integrated regional development program worth …

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Georgian Business Ombudsman Introduces Its Representative in Adjara Region

Tornike Rizhvadze, head of Adjara Government, and Business Ombudsman of Georgia Irakli Lekvinadze met with about 200 representatives of private sector of Adjara Region and officially introduced the Business Ombudsman’s representatives in Adjara Region. Tariel Giorgadze has been appointed as a representative of Georgian Business Ombudsman in Adjara Region. Tariel …

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Summarizing a Three-year Initiative to Promote Open and Secure Borders Between Azerbaijan and Georgia

The governments of Azerbaijan and Georgia, together with the European Union (EU) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), summarized their joint project at the Red Bridge Border Crossing Point. The project assisted both countries to raise standards of sanitary, veterinary and phytosanitary border control, improve border management infrastructure and equipment, …

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Innovate in AgroTourism- Students Finding Solutions

Impact Hub Tbilisi, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Netherlands in Georgia is organizing a 12-hour challenge, which will take place in Fabrika on 28th of September. The intensive idea marathon, involving students with different backgrounds, aims to support start-ups active in the field of agro tourism and find innovative solutions …

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Georgia Named among 12 Best Countries for Starting Business

The Reboot Digital Agency has named 12 best countries for starting a business, including Georgia ranks fourth. The agency has used the World Bank’s Doing Business indicators, as well as indicators reflecting the minimum capital for starting business and the time for registering a new business. Georgia’s rating point is …

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Baku-Tbilisi-Karsi Route to Drive Cargo Turnover Growth in Georgia

As part of ARGUS Caspian and Black Sea Transport Corridor 2018 Forum the agency analyst talks about Georgia’s transit potential with BM.GE. Key interest is related to dry cargo transportation from Asia to Europe via BTK railroad, he said. Krishtalov noted that the Caspian-Black Sea transport corridor is especially interesting …

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Rehabilitation of Leo Pilpani’s Folklore Theater is Underway in Mestia

The rehabilitation of Leo Pilpani’s  Folklore Theater is underway in the town of Mestia. The project is funded by the World Bank with 4.7 million GEL and is implemented by Municipal Development Fund. The project envisages rehabilitation of the existing building. Also, arrangement of summer amphitheater and open parking, maintenance …

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