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Daily Archives: October 10, 2014

“SOCAR” Denies its Monopoly Position

The NGO  “Man, law, freedom”  accuses theoil-importing company “SOCAR” of  monopoly and asked the Competition Agency to study the issue. The non-governmental organization notes  that for years the company has carried out the exclusive import of fuel and natural gas. “SOCAR”  responds to the statement made by the non-governmental organizations. …

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Analogue to Booking.com to be Created in Georgia

In the near future, a website similar to an international tourist web portal booking.com willappear in Georgia, which will give visitors the opportunity to book accommodation before arrival in the country. This initiative belongs to  the recently established Georgian Hotel and Restaurant Federation. Experts welcome the establishment of such an …

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Five Highest- paid Georgian Officials

Since 2013, salaries of officials have sharply increased in Georgia, besides they receive solid salary increment  from the budget. The list of the most highly paid officials includes Vice-Mayor of Tbilisi Alexander Margishvili – GEL 7 080 a month, the Chairman of the Constitutional Court George Papuashvili – GEL 7 000, …

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Funding of Presidential Administration Declines

According to the draft budget for  2015, the financing of the presidential administration willamount to GEL 9 million in the coming year. In 2013, expenditure on the maintenance of the head of state totaled GEL 15.6 million, by 2018 this figure will be reduced by 42.2%. At the same time, …

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