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World Experts Gathering in Tbilisi for Silk Road Forum

This autumn Georgia is hosting hundreds of global high-ranking officials and business leaders to attend the Silk Road Forum. Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili has held several meetings in the frame of the World Economic Forum 2015 in Davos, Switzerland. It has been revealed through the meetings that the Netherland’s trade …

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Georgia’s PM, Senior Chinese Official Discuss Bilateral Relations

Georgia attaches much importance to deepening relations with China. These were the words spoken by Georgia’s Prime Minister during a meeting with a senior Chinese official today. Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili hosted Huang Wei, vice chairman of the People’s Government of Xinjiang Autonomous region – the largest Chinese administrative division – …

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Georgia Reduces State Budget Expenditures by 140m GEL

Georgia’s state budget will be reduced by about 140 million GEL to overcome the ongoing currency crisis and to cover the cost of the June 13 deadly flood damage, which is believed to exceed 100 million GEL. Georgia’s Finance Minister presented an amended draft budget noting these changes at today’s …

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Georgia Sends National Day Greetings to Portugal

Georgia Sends National Day Greetings to Portugal

The Government of Georgia has extended its greetings to the Government and people of Portugal on the occasion of their National Day. Georgia’s Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili sent a congratulatory letter to his Portuguese counterpart, Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho. “We highly value your continuous support for Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial …

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Five-star Leo Grand Batumi Hotel Opens in Adjara

Five-star Leo Grand Batumi Hotel Opens in Adjara

The $40 million USD Leo Grand Batumi hotel opened its doors today. Batumi, a vibrant city in Georgia’s Black Sea coast, is welcoming the summer tourist season with another five-star hotel. The hotel has 180 rooms, conference halls, restaurant, club, spa-centre, and world class service. The complex will employee 700 locals. …

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Georgian PM Discusses Occupied Regions with OSCE Chairman

Georgian PM Discusses Occupied Regions with OSCE Chairman

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has held a fruitful meeting with a high official from the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) today in Tbilisi. OSCE chairman Ivica Dacic, who is also Serbia’s Foreign Minister, arrived in Georgia this morning and has since met with PM Garibashvili at …

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IMF focuses on Georgia’s Economy with PM Garibashvili

IMF focuses on Georgia's economy with PM Garibashvili

Georgia’s developing agricultural sector, growing export trends and reputation as a top tourism destination is having a positive effect on the country’s growing economy, says the country’s Prime Minister. Today Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili spoke with world financial experts from the International Monetary Fund about Georgia’s economic process and macroeconomic …

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Bureaucracy still a Problem for Business

Bureaucracy still a Problem for Business

Representatives of the Georgian business consider excessive bureaucracy, various regulations imposed by the government as well as the devaluation of the national currency the most serious problem in their work. At the end of 2014, these same businessmen focused on the growth of bureaucracy in the country. After their critical …

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Main Runway at Tbilisi International Airport Needs Repair

Main Runway at Tbilisi International Airport Needs Repair

The main runway at Tbilisi International Airport will soon undergo major repairs to make sure it meets international standards. Remedial work will begin on the runway in September, announced the Government after officials met with representatives of Turkey-based TAV Airports Holding today – the company responsible for operating Georgia’s two …

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Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 11-Year Low

Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 11-Year Low

The number of people employed in Georgia is increasing. Official statistics from the country’s national statistics office, Geostat, revealed at the end of 2014 the unemployment rate in Georgia was 12.4 percent – the lowest it has been in 11 years. The 2014 unemployment rate was a decline of 2.2 percent …

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Georgia should not be a Poor Country, Says Prime Minister

Georgia should not be a Poor Country, Says Prime Minister

The Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili  announced that Georgia should  not be a poor country today. As the Prime Minister has said at the Diaspora professional forum, Georgia has a lot of resources that can be used. “We have a major problem such as  inefficient use of our resources. …

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