BAT launches tobacco industry-first Human Rights Report

The FINANCIAL -- British American Tobacco p.l.c. (BAT) has become the first tobacco company to publish a Human Rights Report. The report coincides with UN Human Rights Day and highlights the company’s commitment and actions to protect human rights across its global…

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EBRD, EU/E5P provided Batumi with electric buses

The FINANCIAL — Eight electric buses financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the multi-donor Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership (E5P) Fund, of which the European Union (EU) is the largest contributor, have arrived in Batumi, Georgia’s second-largest city. The…

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Black Sea to be the bridge that unites EU and Georgia

The FINANCIAL  — The Georgian Black Sea town of Batumi, which is home to the country’s State Maritime Academy, is celebrating World Maritime Day on September 24. Georgia has been actively involved in the maritime sector for a few years – foreign…

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New textile factory in Georgia will create 3000 jobs

The FINANCIAL — Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Natia Turnava participated in the ground-breaking ceremony of the Kartli Textile, which is a subsidiary of the Adjara Textile. Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Gakharia, as well as the members of the Government and the…

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Shuakhevi HPP to start electricity production in 2020

The FINANCIAL -- Construction is nearly complete on the Shuakhevi Hydropower Plant (HPP), which will soon begin testing and commercial operation. Test operation at the 9 MW Skhalta HPP is planned for the end of November 2019. The main 178 MW Shuakhevi…

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