Dec 10 2013 - 07:59
Some MPs in Georgia failed to reach the parliament in Kutaisi due to heavy snow blocking the road yesterday, Interfax reports.Speaker of Parliament David Usupashvili said that a plenary session will be held on Wednesday to discuss the budget. Zurab Marakvelidze, Head of the parliament’s office proposed charter flights to Kutaisi for MPs.
Dec 5 2013 - 10:27
Hanukkah was marked at Freedom Square in the center of Tbilisi yesterday. Georgian President Georgy Margvelashvili took part in the event and congratulated the people present. He promised to protect the Jewish culture, traditions and religion, News Georgia reports.Rabbi Bension Israelashvili called Hanukkah an event of light and victory of the good against the evil. It is marked in over 300 cities.
Nov 28 2013 - 12:12
Georgian Chief Mufti Jemal Paksadzeh has thanked Georgian ex-Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, incumbent Prime Minister Irakly Garibashvili and the administration of the Adigen District for restoring the minaret in Chela (Georgia), News Georgia reports.The minaret was taken down on August 26, provoking major outrage.
Nov 25 2013 - 20:15
The government of Georgia has submitted seven new ambassadors to Germany, Bulgaria, China, Iran, Japan, Jordan and Uzbekistan to President Georgi Margvelashvili for approval.After the new constitutional provisions entered into force on November 17, the Georgian parliament was excluded from the process of approving ambassadors. Under the new rules, the President will appoint and dismiss ambassadors submitted by the government, Georgia Online reports.
Nov 25 2013 - 17:49
The data published today by the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM) say that the majority of Russians expect Russian-Georgian relations to improve after the presidential elections in that country and George Margvelashvili's victory.
Nov 25 2013 - 17:21
Chief Prosecutor of Adjara Levan Gzirishvili left his post. As he left, he said that he was offered to work as a private prosecutor, but he refused and resigned. "I was contacted and told that there is a new team, there are new plans in which I will not be involved. It was offered to me to continue to work elsewhere in ordinary office of the prosecutor, if I have such a desire. I refused and wrote a letter of resignation. Good luck”, Gzirishvili said, Georgia Online reports.