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Monthly Archives: January 2019

EU Committed to Finance The Construction of Anaklia Port

The European Union is planning to finance major infrastructure projects across the Eastern Partnership countries (EaP) the European Commission and the World Bank have co-authored a Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) Investment Action Plan that identifies priority projects across the EaP countries. The combined amount of investment projects is about €12.8 …

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Finnish School in Saguramo to Receive Pupils starting September 2019

In partnership with the Finnish leading educational consortium, Alliance Group Holding plans to open a Finnish school in Saguramo, which will receive pupils starting September 2019. Aiet Kukava, director of Alliance Group Holding told BM.Ge that the project’s investment value is 15 million EUR. The educational process will proceed in …

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Innovation and Technology Agency Appointed New Chairman

Innovation and Technology Agency of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development has a new chairman. Avtandil Kasradze was chosen as a result of the competition announced by the Ministry of Economy for the position of the head of the Agency. He started his job on January 16. Avtandil Kasradze …

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CO Leakage in Tbilisi Killed 86 people in 3 Years

In 2018, 98  poisoning and 27 deaths were reported due to CO leakage. Bm.ge requested information from “KazTransGas Tbilisi”. According to statistics provided by the company, in 2016, 125 cases of poisoning have happened and 29 people died due to CO leakage. In 2017, poisoning – 62 and 30 deaths …

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Open Letter from Philip Morris International CEO

January 16, 2019Written by André Calantzopoulos Dear Global Leadership Community, As the CEO of Philip Morris International (PMI), I’m often asked why we do not stop selling cigarettes. Perhaps this is the wrong question. The right question might be: “When will people stop buying cigarettes?” Today, consumer demand for cigarettes …

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International Conference on Migration in Media to Take Place in Tbilisi

At the end of March, the Georgian capital of Tbilisi will host an international conference on “Migration in the Media – Perceptions, Opportunities and Challenges”. The event, aimed at bringing together Georgian and foreign journalists and media professionals, policymakers, scholars and researchers, will serve as a platform to discuss the …

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German-Austrian Company to Carry Out Flights in Gudauri

According to Civil Aviation Agency, another foreign company will operate in Gudauri resort zone. The agency issued a permit for the company “HTM Helicopter Travel Munich GmbH” to carry out flights on January 15. “The German-Austrian company” HTM Helicopter Travel Munich GmbH “will serve” Heli-skiing “tours in Gudauri, with a …

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Year on year Change in Mandaine Exports Structure

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, as of January 15, 2019, the mandarin exports constituted 28 855 tons, up from 22 306 tons year on year. “Russia remains a key exports country (19 267 tons), Ukraine ranks second ( 6 280 tons), Armenia (2 690 tons), Uzbekistan (261 tons), Kazakhstan …

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TBC Bank Wins Payments Awards 2018

TBC Bank’s first Georgian-speaking financial chatbot, Ti-Bot, has been named the Best Alternative Payments Project in the Payments Awards ceremony organised by FStech and Retail Systems in recognition of cards and payments excellence and innovation. Our Ti-Bot offers an innovative and safe way of transferring money via chat extension, Ti-Transfer, …

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