Six things to know about the economic outlook for the Caucasus and Central Asia

Six things to know about the economic outlook for the Caucasus and Central Asia

Growth in these regions is expected to pick up this year as the external environment improves

Georgian Airways launches flights to Sochi starting June 2

Georgian Airways launches flights to Sochi starting June 2

Georgian airline Airzena - Georgian Airways will launch regular flights to Sochi starting June 2. The Civil Aviation Agency has already issued a permit to the Georgian company to carry out regular flights. …

Kvirikashvili to visit US on May 8

Kvirikashvili to visit US on May 8

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili will pay an official visit to the US on May 8, press service of the Georgian Cabinet of Ministers reported. During the visit, he will meet with US Vice-President Mike …

EU to allocate 32 million euro for Georgia#039s integration

EU to allocate 32 million euro for Georgia's integration

The EU Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, and the EU Commissioner and Georgia’s State Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Viktor …

High-ranking military officials observe Azerbaijani-Turkish joint exercises

High-ranking military officials observe Azerbaijani-Turkish joint exercises

Azerbaijani, Turkish, Georgian high-ranking military officials have observed Azerbaijani-Turkish joint exercises, News.az reports citing APA. According to the agreement reached during the meetings of the Ministers of Defense of …

 Johannes Hahn visits Tbilisi

Johannes Hahn visits Tbilisi

The European Union Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy Johannes Hahn will arrive in Georgia today. During the three-day visit, he will hold meetings with high-ranking representatives of the executive and legislative …

Georgia#039s Zemo-Khechili hit by earthquake

Georgia's Zemo-Khechili hit by earthquake

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 points was registered in the eastern Georgian Kakheti region today. An earthquake has been registered 18 km from Lagodekhi in the Zemo-Khechili settlement at 12.53 local time, Sputnik Georgia …

Ukrainian national police ex-chief regains Georgian citizenship

Ukrainian national police ex-chief regains Georgian citizenship

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has granted Georgian citizenship to the former chief of the Ukrainian national polic and former Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Khatia Dekanoidze. …

World Bank to help Georgia to carry out reforms

World Bank to help Georgia to carry out reforms

The World Bank will provide Georgia with a loan of 47.2 million euros for economic development. Money will be allocated in the framework of Second Inclusive Growth Programmatic Development Policy Operation for Georgia – DPO-2. …

Georgian Parliament approves new Constitution

Georgian Parliament approves new Constitution

The draft amendments to the Georgian Constitution were approved by 109 parliament members, the website of the country's parliament said. The signatures submitted by deputies will be handed over to the committee on procedural …

Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan meets with his colleagues from Tbilisi

Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan meets with his colleagues from Tbilisi

According to the website of the Georgian Prosecutor General's Office, Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan, Zhakip Asanov, saw the work of the Georgian department in Tbilisi. During the visit, which will last until Tuesday, the …

Clash between street vendors and policemen in Georgia

Clash between street vendors and policemen in Georgia

According to the media reports, in Tbilisi, street vendors clashed with the police officers near the mayor's office. The participants of the rally decided to block the road, demanding for the representative of the mayor's office …

Armenian truck catches fire on Military-Georgian road

Armenian truck catches fire on Military-Georgian road

An Armenian citizen’s truck burned on on the Military-Georgian road in the village of Kvesheti, the press service of the Georgian Interior Ministry reports. According to the available information, a trailer without cargo was …

Rally for worker rights in Tbilisi

Rally for worker rights in Tbilisi

A large-scale May Day march is held in Tbilisi. The participants of the rally demand to improve the working conditions and labor code of Georgia. The representatives of trade unions, students' association ‘Auditorium 115’ and the …

Georgia#039s economy increasing

Georgia's economy increasing

Georgia's economy grew by 5% in the first quarter of 2017 in comparison with the same period last year, the National Statistics Service of Georgia said. Economic growth in March 2015 was 5.3% in comparison with the same period last …

Almost 100 thousand people leave Georgia in 2016

Almost 100 thousand people leave Georgia in 2016

According to the National Statistical Service, 3 million 718.2 thousand people live in Georgia, as of January 1, 2017, which is  0.1% less than a year earlier. "The decline in the number of people was affected by the …

Officials, troops and citizens mark Georgian Armed Forces Day

Officials, troops and citizens mark Georgian Armed Forces Day

Georgia is marking an anniversary of its armed forces today, with celebrations held in recognition of the troops and professionals serving among its ranks, Agenda.ge reports This year’s April 30 date marks 26 years since …

Maintenance works at customs paralyzes movement between Georgia and Turkey

Maintenance works at customs paralyzes movement between Georgia and Turkey

According to the statement of the government of Adjara, the crossing of the Turkish-Georgian border at the Sarpi checkpoint is currently unavailable, due to the maintenance work at the customs on the Turkish side. ”Unfortunately, …

Georgia to develop green economy strategy

Georgia to develop "green economy" strategy

Georgia plans to develop "green economy" strategy, which will allow to improve people's well-being and social justice, while reducing risks to the environment. According to the Deputy Minister of Economy, Irma …

Georgia to develop mountain resorts together with French association

Georgia to develop mountain resorts together with French association

Georgian side has signed a memorandum of understanding with the French association "Cluster Montagne", which will allow countries to cooperate in development of mountain resorts and ski industry. The document says that …