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Effective co-op between Azerbaijan and Georgia – Example for whole Region

Elmar Mammadyarov, Giorgi Kvirikashvili

Effective cooperation between Azerbaijan and Georgia is an example for the whole region, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said. He made the remarks during the meeting with Georgian deputy prime minister, foreign minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili as part of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, according to Azerbaijani Foreign …

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Southern Gas Corridor’s Realization in Georgia on Schedule

Mariam Valishvili

Realization of the Southern Gas Corridor project in Georgia is going on in line with schedule, Georgian Deputy Energy Minister Mariam Valishvili said in an exclusive interview with Trend Sept. 28. “The work schedule is being complied with, and there are no problems,” said Valishvili. “All the agreements have been …

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Lyn Coffin’s New Translation of Knight in Panther’s Skin

Tbilisi – New English Translation of the Georgian medieval epic poem The Knight in Panther’s Skin is released for the first time in 40 years. This is the first poetic translation within the 16-syllable Shire. The presentation of the work will be held in Tbilisi on October 9, 2015, at the …

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New Video Shows Hidden Beauty of Georgia [video]

The combination of dozens of breathtaking views have been knitted together to create a five-minute video that shows the hidden beauty of Georgia’s regions. The video featured Georgia’s capital city Tbilisi as well as many other gorgeous locations in different parts of the post-Soviet country. The piece was a joint …

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Ex-British Prime Minister will Visit Georgia

Ex-UK Prime Minister Tony Blair will visit Georgia – Georgia’s PM Irakli Garibashvili had invited him to the South Caucasus country and Blair accepted the invitation. The meeting between the two politicians occurred in New York, where the Georgian delegation was attending the 70th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The meeting …

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BitFury Invests $100 Million in Georgia for Mega-Data Center

Valery Vavilov

Global bitcoin blockchain infrastructure provider and transaction processing company BitFury is planning to invest US$100 million to build its second data center in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi and the first technology park. The new 100MW bitcoin mining data center will be built on 185,000 square miles of land developed by The …

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Georgia Eyeing to Become Full Member of Energy Community, says PM

Garibashvili

Georgia attaches great significance to sustainable development goals, said Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili. He made the remarks at the UN Sustainable Development Summit. PM Garibashvili underscored the Georgian state’s intention to create in the country an open, liberal and commercially stable energy sector, which would be resilient to market …

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New Devices Measure Air Pollution levels in Georgia

How polluted is the air in Georgia? Dozens of new devices have been installed in capital Tbilisi and around the country to determine the purity of the air we breathe. Today head of Tbilisi City Council Giorgi Alibegashvili watched as dozens of new devices measuring air pollution levels were installed in …

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Georgia Faces Argentina at RWC

Argentina faces unbeaten Georgia in their second World Cup Pool C match at Gloucester’s Kingsholm. Georgia, have climbed three places to 13th – two above Italy – in the latest world rankings after respected captain Mamuka Gorgodze inspired his troops to a hard-fought 17-10 victory against Tonga at the same venue. …

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Young Georgian Computer Programmers Awarded top State Prize

Lado Urdulashvili

Georgia’s top state prize has been awarded to two young software programmers for their work to adapt the Revenue Service website for visually impaired individuals. Friends Beka Gozalishvili and Lado Urdulashvili were awarded the Order of Honour at a special ceremony in front of family, friends and officials. The two …

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Georgia ups Gas Import from Azerbaijan

gas import

Georgia’s natural gas imports from Azerbaijan increased by 14.1 percent in January-August 2015, the Georgian National Statistics Service reported. Georgia imported some 967,670 metric tons of natural gas of oil equivalent worth $201.76 million from Azerbaijan, the service’s foreign trade report for the aforementioned period said. In terms of quantity, …

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