The visa-free travel regime for Georgia with Europe will take on March 28. Citizens with biometric passports will be able to travel to the Schengen countries
Georgian author Naira Gelashvili and her book “I am the one” were in the center of attention at Leipzig Book Fair in Germany.
Starbucks, the most popular and largest coffee shop chain is entering Georgian market.
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Visa-free travel represents great acquisition for Georgian population including those living in breakaway regions - PM
20:29 28-03-2017
This is a historical day for Georgia as well as the EU. Launching visa-free travel between the EU and Georgia is a crucial achievement, - Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi
Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze remains in custody
19:36 28-03-2017
Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze has remained in custody under the decision of Tbilisi City Court.
I would like court processes to be open and public – Detained clerical Giorgi Mamaladze
18:26 28-03-2017
The court process of revising preventive measures for detained clerical Giorgi Mamaladze has been partially closed. As IPN journalist reports, the parties are discussing the motion of the Prosecutor’s Office at the moment.
Plastic bags to be banned in Georgia from September
17:25 28-03-2017
Polyethylene bags will be forbidden in Georgia soon. The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia will restrict using, importing and selling polyethylene bags (less than 10 microns) from September 2017 and less than 15 microns from January 2018.
Dollar price equals 2.4432 Gel
17:20 28-03-2017
Dollar price has become 2.4432 Gel. The National Bank of Georgia has set a new exchange rate according to which the lari has slightly gained value against the dollar.
Mikheil Saakashvili to act as talk-show host on Ukrainian channel
16:54 28-03-2017
As former President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili has declared, he will be a host of the ‘Other Ukraine’ weekly talk-show on the Ukrainian TV Channel – Zik.
Georgia’s Interior Ministry solves case of murder
15:45 28-03-2017
The officers of Telavi police division of Kakheti police department as a result of immediate operative-searching and investigative activities detained G.DZ. (DoB 1995) for the premeditated murder, - Georgia’s Interior Ministry reports.
Georgian and Greek Prime Ministers make joint statements
15:38 28-03-2017
From now on, Georgian citizens will enjoy visa-free travel in the Schengen Area, which is a result of our joint efforts, the Georgian Prime Minister stated after today's meeting with his Greek counterpart. Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Alexis Tsipras made joint statements and described the details of their meeting, - Georgia’s governmental
Aggressive policy conducted by our northern neighbor is difficulty – President of Georgia
14:55 28-03-2017
In the context of European and Euro-Atlantic views, the aggressive policy conducted by our northern neighbor represents a real difficulty, - President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili has said at a joint press-conference together with his Latvian counterpart.
Georgia has become far more European country – Georgia’s Parliamentary Speaker
13:37 28-03-2017
Visa-free travel with the EU is not only privilege but responsibility for each Georgian citizen, - Georgia’s Parliamentary Speaker Irakli Kobakhidze has declared at the press-conference.
Georgian citizens cross EU border visafree without any obstacle
12:45 28-03-2017
Consuls say Georgian citizens arrived in EU with no visa, have crossed the border without any obstacles.
Georgians won't need visa anymore for short trips to the EU – European Council
12:16 28-03-2017
Georgians won't need visa anymore for short trips to the EU thanks to a new regulation starting today, EU Council says on its twitter page.
Lithuanian President congratulates Georgia on visa-free travel with EU
11:49 28-03-2017
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė has responded to Georgia’s visa liberalization taking effect with the EU and posted the following statement on his twitter account:
EU Commissioner Hahn: Sincerest congratulations to Georgia
11:22 28-03-2017
The EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn has congratulated Georgian citizens on visa-free travel with Europe.
From Europe to Europe—Georgia’s Visa Liberalization Path
11:06 28-03-2017
From Europe to Europe-a path successfully covered by Georgia. From this day onward, Georgia's citizens will enjoy visa-free travel in the EU/Schengen Area, Georgia’s governmental administration reports.
39th round of the Geneva International Discussions will be held on 28 and 29 March
11:01 28-03-2017
The participants from Georgia will raise the issue of Russia’s recent provocative actions in Georgia’s occupied territories with focus on the illegitimacy of holding a referendum on renaming the Tskhinvali region
 Georgian citizens to enjoy visa free travel in 22 EU member, 4 non-member and 4 Schengen candidate countries
10:16 28-03-2017
The Georgian citizens with biometric passports will be able to enjoy 90-day visit in 180-day period in the Schengen zone countries.
 Persons, who violate the visa-free travel rules, to be deported and fined 3,000 euros
09:49 28-03-2017
The persons, who violate the visa-free travel rules, will be deported and fined by 3,000 euros.
Georgia-EU visa-free travel takes effect
09:44 28-03-2017
Visa-free travel for Georgian citizens with the EU has already taken effect. Those having biometric passports will enjoy visa-free travel in Schengen countries for 90 days in a 180-day period.
 Giorgi Kviriashvili travels to Athens visa-free today
09:31 28-03-2017
Prime Minister Giorgi Kviriashvili has traveled visa-free to Athens, the ancient capital city of the European culture, together with students, scientists and reporters, today.
21:14 28-03-2017
To celebrate the historic event of visa liberalization, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, accompanied by the Georgian delegation, visited today Brussels, Europe's political center, Georgia’s governmental administration reports.
16:20 28-03-2017
The European Commission has responded to Georgia’s visa liberalization taking effect and posted the following statement on the twitter account:
15:23 28-03-2017
Former Nato Chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has responded to Georgia’s visa-free travel with the EU.
 100-kilo gold coin stolen from Berlin museum
A gold coin with a face value of $1 million and weighing 100 kilograms (220 pounds) has been stolen from Berlin’s Bode Museum.
 Petro Poroshenko to Giorgi Kvirikashvili: We are doing our best to keep pace with you
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has hosted the heads of governments of the GUAM countries.
 Visa-free travel is a great trust and a big responsibility - Giorgi Mgebrishvili
Visa-free travel is a big responsibility, - Minister of Internal Affairs Minister Giorgi Mgebrishvili said at today’s press conference.
“Deprived Adolescence” - UNFPA Georgia presents the photo exhibition by Daro Sulakauri
UNFPA Georgia presents the photo exhibition by Daro Sulakauri “Deprived of Adolescence” on March 11, 2016, 16:00 at Zurab Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art (MOMA Tbilisi - 27 Rustaveli Av).