Georgia prefers economy to politics

Georgia prefers economy to politics

According to residents of Georgia, the main problems in the country are unemployment (47%) and the economic crisis (24%), and the least - health care and drug prices (0.5%), the sociological survey by the International Republican Institute (IRI) …

 Georgia and Europol sign partnership agreement

Georgia and Europol sign partnership agreement

Georgian Interior Minister Giorgi Mgebrishvili and Europol's Director Rob Wainwright signed an Agreement on Operational and Strategic Cooperation to expand cooperation to combat serious and organised …

Customs service heads of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia to meet in Baku in May

Customs service heads of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia to meet in Baku in May

The meeting of the heads of the customs services of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia will be held in Baku in May, the Deputy Chairman of the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan Shahin Bagirov said at the trilateral technical …

Cultural heritage object collapses in Tbilisi

Cultural heritage object collapses in Tbilisi

A roof of the building, included in the list of cultural heritage of Georgia, collapsed in Tbilisi. The object is located at Paolo Iashvili street. Local residents noted that the reason this happened is because this house was very old …

NATO Days begin in Georgia

NATO Days begin in Georgia

NATO Days will begin in Georgia today. They will open with a series of events that will be held at the Information Center of NATO and the European Union, the organizers say. NATO Days will be officially opened by the Minister for …

Tbilisi to host 15th season of Tbilisi Fashion Week in April

Tbilisi to host 15th season of Tbilisi Fashion Week in April

From April 19 to 23, Georgian capital will host the 15th season of Tbilisi Fashion Week (TFW), during which Georgian and foreign designers will present their 2017 autumn-winter collections. Fashion festival will be attended by young and …

9 children hospitalized with symptoms of poisoning in Kakheti

9 children hospitalized with symptoms of poisoning in Kakheti

Nine preschool children were hospitalized today in Georgia's Kakheti region, Rustavi 2 reported. They all attended the same kindergarten in the village of Sakobo and had the same symptoms: fever, nausea and vomiting.  …

Georgian Interior Ministry publishes statistics on crimes

Georgian Interior Ministry publishes statistics on crimes

According to the materials published on the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, 35 thousand 997 crimes were committed in Georgia in 2016, which is 2% more than the same data for 2015. According to the statistics, 57.4% of …

Margvelashvili named most popular Georgian politician

Margvelashvili named most popular Georgian politician

Georgian President Georgi Margvelashvili topped the rating of political leaders of the country. According to the sociological survey by the International Republican Institute (IRI), 67% of the survey participants are sympathetic …

Georgian, Lithuanian Presidents meet in Vilnius

Georgian, Lithuanian Presidents meet in Vilnius

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili met with the Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite within his first visa-free visit to Vilnius, Agenda.ge reports. Congratulating President Margvelashvili with …

ADB to aid Georgian roads modernisation

ADB to aid Georgian roads modernisation

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $114 million loan to help improve regional connectivity and road transport efficiency in Georgia, while strengthening the country’s bid to become a regional transport and logistics hub. …

Vice Speaker of Uzbek Parliament arrives in Georgia

Vice Speaker of Uzbek Parliament arrives in Georgia

A delegation from Uzbekistan, headed by the first deputy of the Oliy Majlis Senate Sodiq Safoyev, arrived in Georgia. It also includes representatives of the Uzbek Railways, the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Foreign …

Margvelashvili to arrive in Lithuania on March 30

Margvelashvili to arrive in Lithuania on March 30

Georgian President Georgy Margvelashvili will pay a visit to Lithuania on March 30, the president's secretary for affairs, Tengiz Phaladze, said. The detailed program of the visit has not yet been …

Georgia and Latvia deepen cooperation

Georgia and Latvia deepen cooperation

Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis met with the Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili in Tbilisi. Vejonis said his visit to Georgia signifies friendly ties between Latvia and Georgia. "This visit …

Europe opens doors for Georgia

Europe opens doors for Georgia

Today, the visa-free regime for Georgian citizens to the European Union comes into force: now, biometric passport holders from Georgia will be able to visit the EU countries with a short visit without visas and move freely in the Schengen …

GDP of Georgia rises by 2.7%

GDP of Georgia rises by 2.7%

The GDP of Georgia in 2016 amounted to $14.3 billion, exceeding the previous year’s figure by 2.7%, according to the information of the National Statistics Office of Georgia 'Geostat'. The GDP deflator was 4%. 9.9% of GDP …

Turkish exporters to visit Azerbaijan and Georgia in early May

Turkish exporters to visit Azerbaijan and Georgia in early May

A delegation of the Turkish Eastern Black Sea Exporters Association will visit Azerbaijan and Georgia on May 2-6, the head of the association Ahmet Hamdi Gurdogan said, noting that the visit, supported by Turkey’s Ministry …

Kvirikashvili condemns terror attack in London

Kvirikashvili condemns terror attack in London

World leaders have condemned late Wednesday’s terrorist attack in London, which left five people dead and at least 40 injured. Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said that Georgia and Georgians will always stand …

New Armenian thermoelectric power station to ship electricity to Iran and Georgia

New Armenian thermoelectric power station to ship electricity to Iran and Georgia

The Armenian government approved today the signing of a framework agreement on the design, development, financing, construction, ownership and operation of a new thermoelectric power station (TPS) in Erebuni administrative district of Yerevan, …

 Moscow citizens to spend May holidays in Baku and Tbilisi

Moscow citizens to spend May holidays in Baku and Tbilisi

Baku is in the top five of the most popular tourist destinations among Moscow citizens for the May holidays. The RoomGuru.ru rating is based on data of hotel and apartment bookings from April 29 to May 10 of this …