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Construction of Approach Road to Gergeti Trinity Church Completed

Construction of the 5.6 km road leading to Gergeti Trinity Church in Stepantsminda, Kazbegi Municipality has been finished. New concrete road was laid, sewage pipelines, road support walls, parking zones were arranged as part of the project, Traffic signs were also installed and horizontal marking works were also fulfilled. The …

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35 Million EUR for Engurhesi Rehabilitation – Works Start in 2019

The processes related to tender for the hydropower plant project Engurhesi rehabilitation will have to be completed by the end of April 2019 – Engurhesi Director Levan Mebonia told Bm.ge The Engurhesi rehabilitation project is financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). EBRD already allocated 28 million …

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Tbilisi International Film Festival Prometheus Begins

Tbilisi 19th International Film Festival will be opened on December 3 by Nino Zhvania’s film “Parade” and will last till 9th December. Festival partner is TBC status. თhe debut works of international film participants will compete for the main prize of the festival. One of the 10 full-length feature films …

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MyWay Airlines Suspends Flights – What passengers Should Expect

MyWay Airlines has decided to suspend flights, the company commercial director Igor Aptsiauri told BM.GE. The company will cease flights to all directions, excluding Tel Aviv, because in winter period passenger turnover falls and political situation has worsened in Ukraine, he said. «We have only one big airplane and we …

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Seven Georgian Companies Victorious at International Real Estate Awards

Seven Georgian companies emerged victorious in eight nominations at the 2018 EE Real Estate Project Awards, which took place in Ukraine. The Alliance Group won in two categories – Multifunctional Project of the Year for the Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Batumi – Alliance Palace, and a special prize for sophisticated architecture for Alliance …

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Patients with Multiple Sclerosis Selected to Receive Treatment

Patients with multiple sclerosis, their family members and doctors, met at the Radisson Blu Iveria hotel to discuss the disease and its treatment. The event was organized within the frames of the campaign ‘Together for Each Other’ which has seen the active involvement of the state and society. The event …

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Effect by Georgian Tea: 1 GEL of State Budget Earns 0.44 GEL Investment

According to Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture, as part of tea plantations rehabilitation program – Georgian Tea, a total of 39 projects were financed from 2016 up to August 31, 2018 and spaces of 907 hectares have been rehabilitated or are being rehabilitated. In the reporting period, total investments …

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Kazakhstan Offers Investment Incentives in the Form of Return on Capital Investment up to 30%

EE Real Estate Forum & Project Awards event that gathers industry leaders and potential investors to discuss regions investment opportunities, real estate challenges and innovations. Andrey Artyushenko, Artyushenko & Partners Please give your opinion on the region’s investment attractiveness and name market segments particularly attractive to foreign investors these days.  …

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Traditional Georgian Wrestling Added to List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

Georgian Traditional Wrestling “Chidaoba” has been added to UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Chidaoba (wrestling) is an ancient form of martial art practised by a large proportion of the male population throughout all the regions, villages and communities of Georgia. Bearers of the tradition include …

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Georgia Elects Salome Zurabishvili as the First Woman President

Salome Zurabishvili has won Georgia’s presidential election, becoming the first woman to hold the office. With nearly all votes counted, the French-born ex-diplomat had 59% of the vote with rival Grigol Vashadze on 40%. Ms Zurabishvili was backed by the ruling Georgian Dream party while Mr Vashadze was a united …

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Newon Festival to Take Place in Tbilisi

For the first time this year, the Newon Festival is being held in Georgia. The aim of the event is to present Georgian musicians and their new works in modern music genres: hip-hop, indie rock, new jazz, electronic and avant-garde pop music. The festival takes place for two days. Participants …

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