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Daily Archives: June 19, 2015

Flood Damage Exceeds 100m GEL

Latest estimates have put Tbilisi flood damages at 100 million GEL, says Georgia’s Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili. “The damage is quiet extensive. We have been working with donor organisations and I hope they would help us to overcome this challenge,” said Garibashvili after meeting with affected families in Akhaldaba, near …

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Environmentalists Asking for a Study of Small Rivers

An interview with co-Chairperson of “The Green Movement” Nino Chkhobadze – Transport and Roads Association  says the government has not taken appropriate measures after  the June 13 flood,  do you agree with that? – The fact that  the roads are not cleaned during  the rain, the water flow becomes too …

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Donations for Tbilisi flood victims exceed 15m GEL

People in Georgia and around the globe are generously donating whatever they can afford to assist the hundreds of people affected by the devastating flood in Tbilisi. Thanks to the generosity of local and international donors, more than 15 million GEL has been raised for flood victims since Saturday night’s …

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Government not to Submit a Draft Budget to Parliament

GEL 100 000 000 will not be enough to  eliminate the consequences of the flood in Tbilisi , – the Minister of Finance says. According to him, the government should allocate tens of millions of the lari for the Tbilisi  zoo. “As of  yesterday evening data, about GEL 17 million are …

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Georgia Hosts EU Top Officials at Batumi Conference

More than 100 foreign guests including high officials from European Union (EU) member states met in Georgia’s coastal city Batumi yesterday to discuss Georgia’s European future. On June 18 and 19 Batumi will host the 12th international conference ‘Georgia’s European Way’, organised by the Office of the State Minister of …

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