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State-owned Companies Hinder Agriculture Sector Development

State-owned companies operating the agriculture sector hinder the field development, Minister of Agriculture and Environment Protection Levan Davitashvili noted. The state sector should not compete with private companies, the Minister pointed out. It is necessary that the Government interfere in the agriculture sector in a right way, Davitashvili noted. “Our …

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Government Development for Preventing Air Pollution

Prime Minister of Georgia Mamuka Bakhtadze has presented the government’s plans to deal with air pollution in the country. Bakhtadze notes that different branches government, as well as local governments, will implement new regulations and policies against air pollution.  “In 2017, we introduced a higher fuel standard, Euro 5. At …

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Government to Arrange Greenery Cluster in Imereti Region

Minister of Agriculture Levan Davitashvili noted that the Government plans to arrange a greenery cluster in Imereti Region. According to the Minister, the Authorities have already started development of the mentioned project on 120 hectare state-owned land. Several importance factors frustrate to develop the exports direction in the greenery field, …

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Georgian Railway Expects Growth in Freight Turnover

In 2018, rail freight turnover decreased again and amounted to about 10 million tons, however, CEO at the Georgian Railway  David Peradze says that the declining trend slowed down and he expects freight turnover to grow in 2019. “The growth will be observed in dry goods turnover, namely coal, grain, …

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Public Parking to be Arranged in Kobi in 2019

This year the Ministry of Infrastructure plans to arrange public parking in Kobi. The Minister of Infrastructure Maia Tskitishvili stated about it at the economic conference. “Parking in Kobi will be arranged to serve guests in Gudauri and people coming from the North.  This will prevent the transport collapse that happens during …

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Asian Development Bank to Finance 700 Million USD of new projects

Experts Mull Urban Development in Baku

Vice Premier, Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Maia Tskitishvili spoke about the new project of ADB,  which will launch this year and move to a more active phase in 2020. The project covers Zugdidi and Mestia, Telavi, Akhmeta, Tusheti and Tbilisi sites with the funding amounted to 700 million …

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Natia Turnava Discussed Benefits of HPP Cascade Construction in Pankisi

A meeting with the representatives of the Pankisi Gorge was held at the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, where the issue related to the HPP cascade construction in the Pankisi Gorge was discussed. The Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Natia Turanava gave the great importance to the …

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Maia Tskitishvili: Dusheti Should Become a Tourist Destination

“Dusheti should become a tourist destination” – Maia Tskitishvili stated at the economic conference “Georgia and the World in 2019”. The Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure implements several projects in different directions in Dusheti to attract private sector. “There are more than 40 houses in the central district, from …

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