Petre Mamradze

Georgia marks 99 years of independence

On May 26, Georgia celebrates its Independence Day, commemorating the Act of Independence of 1918 that outlined the main principles of the nation's democracy. The country is also celebrating the 26th anniversary of its independence from the …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Why does Georgia need non-bloc status?

The opposition party 'Democratic Movement' of the former Speaker of the Georgian Parliament, Nino Burjanadze, appealed to the members of the constitutional commission, demanding to fix non-bloc status of the …

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Will Georgia replace its Constitution?

Amendments to the Constitution of Georgia will be made based on the current challenges and taking into account existing international standards, the country's Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said, commenting on the launch …

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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 …

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What to expect from new Georgian Parliament?

Today Georgia’s Central Election Commission released a final protocol, summarising the outcomes of  the country’s October’s parliamentary elections.  The Georgian Dream-Democratic Georgia gained 115 seats in …

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Is Georgia's economy on the rise?

The National Bank of Georgia increased its forecast for GDP growth in the country in 2016 from 3% to 3.5%, the President of the National Bank, Koba Gvenetadze, said at today's briefing. "The difficulties in …

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Deadlock of the Georgian Military Road: view from Georgia

The issue of the Georgian Military Road, which is constantly closed due to the impact of elements, is quite acute for the Georgian government today, but the improving of the road infrastructure, as well as searching of detours is too expensive …

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Russia and Georgia to meet in Prague once again

Today in Prague, another meeting between the State Secretary, Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin and Georgian Prime Minister's special envoy on Russia Zurab Abashidze will be held. According to …

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How can a new election campaign in Georgia surprise us?

Before the parliamentary elections on October 8th the longest campaign in the country's history has recently started in Georgia. The corresponding decree was posted on the website of the presidential administration. According to …

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Georgia cancels conscription

Next year the Army of Georgia will be based on a professional basis: the conscription will be canceled and the service will become voluntary, Minister of Defense Tina Khidasheli said. …

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