Margvelashvili signs amendments to education law

Margvelashvili signs amendments to education law

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has signed amendments to the law "On General Education", according to which education in schools across the country can now be obtained remotely. …

Azerbaijan-based PASHA Bank to enter SME market

Azerbaijan-based PASHA Bank to enter SME market

The bank plans to provide finances for SMEs

Georgia celebrates Orthodox Christmas

Georgia celebrates Orthodox Christmas

Adherents of the Georgian Orthodox Church, together with other members of the Orthodox world, are celebrating Christmas today according to the Julian calendar, Agenda.ge reports. The special liturgy commenced at Tbilisi's Holy …

Trump ends development of Trump Tower in Batumi

Trump ends development of Trump Tower in Batumi

Donald Trump’s company pulled out of a proposed $250-million tower project in the Georgian Black Sea resort town of Batumi, the latest effort by the U.S. president-elect to defuse charges that his global businesses will cause conflicts of …

Free trade deal with Georgia among China’s top economic events in 2016

Free trade deal with Georgia among China’s top economic events in 2016

Georgia - China Free Trade Deal has been ranked 8th among China’s top ten main economic events of 2016, Georgia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. The Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China has …

Catholicos-Patriarch of Georgia celebrates 84th birthday

Catholicos-Patriarch of Georgia celebrates 84th birthday

Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II is celebrating his 84th birthday today. Ilia II was born Irakli Ghudushauri-Shiolashvili. He was born in Vladikavkaz in 1933, graduated from the Moscow Theological Seminary in 1957 and …

Margvelashvili discusses Georgia#039s accession to NATO with US senators

Margvelashvili discusses Georgia's accession to NATO with US senators

Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili stressed the role of Georgia as the strategic partner of the United States in the Caucasus following his meeting with an official delegation led by senator John …

Georgia and US soldiers celebrate New Year in Afghanistan

Georgia and US soldiers celebrate New Year in Afghanistan

The Georgian troops taking part in a NATO-led peacekeeping mission 'Resolute Support' celebrated the New Year together with the service members of Task Force Tiger, based at Bagram, Afghanistan. The soldiers of the 3 …

100 employees of Georgian Defense Ministry dismissed

100 employees of Georgian Defense Ministry dismissed

About 100 employees have been dismissed from the Georgian Ministry of Defense, the Deputy Chief of General Staff Shalva Jabakhidze confirms, Interpress news agency reported. According to Jabakhidze, the dismissal is not …

Georgian parliament backs resolution on Georgia’s foreign policy

Georgian parliament backs resolution on Georgia’s foreign policy

The Georgian parliament has unanimously backed the draft of the resolution on Georgia’s foreign policy with 91 votes. None of the MPs were against the bill. The draft was prepared by the Georgian Dream parliamentary faction, Interpress news …

Georgia 2016: win for Georgian Dream, defeat for lari

Georgia 2016: win for Georgian Dream, defeat for lari

This year in Georgia ends with the win of Georgian Dream in the fight with United National Movement and the biggest devaluation of the national currency, so the country enters 2017 in the not so holiday mood, Georgian experts said in an interview …

Georgian parliament legislative amendments on judicial reform

Georgian parliament legislative amendments on judicial reform

The Parliament of Georgia approved the package of bills known as the “third wave of the judicial reforms” with its third and final reading on December 29, which entails introduction of electronic case assignment system from 2018, …

Karasin: Russia ready to work with Georgia on visa liberalization

Karasin: Russia ready to work with Georgia on visa liberalization

Russia remains open for work with Georgia on visa liberalization and expects positive shifts on the issue in 2017, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin said. "President Vladimir Putin made it clear …

Serbia to initiate abolishing visas with South Caucasus

Serbia to initiate abolishing visas with South Caucasus

Serbian first deputy prime minister, Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic, the country’s deputy prime minister, Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic and deputy prime minister, Minister of Trade, Tourism and …

Georgian Chief of Staff explained necessity of optimization to soldiers

Georgian Chief of Staff explained necessity of optimization to soldiers

The head of Georgian General Staff Vladimir Chachibaya told Western military commanders about reforms conducted by the country's Defense Ministry. Reorganization and optimization of personnel in the Defense Ministry …

Georgian President pardons 175 prisoners

Georgian President pardons 175 prisoners

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili pardoned 175 prisoners, the head of the President’s Pardon Commission Zviad Koridze said today at a special press conference. 122 inmates were released …

Georgian President promote domestic products

Georgian President promote domestic products

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili and the First Lady Maka Chuchua are calling the society to support Georgian products and buy only locally made goods. President and the First Lady joined the …

Turkey plans to end construction of railway Baku-Tbilisi-Kars until April 2017

Turkey plans to end construction of railway Baku-Tbilisi-Kars until April 2017

Turkey has not fulfilled its obligations on completion of the construction of railway line Baku-Tbilisi-Kars on its section. Azerbaijani sources say that Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has already postponed …

Kakha Kaladze to meet with representatives of Gazprom in Minsk

Kakha Kaladze to meet with representatives of Gazprom in Minsk

This weekend, the Georgian Energy Minister Kakha Kaladze will meet with the representatives of the Russian companies Gazprom Export and Inter RAO. The regular working meeting of Kaladze …

 Ilham Aliyev appoints envoys to Belarus, Georgia and Brazil

Ilham Aliyev appoints envoys to Belarus, Georgia and Brazil

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree appointing Dursun Hasanov as the country’s extraordinary and …