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Deputy Chiefs of State Security Service of Georgia named

Deputy Chiefs of State Security Service of Georgia named

Vakhtang Gomelauri, the former head of the structure was appointed as head of the newly created Security Service, which was officially separated from MIA. Ioseb Gogashvili, Levan Izoria and Mirian Mchedlishvili, who previously served as …

Will Russia respond to Georgia's sanctions?

Will Russia respond to Georgia's sanctions?

Russia may take retaliatory measures against the seven countries that have backed EU sanctions, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Except for Montenegro and Albania, as well as Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein, Ukraine and …

Khidasheli: NATO needs stronger Georgia

Khidasheli: NATO needs stronger Georgia

NATO needs Georgia more than Georgia needs it, Georgia’s Defense Minister Tina Khidasheli said. “NATO will become stronger due to granting a MAP to us. NATO needs us more than we need it, as a political signal for …

Georgian pensioners to receive subsistence allowance

Georgian pensioners to receive subsistence allowance

The Georgian government will pay a subsistence allowance to single pensioners, who a few months ago were left out of the program of the evaluation of socially disadvantaged people, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli ...

Electro-maidan started in Georgia

Electro-maidan started in Georgia

Dozens of members of The United National Movement of Georgian ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili held a protest in front of the house of former Prime Minister, leader of the Georgian Dream coalition, Bidzina Ivanishvili. They expressed …

Does an electro-maidan await Tbilisi?

Does an electro-maidan await Tbilisi?

The Minister of Energy of Georgia, Kakha Kaladze, spoke about the government's readiness to raise electricity rates in the country by 22% from August 1st. The National Commission on Energy is considering the application of the electricity

Vakhtang Gomelauri may head Georgian State Security Service

Vakhtang Gomelauri may head Georgian State Security Service

The Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili presented the Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia, Vakhtang Gomelauri, as a candidate for the post of head of the state security service. "Today, I introduce the head of …

Georgia announces new healthcare reform

Georgia announces new healthcare reform

The Georgian Ministry of Health, Labor, and Social Affairs plans to reform primary healthcare, the head of the ministry David Sergeyenko said at the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, which hosted a conference on the Hepatitis C Elimination Program.

Garibashvili meets with US congressmen

Garibashvili meets with US congressmen

Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili has met with a US Congress delegation headed by Peter Roskam. The two sides discussed issues of cooperation between the two countries.

NATO Secretary General to visit Georgia in August

NATO Secretary General to visit Georgia in August

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will visit Georgia in August this year. In the framework of his visit, Stoltenberg will attend the opening of the headquarters of the body's training center in the country, the Georgian Defense

IBRD to grant Georgia $120 million for development

IBRD to grant Georgia $120 million for development

The IBRD will grant Georgia a loan worth $120 million for 25 years (14-year beneficial period). The deal has been ratified by the Georgian parliament today, Business Georgia reports. The priorities of the document fit into the …

Head of World Bank in South Caucasus awarded Georgian order

Head of World Bank in South Caucasus awarded Georgian order

Today the Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Garibashvili, has awarded the World Bank Director for the South Caucasus, Henry Kerali, with the Order of the Golden Fleece. The Prime Minister held a farewell meeting with Kerali, whose term of …

Death toll of Tbilisi flood mounts to 15

Death toll of Tbilisi flood mounts to 15

According to the latest information, 15 people have died in the largest flood of Tbilisi in the last 55 years. As of the second half of June 15, bodies of two more men were found, TASS reports. …

Saudi Arabian Prince to visit Tbilisi

Saudi Arabian Prince to visit Tbilisi

Saudi Arabian Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal bin Abdulaziz al Saud will visit Tbilisi today at Georgian PM Irakli Gharibashvili’s invitation. The Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, will meet the Prince at the airport. 

Margvelashvili supports anti-Russian sanctions

Margvelashvili supports anti-Russian sanctions

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili believes that the sanctions against Russia are necessary as a demonstration of the unacceptability of the political actions of the Russian Federation in relation to neighboring countries.