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Bakhtadze: poverty is Georgia's main enemy

Bakhtadze: poverty is Georgia's main enemy

Georgia's Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze said that Georgia is facing two painful challenges – poverty and unemployment. According to him, everyone wants the country to be without poverty, where …

Georgia's new Constitution comes into effect

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 …

Georgian citizens' debts to be annulled

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

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 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 …

Bakhtadze announces "reset" of Georgia-Russia relations

Bakhtadze announces "reset" of Georgia-Russia relations

Georgia's new government, led by Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze, plans to focus on establishing trade and cultural contacts with Russia, according to the Freedom, Rapid Development, and Prosperity draft government …

Georgian PM Appoints new Cabinet

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 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

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?

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

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 …