Secretary Pompeo’s meeting with Prime Minister of Georgia

The FINANCIAL — “You are a true friend of this country. We are grateful for your personal and the United States support of our strategic partnership, the most important partnership of this country,” Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia stated during today’s meeting…

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Georgia among National Geographic’s best destinations to visit in 2021

The FINANCIAL — National Geographic, a major global travel publication, hails Svaneti, Georgia among the world’s finest destinations to visit in the post-pandemic year 2021. National Geographic lists the best destinations every November. Reported by the global editors of National Geographic, these…

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To retrieve contact information of family physicians/medical facilities a new information portal has been launched in Georgia

The FINANCIAL — Georgian citizens now can access a new information portal to identify their family physicians and primary healthcare facilities: http://ambulatoria.moh.gov.ge/. After providing their personal identification numbers, citizens can pinpoint primary healthcare facilities where they are registered and identify their family physicians…

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Georgia pledges to a low-emission future

The FINANCIAL — Georgia’s national path to achieving a climate-proof and economically and socially prosperous future was discussed last week at a workshop organised by the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the Ministry of…

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Georgian external trade down 15% (January – October 2020)

The FINANCIAL — National Statistics Office of Georgia published express release of the External Merchandise Trade of Georgia in January-October 2020.  External Merchandise Trade (excluding non-declared trade) of Georgia amounted to USD 9 159.5 million in January-October 2020, 15.0 percent lower year-on-year. The…

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IMF expects Georgia GDP growth to rebound to 4.3 % in 2021

The FINANCIAL — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Mercedes Vera Martin conducted virtual discussions from October 5 to November 9, 2020, on the Seventh Review under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement. At the conclusion of the mission,…

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PM Gakharia held phone conversations with Pashinyan, Aliyev

The FINANCIAL — Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a phone conversation on November 10. The parties discussed the situation around Nagorno-Karabakh, emphasizing the importance of the comprehensive ceasefire agreement and expressing hope of positive dynamics…

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EU4Energy: EU supports workshop in Georgia on renewable electricity

The FINANCIAL — On 6 November, the ‘EU4Energy governance’ project held an online workshop on the renewables sector in Georgia. The workshop focused on the assistance that the country needs for the development of contractual templates for renewables-based electricity generation. The technical…

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OSCE PA observers concerned about recent protests, urge restraint

The FINANCIAL — Following reports of protests against the results of the 31 October parliamentary elections and clashes with the police in recent days in Tbilisi, Georgia, OSCE Special Co-ordinator and leader of the short-term OSCE election mission Elona Gjebrea Hoxha (MP,…

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