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Georgian citizens' debts to be annulled

The bank debt of over 600,000 Georgian citizens, including those on a so-called ‘black list’ will be written-off, Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze said. "Almost 95% of debts of the …

Marijuana not be cultivated in Georgia

Georgia's government will withdraw its marijuana export bill from parliament, which would have allowed marijuana cultivation for the export of medical and cosmetic cannabis products, the republic's Parliament Speaker Irakli …

Georgia's Bakhtadze meets with senator Wicker

Georgia's Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze met with the Chairman of the Helsinki Commission, senator Roger Wicker in the US Senate yesterday. Bakhtadze and Wicker have discussed the …

Georgian PM Appoints new Cabinet

Georgia's Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze appointed Giorgi Kobulia as economy minister, Mikheil Batiashvili as minister of education and science, as well as Ivane Machavariani …

Georgia abolishes ministry of sport and two others

Georgia's Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze has announced changes planned for the cabinet as part of his plan to reduce administrative costs in the state bureaucracy. The Ministry of Culture and Sport will be …

Georgia's parliament approves new government

Mamuka Bakhtadze as Georgia's Prime Minister and his cabinet of ministers was approved yesterday by 99 votes against 6 in the 150-seat parliament. The legislative body has also granted a vote of confidence to the …

What will Georgia face under PM Bakhtadze?

Candidate for Georgia's Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze has presented the governmental program ‘Freedom, fast development, prosperity.’ In his speech Bakhtadze talked about how his new government sees …

Georgia to decrease three more ministries

The Georgian Dream ruling party candidate for Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze said at today’s briefing that the number of ministries will decrease from 14 to 11, which will make government activity more effective and save …

Georgia’s economic growth slows down to 4.4%

Georgia’s economy slowed down to 4.4% growth in the first month of 2018 from 5.2% in January 2017, according to the latest data from the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat). In January 2018 the estimated real Gross …