Latest news from Georgia, in Georgian newspapers

Candidate for premiership says number of ministries will decrease
The Georgian Dream ruling party candidate for Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze announced at today s briefing that the number of ministries will decrease from 14 to 11 which will make government activity more effective and save budget funds (...)
Agenda.ge - 18 June 2018
Former Head of Technopark Established Startup Fund in Switzerland
Former Head of Technopark Established Startup Fund in Switzerland
Former head of the Technopark Giorgi Zviadadze told BM.ge that there was no legislation on capital markets in Georgia, so he founded the Startup Angels Club in Switzerland. “Startup Angels” is a club in Switzerland with the main goal of financing (...)
Caucasus Business Week - 18 June 2018
MIA arrests six on charges of ‘membership in the criminal underworld’
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia has arrested six individuals on charges of belonging to the criminal underworld in Zestaponi and Tbilisi
Agenda.ge - 18 June 2018
Tbilisi hosts 49th General Assembly of Association of International Sommelleries
Georgia s capital of Tbilisi is hosting the annual 49th General Assembly of the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale announces the Georgian National Wine Agency
Agenda.ge - 18 June 2018
Three Georgian criminal bosses sentenced to 10 years by French court
Four Georgian criminal bosses and 34 Georgian members of criminal groups were detained in France and Greece on April 16 17 through cooperation with the Georgian Interior Ministry
Agenda.ge - 18 June 2018
EU, Georgia launch two projects to support sustainable rural development
EU funded projects with a budget of 22 million euros 60 million GEL implemented by the UNDP and the FAO will provide direct assistance to rural communities and support the governments of Georgia and the Adjara Autonomous Republic in sustainable (...)
Agenda.ge - 17 June 2018
93 people and 10 legal entities fined for violating the rules of tobacco use
110 violations of the rules of tobacco consumption have been recorded by patrol inspectors since the enactment of the new regulations on tobacco control until June 7
Agenda.ge - 16 June 2018
Georgian president officially confirms nomination of Mamuka Bakhtadze for prime minister
Mamuka Bakhtadze has seven days to form a new government and present it to the parliament If the parliament approves Mamuka Bakhtadze and his choice of ministers and their action plan the new government will set to (...)
Agenda.ge - 16 June 2018
Georgia’s women’s sevens rugby team win Rugby Europe division
Georgia s women s rugby sevens national team has replicated recent success of their male counterparts by winning a division of the Rugby Europe tournament in Croatia s capital Zagreb
Agenda.ge - 15 June 2018
Russia conducts drills in Georgia’s occupied Tskhinvali region
Russia s 4th Infantry Brigade is conducting military drills in Georgia s occupied Tskhinvali South Ossetia region
Agenda.ge - 15 June 2018
Gov’t makes regulation tough for school excursions
The Ministry of Education of Georgia has announced about tougher regulations for school excursions in the wake of a deadly accident on June 9 in east Georgia claiming four lives and leaving 21 (...)
Agenda.ge - 15 June 2018
Mamuka Khazaradze Meets with ADB President
Mamuka Khazaradze Meets with ADB President
Takehiko Nakao, president of Asian Development Bank (ADB), has met with Mamuka Khazaradze, chairman of TBC Bank’s supervisory board. Members of ADB delegation and representatives of TBC Bank’s top management have also attended the meeting. At the (...)
Caucasus Business Week - 15 June 2018
Court sends two charged for Tatunashvili’s case to pre-trial detention in absentia
The Mtskheta District Court in the east Georgia sent two individuals from the occupied Tskhinvali South Ossetia region to pre trial detention in absentia for illegal deprivation of liberty of a Georgian citizen Archil Tatunashvili and support in (...)
Agenda.ge - 15 June 2018
Georgian Citizens Can Travel Montenegro Visa Free
Georgian Citizens Can Travel Montenegro Visa Free
From June 15, Georgian citizens can travel to Montenegro without visa, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia announced. Georgian nationals with biometric passport can travel visa-free Montenegro Area and stay for 90 days in any 180-day period. (...)
Caucasus Business Week - 15 June 2018
Georgian silk crafts recognised as intangible cultural heritage
The long standing tradition of silk production and crafts in Georgia has been officially recognised as part of the country s intangible cultural heritage
Agenda.ge - 15 June 2018
Only 15% of Population Use Private Medical Insurance Service
Only 15% of Population Use Private Medical Insurance Service
Only 15% of population use private medical insurance. According to the information published by Insurance Supervision Service, in the first quarter of 2018, a total of 554 070 citizens owned insurance policy, up 14 885 policies year on year. In (...)
Caucasus Business Week - 15 June 2018
Nikora Trade to Issue 30 million GEL Bonds
Nikora Trade to Issue 30 million GEL Bonds
Nikora Trade will issue bonds of 30 million GEL. The information was unveiled at the presentation of TBC Bank’s capital research work – Bond Market in Georgia. TBC Capital will ensure issuance of bonds. Nikora Trade director Irakli Bokolishvili (...)
Caucasus Business Week - 15 June 2018
Average Hotel Prices in Georgia
Average Hotel Prices in Georgia
The 3-star, 4-star and 5-star hotel price index increased by 2% in May 2018 compared to April 2018, PMC research reports. For guesthouses, the price index decreased by 1.8% in May 2018 compared to April 2018; According to Airbnb, in May 2018, (...)
Caucasus Business Week - 15 June 2018
Mogherini Speaks at Event Dedicated to 10-year Anniversary of Conflict in Georgia
Mogherini Speaks at Event Dedicated to 10-year Anniversary of Conflict in Georgia
“Ten years after the war in 2008 in Georgia, we haven’t stopped working for peace and for a true solution to the conflict,” said EU High Representative Federica Mogherini at the dedicated plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on (...)
Caucasus Business Week - 15 June 2018
Real Estate Market Highlights in Georgia
Real Estate Market Highlights in Georgia
The GEO real property market grew by 0.1% (QoQ) in Q1 2018, in comparison with Q4 2017. The annual increase was more pronounced at 27.2% (YoY), in comparison with Q1 2017. TBS, with a 41.6% share in total sales in Q1 2018, dominated the GEO real (...)
Caucasus Business Week - 15 June 2018
Hydro Power Plant Construction Works Underway in Lakhami
Hydro Power Plant Construction Works Underway in Lakhami
Turkish construction company Synergy has been constructing the Cascade of Lakhami 1 HPP and Lakhami 2 HPP in Svaneti. The project has been developed by Energy Solution company. Energy Solution director Giorgi Abramishvili told BM.Ge that (...)
Caucasus Business Week - 15 June 2018
Investor to Spend 12 million GEL on Arranging 120-Suite Hotel in Akhtala Resort
Investor to Spend 12 million GEL on Arranging 120-Suite Hotel in Akhtala Resort
Akhtala recreational resort complex has been sold for 3.76 million GEL. Global Victory Georgia purchased the complex at the electronic auction of National Agency of State Property. The investor plans to spend 12 million GEL on arranging (...)
Caucasus Business Week - 15 June 2018
Takehiko Nakao President of Asian Development Bank Visits Georgia
Takehiko Nakao President of Asian Development Bank Visits Georgia
President of Asian Development Bank, Mr.Takehiko Nakao visits Georgian capital Tbilisi. Mr.Nakao met with ex minister of finance of Georgia Mamuka Bakhtadze yesterday and the president of National Bank of Georgia, where parties discussed current (...)
Caucasus Business Week - 15 June 2018



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