Mrgvlovani, Nuskhuri and Mkhedruli included in UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage

Mrgvlovani, Nuskhuri and Mkhedruli included in UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage

Three writing systems of the Georgian alphabet were included in the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage following the decisions adopted by the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural …

Georgia declares war against dollar

Georgia declares war against dollar

Georgia's government and the National Bank are planning steps to ease the pressure on the lari currency, including taking some of the burden off individuals repaying dollar mortgages and banning online credit services. Georgian …

Georgian PM to meet with NATO and EU leadership in Belgium

Georgian PM to meet with NATO and EU leadership in Belgium

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili will visit the Kingdom of Belgium from November 30, 2016.  He will hold bilateral meetings with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs …

Georgian Muslims receive 20 more mosques

Georgian Muslims receive 20 more mosques

Georgia's Muslim community received 20 more mosques at its disposal, most of which are located in western Georgia. Such decision was taken by the State Agency for Religious Affairs at the meeting of the recommendation …

19 high-ranking Georgian officials sentenced in one year

19 high-ranking Georgian officials sentenced in one year

In the first nine months of 2016, the Georgian prosecutor's office has secured the conviction of 19 high-ranking officials, the report of the Prosecutor General Irakli Shotadze says. According to the report, …

EU to decide on visa-free regime today

EU to decide on visa-free regime today

Leading EU institutions today will discuss a new mechanism of suspending visa-free regime, which determines the abolition of visa requirements for citizens of Ukraine and Georgia. "The Slovak presidency will convene a regular …

Georgia to introduce military recruitment system in compliance with NATO standards

Georgia to introduce military recruitment system in compliance with NATO standards

Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria has hosted the Chairman of the Estonian Parliament’s Committee of National Defense, Hannes Hans, Interpress news reported. According to the Defense Ministry, …

Raul Kiria: Absence of Ukrainian Ambassador to Georgia is serious political decision of Kiev

Raul Kiria: "Absence of Ukrainian Ambassador to Georgia is serious political decision of Kiev"

Political analyst about the root causes of the protracted diplomatic conflict between Tbilisi and Kiev

#039Dream come true government#039 approved in Georgia

'Dream come true government' approved in Georgia

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has signed a decree on appointment of new members of the cabinet, the press service of the Georgian government reports. Yesterday, the country's President …

Kvirikashvili appointed Georgian PM

Kvirikashvili appointed Georgian PM

Georgia's President Giorgi Margvelashvili signed an order, appointing Giorgi Kvirikashvili the country's Prime Minister, the president's press service said on Sunday, TASS reports. …

Georgia’s parliament approves new government

Georgia’s parliament approves new government

Parliament of Georgia has approved a renewed Cabinet after the country's legislative body spent a full day debating the changes, Ageda.ge reports. One hundred and ten Members of Parliament (MPs) voted in favour of the new …

Margvelashvili invited to Afghanistan

Margvelashvili invited to Afghanistan

According to the website of Georgian President's administration, President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili received an invitation to visit Afghanistan from Afghanistani President Ashraf Ghani during a meeting in Turkmenistan. …

Georgia and Turkmenistan to develop transport cooperation

Georgia and Turkmenistan to develop transport cooperation

The heads of Georgia and Turkmenistan, Giorgi Margvelashvili and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, discussed the prospects of further bilateral cooperation. Margvelashvili said that Georgia is ready to act as a …

Georgian government prepares to sell 25% shares of two state-owned companies

Georgian government prepares to sell 25% shares of two state-owned companies

The Georgian government is ready to sell 25% shares of the two state-owned companies, ‘Oil and Gas Corporation’ and ‘Georgian Railway’ , a candidate for Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili announced at a meeting of the …

Turkmenistan increases transit through Georgia

Turkmenistan increases transit through Georgia

Turkmenistan is planning to increase the volume of transit through Georgia. This was announced by Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow as he met Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili …

New Faces of Georgian Government

New Faces of Georgian Government

Premier Giorgi Kvirikashvili presented the new Cabinet

Georgia celebrates St. George#039s Day

Georgia celebrates St. George's Day

Today, Georgia is celebrating one of the most important religious holidays in the country - the St. George's Day or Giorgoba. Festive services, dedicated to this day, are held in all the acting churches of Georgia. …

Moscow to hold Day of Georgian Culture on November 26

Moscow to hold Day of Georgian Culture on November 26

The Georgian Culture Day will be held in Moscow on November 26 in the framework of the children's festival of Russian peoples’ national cultures ‘My Home – Moscow’, which has been opened in September this year. …

Kvirikashvili: Georgia fulfills its obligations and expects reciprocal step from EU

Kvirikashvili: Georgia fulfills its obligations and expects reciprocal step from EU

Georgia has fully fulfilled the EU visa liberalization action plan and now it is the turn of our European partners, the acting Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said at the 'Georgia-EU Association Tasks' …

New #039Georgian Dream#039 government: same faces

New 'Georgian Dream' government: same faces

Georgia’s Acting Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili presented the people he had chosen for ministerial posts in the country’s new Cabinet. The government headed by Giorgi Kvirikashvili resigned on November …