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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 at an event concerning the implementation of the program on the creation of natural gas supply infrastructure in Tsalenjikha. As the head of the government noted, the Government of Georgia launched the three-year plan regarding the construction of natural gas supply infrastructure, and the construction…

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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…

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,…

Georgia reintroduces COVID-19 restrictions as cases surge

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The FINANCIAL — Today, on September 9, Georgian authorities announced about reintroducing several restrictions as the number of active cases surpassed 400. This is the highest since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in February. Public and ritual events, including birthdays, weddings and funeral feasts will be banned in the country starting tomorrow amid a steep…

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s phone call with Georgian PM

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The FINANCIAL — Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia. Secretary Pompeo and Prime Minister Gakharia discussed the importance of the U.S. Georgia partnership and USA’s close coordination in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The officials also discussed Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic integration process, economic cooperation, the attraction of American investments in Georgia…

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…

Prime Minister of Georgia met with British and Austrian ambassadors

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The FINANCIAL — Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Gakharia met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Georgia Justin McKenzie Smith, and with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Austria to Georgia Arad Benkö. Both ambassadors reaffirmed their unwavering support for Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. The discussions concerned the…

New textile factory in Georgia will create 3000 jobs

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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 representatives of the Business attended the ceremony held in Rustavi. ‘Made in Georgia’…

Statement of The Interagency Commission on Gender Equality, Violence against Women and Domestic Violence of the Human Rights Council on recent cases of femicide

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The FINANCIAL — To strengthen gender equality and empower women, the state is implementing a unified and coordinated policy. This policy prioritizes the elimination of all forms of violence against women, including domestic violence and sexual abuse, also seeking to ensure women’s economic empowerment, women’s increased participation in decision-making, including supporting their employment in public service,…

Sudan’s Prime Minister survives assassination attempt

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The FINANCIAL — Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok survived an attempt to kill him with a car bomb targeting his motorcade in Khartoum. Hamdok survived the ordeal and was moved to a “safe location.” There was no immediate government comment and no one claimed responsibility for the attack so far. Hamdok was moved to a…