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Secretary Pompeo’s meeting with Prime Minister of Georgia

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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 with US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo. The Head of State emphasized US-Georgia strategic partnership and thanked the US Secretary of State for his visit to Georgia. “Of course, we are thankful for the United States support in combating COVID. As you know, we have a very successful story of cooperation, meaning Lugar Laboratory, which is key to…

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Secretary Pompeo’s meeting with Prime Minister of Georgia

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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 with US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo. The Head of State emphasized US-Georgia…

PM of Georgia holds intensive meetings with executives of private healthcare facilities

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The FINANCIAL — Giorgi Gakharia, Prime Minister of Georgia continues to have intensive meetings with executives of private healthcare facilities in the process of COVID-19 management by taking into account the current epidemic situation in the country. Head of Government of Georgia together with Ekaterine Tikaradze, Minister of Health and Ivane Matchavariani, Minister of Finance…

PM Gakharia expresses his gratitude to Ambassador of Japan for strengthening relations between two countries

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The FINANCIAL — Giorgi Gakharia, Prime Minister of Georgia spoke on the phone with H.E. Tadaharu Uehara, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan to Georgia today upon closure of his diplomatic tenure in the country. The Head of Government of Georgia underlined the personal contribution of the ambassador to the advancement of relations between the…

PM Gakharia held phone conversations with Pashinyan, Aliyev

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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 in the process of its implementation. The Prime Ministers pointed out the significance…

Georgia: Wearing face masks became mandatory outdoors as well

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The FINANCIAL — From Today, wearing face masks will become mandatory outdoors as well; restaurants throughout Georgia will be open until 22:00; the education process in the schools of Tbilisi, Kutaisi, Rustavi, Telavi, Zugdidi, Zestaponi, Gori, Poti, Marneuli, and Gardabani will continue remotely until 25 November. The aforementioned decisions were made by the Interagency Coordination…

Additional 33 000 families in Georgia will be provided with natural gas from 2021 to 2024

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The FINANCIAL — The Government of Georgia has decided to renew the new state program on the construction of natural gas supply infrastructure from 2021 to 2024, which will result in an additional 211 villages and about 33,000 families being provided with natural gas in Georgia, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia stated during his speech…

New Maritime Academy opened in Poti, Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — Approximately seven months ago, the site of this building was in ruins and no one could have imagined that in exactly seven months, it would be possible to begin the education process here, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia stated in Poti, during his address at the opening ceremony of the branch of…

Grand opening of Kutaisi International University

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The FINANCIAL — “It is the most significant and greatest occurrence that has happened in our country in recent years!” announced Giorgi Gakharia, Prime Minister of Georgia at the grand opening of Kutaisi International University. Prime Minister of Georgia expressed gratitude to Bidzina Ivanishvili and Cartu Fund for the project and stated that a sound,…

EU and Georgia sign €129 mln financing agreements for COVID-19 recovery

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The FINANCIAL — Today, Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi and the Prime Minister of Georgia signed two financing agreements to tackle the crisis caused by COVID-19 outbreak. The two agreements are part of the EU’s response to COVID-19 under the “Team Europe” initiative and have been signed in the context of the official visit by…

NATO Secretary General: Georgia is one of NATO’s most important partners

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The FINANCIAL — The meeting between Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was held today at the NATO Headquarters in Brussels. The process of Georgia’s NATO integration and Black Sea security were the main topics of discussion. The Secretary-General stated that “NATO supports Georgia’s territorial integrity and sovereignty within its internationally recognized…

Georgian universities and vocational schools to resume studies in the auditoriums from 19 October

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The FINANCIAL — At today’s session of the Interagency Coordination Council, it was announced that the education process will be resumed in the auditoriums of higher and vocational education institutions from 19 October, while kindergartens will open for pupils from 12 October. Said changes will not apply to Adjara, where the education process will continue…

Georgia’s first Cyber ​​Security Forum was held in Tbilisi

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The FINANCIAL — Georgia’s first Cyber ​​Security Forum was held in Tbilisi today, on September 25 to identify problems in Georgian cybersecurity and find ways to settle them with the involvement of the diplomatic corps and international institutions. The forum was organized by the National Security Council and supported by the Government of Georgia. The…

New cases surge but Georgia still remains green country

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The FINANCIAL — Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia said during the sitting of Cabinet of Minister that the world had scarce knowledge about the COVID-19 at the beginning. The primary goal of country was to stop the spread of the coronavirus and Georgia managed to cope with the challenge successfully. Georgia has reported 259 new…

Georgian PM and Trump’s security advisor discussed current issues on the phone

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The FINANCIAL – – A telephone conversation took place between Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia and National Security Advisor to the President of the United States Robert O’Brien. During the conversation the parties discussed the main issues pertaining to strategic partnership, cooperation, and security challenges in Georgia and the region. During the telephone conversation, the…

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…