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Ajika is Granted Status of Cultural Heritage Monument

The technology of Abkhazian and Megrelian Ajika now has a status of intangible cultural heritage. The status of the monument was given to the National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation of Ketevan Papava and Archil Zambakhidze in the framework of the “Georgian Taste Heritage”. What is known today as the …

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Healthcare and Social Direction Costs Increased by 50 Million

The budget of the capital city of 2019, ecological, healthcare and social direction expenses have increased significantly, – Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze said at today’s sitting of the municipality government. Kakha Kaladze talked about the future budget of the capital city, which was sent to Tbilisi City Assembly last week …

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Estonian Experts to Assist Georgia in Population Registration

On 26–30 November, experts from Estonia will visit Georgia to provide assistance to the country by establishing a population register. They will meet with over 20 representatives from the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat) and several line ministries and agencies of the country. The aim of this mission is …

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Businesses and Startups Offered Work space for GEL 1 by Dirsi

Development firm AS Georgia-Dirsi has a special offer for businesses and startups. As part of its corporate social responsibility, Dirsi will offer new businesses workspace for the price of GEL 1 for a period of one year.  Dirsi has allocated an area of 2000 m2 inside the largest multifunctional complex 5 km away from Freedom Square for emergency startups …

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National Bank Buys 132.5 million USD at Currency Auction YTD

NBG Reduces Its Policy Rate By 25 Basis Points To 6.75%

Starting January 2018 National Bank of Georgia (NBG) bought 132.5 million USD at currency auctions. This year the NBG purchased foreign currency 12 times, 8 times in 2017. The NBG has not sold USD over the past 2 years. In 2016, a total of 24 currency auctions were held and …

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Antivaping Hysteria Is Unhealthy

FOR NO RATIONAL REASONS, healthcare officials and antismoking crusaders are waging war against vaping, even though millions of people have found it to be the only effective way to give up smoking. Users get the pleasure of nicotine while avoiding tar and other substances in cigarettes that are truly lethal. What …

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