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Kobakhidze starts official visit to Azerbaijan

Chairman of the Georgian parliament Irakli Kobakhidze has started his official visit to Azerbaijan. According to the Georgian parliament's press service, the visit will last till June 22. First deputy chairman …

By-elections in Georgia: votes being counted

Polling stations closed at 8 p.m. at 410 polling stations in Georgia where voters cast ballots for a member of parliament, five mayors and members of eight city councils (Sakrebulo) across the country.  By-elections were held today …

Georgia to increase fines for traffic violations

Georgian Interior Minister Giorgi Gakharia said that the level of punishment for a number of traffic offenses would be raised in the country. Gakharia cited the statistics according to which, in Georgia, for the three months of 2019, …

Is Georgian Dream losing majority?

The intensity of the political conflict in Georgia that started in the Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia ruling party over the bill setting criteria for the appointment of judges to the country's Supreme Court, increased. Today, …

 Levan Gogichaishvili quits Georgian Dream

Another member of the Georgian Dream ruling party, Levan Gogichaishvili, has quit today after the party members refused or refrained from supporting the bill regarding the court proposed by him and eight other legislators of the …

Georgia's new Constitution comes into effect

The new Georgian constitution, which was adopted in 2017, has automatically come into play after the yesterday’s presidential inauguration. According to the new constitution, "the state constitutional bodies shall take all …

Georgia's presidential reserve fund to be canceled

The Georgian presidential reserve fund will be canceled next year as no finances are allocated for it at this time.  This year the reserve fund contained 5 million GEL. In 2019, funding for the Georgian Presidential …

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 …