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Foreigners will be required to present PCR test results when entering Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — The Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Gakharia announced that all foreign citizens entering Georgia, including from Germany, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia to which Georgia has opened borders unconditionally, will be obliged to obtain PCR test results taken in the last 72 hours before departure, from September 15. Gakharia said that the decision was made in order to protect the health of Georgian citizens, as we well as foreigners. In addition, Gakharia announced that the government is decreasing the time of quarantine and from now on individuals entering Georgia will have to spend eight days instead of 12 in…

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Foreigners will be required to present PCR test results when entering Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — The Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Gakharia announced that all foreign citizens entering Georgia, including from Germany, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia to which Georgia has opened borders unconditionally, will be obliged to obtain PCR test results taken in the last 72 hours before departure, from September 15. Gakharia said that the decision was…

Lufthansa resumed flights from Tbilisi, Air France and airBaltic to follow suit

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The FINANCIAL — Today, on 3rd of August, German Airline Lufthansa, resumed regular flights from Tbilisi, Georgia to Germany. During the first regular flight to Munich, all passengers were given TAV branded masks from the airport staff. Flights will be performed twice a week. Technical negotiations have been successfully completed with Air France and airBaltic and commercial flights will be…

Georgian citizens permitted to go to Turkey for seasonal work

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According to the decision of the Interagency Coordination Council, which was headed by the prime minister, citizens of Georgia will be able to visit Turkey for work on the basis of a three-month official invitation issued by their employer.  Meanwhile, there is an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in the country; namely, a total of…

Georgia’s still on the updated safe countries list by EU

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The FINANCIAL — Following the first review under the recommendation on the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU, the Council updated the list of countries for which travel restrictions should be lifted. This list will continue to be reviewed and, as the case may be, updated every two weeks. Serbia…

Economy Minister of Georgia met tourism sector

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The FINANCIAL — Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Natia Turnava held a meeting with the representatives of the tourism sector and discussed the problems emerged due to the corona virus pandemic as well as the possible solutions. The representatives of the hotels, travel associations and tour operators attended the meeting. The Minister briefed the audience…

German Embassy in Georgia welcomes the Georgian govt’s decision to open its borders

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The FINANCIAL — Since Georgia’s inclusion on the list of safe countries, and the issuance of the recommendation on the possible reopening of borders to these countries, the Georgian Government has been engaged in active bilateral negotiations with several EU member states. According to, Press Service of the Government Administration, agreements on the unconditional bilateral reopening…