The construction work at the University metro station has entered the final stage
Winners of PR Lions have been announced at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity and Windfor's ad was among the winners for the first time in its history.
Georgian National Museum D. Shevardnadze National Gallery displays artworks by Chinese contemporary artists.
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The process, when the opposition tries to consolidate the public to confront the constitutional amendments, lacks arguments - Giorgi Kvirikashvili
20:46 22-06-2017
The process, when the opposition tries to consolidate the public to confront the constitutional amendments, lacks arguments, - Giorgi Kvirikashvili, the Prime Minister of Georgia, has said at a briefing this evening.
Agreement could not be achieved only on one particular issue - the date of transition to the proportional system - Giorgi Kvirikashvili
20:36 22-06-2017
Agreement could not be achieved only on one particular issue - the date of transition to the proportional system, -Giorgi Kvirikashvili, the Prime Minister of Georgia, has said at a briefing this evening.
The constitutional amendments balances and clearly shares responsibilities between the branches of government - Giorgi Kvirikashvili
20:26 22-06-2017
The amendments developed by the Constitutional Commission balances and clearly shares responsibilities between the branches of government, - Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili stated at a briefing held in the Governmental Administration several minutes ago.
Petro Poroshenko says Mikheil Saakashvili has not done anything important
20:04 22-06-2017
According to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, he does not know what the former president of Georgia and the former governor of Odessa district Mikheil Saakashvili is doing in Ukraine. According to the TV company "112 Ukraine", Poroshenko made the mentioned statement at a briefing in Brussels.
Prime Minister to hold briefing at 20:00
18:45 22-06-2017
Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili will hold a briefing today.
Georgian Dream and Bidzina Iavanishvili tore off the constitution today - Gigi Ugulava
18:39 22-06-2017
Georgian Dream and Bidzina Iavanishvili tore off the constitution, - Gigi Ugulava, one of the leaders of the European Georgia, said at a press conference.
Majority session underway behind closed doors in Parliament
17:34 22-06-2017
The majority session is being held behind closed doors in the Parliament.
President calls on MPs not to use violence on political process
16:56 22-06-2017
Do not use violence on the political process with your vote buttons, - President Giorgi Margvelashvili thus addressed the MPs of the parliamentary majority.
Parliament unanimously adopts draft amendments to Constitution of Georgia in the first reading
16:42 22-06-2017
The Parliament unanimously adopted the draft amendments to the Constitution of Georgia with 115 votes in the first reading. The new edition of the Constitutional Law on the Autonomous Republic of Adjara was supported by 115 votes as well.
79,000 people illegally live in Israel; they are mostly from Georgia and Ukraine - Israeli Interior Minister
16:04 22-06-2017
79,000 people illegally live in Israel; they are mostly from Georgia and Ukraine, who arrived ion the country as tourists, but never left the territory, - Israeli Interior Minister Arie Deri said.
Coalition for Euro-Atlantic Georgia demands suspension of the accelerated process of adoption of constitution
15:31 22-06-2017
The Coalition for Euro-Atlantic Georgia considers it appropriate to suspend the accelerated process of adoption of the constitution and to engage qualified experts working on the issues defense and security in the constitutional commission.
Journalist Qamran Mahmoudov, detained on the Azerbaijan-Georgia border, released
14:54 22-06-2017
Qamran Mahmoudov, a journalist detained on the Azerbaijan-Georgia border, has been released.
Archil Talakvadze: I do not know if “absurd” is the word that should be used by the NGO sector in its reports
14:24 22-06-2017
According to parliamentary majority leader Archil Talakvadze, non-governmental organizations have been actively involved in the discussion of constitutional amendments and considerable part of their remarks has been taken into view.
The NGOs wanted to continue political negotiations, but we could not see any sense in it - Tamar Chugoshvili
13:49 22-06-2017
The NGOs wanted to continue political negotiations, but we could not see any sense in it, - Parliament Vice-Speaker Tamar Chugoshvili said.
The government wants to call the will of only one party a constitution - Ana Nacvlishvili
13:03 22-06-2017
The government wants to call the will of only one party a constitution, - Ana Nacvlishvili, head of the Young Lawyers’ Association, said when commenting on the ruling party's decision on the electoral system.
Parliament Vice-Speaker describes the opposition’s decision not to participate in the discussion of the constitution as "pity"
12:30 22-06-2017
The process of development of the constitution was hard. A lot of compromises have been made, including inside the team and with many parties, - Parliament Vice-Speaker Tamar Chugoshvili said.
Lawyers say archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze needs acquittal and not pardoning
12:13 22-06-2017
Lawyers are meeting with the detained archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze in the so-called Matrosov prison.
We will provide information about the decisions made by the ruling party on the electoral system to the Venice Commission - Mikheil Benidze
11:50 22-06-2017
We will provide information about the decisions made by the ruling party on the electoral system to all international organizations, including the Venice Commission, - Mikheil Benidze, the head of the Fair Elections and International Society for Democracy, told journalists.
PM says Kutaisi is becoming an international hub of education, as it had been historically
11:05 22-06-2017
According to the memorandum, the Munich Technical University will join the project of Kutaisi International Technological University not as a consultant but as a partner, - Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said at today's government session.
Person detained for shooting Irakli Okruashvili sentenced to 17-year imprisonment
10:36 22-06-2017
Alexandre Induashvili, detained for shooting former Defense Minister Irakli Okruashvili, has been sentenced to 17 years in prison, - says the statement released by the Prosecutor's Office.
13:08 22-06-2017
At least 20 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a car bomb explosion outside a bank in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, the BBC reports.
10:50 22-06-2017
Today we see the constitutional majority in action; that is why the constitutional majority in the hands of one party is dangerous, - the former Chairman of the Parliament, Davit Usupashvili, said on Palitranews.
10:32 22-06-2017
The Georgian Dream government will enter the history textbooks as a government that no country should have, - Giga Bokeria, one of the leaders of the minority, addressed the majority of the Georgian Dream during the discussion of the amendments planned in the Constitution.
European Georgia not to take part in the discussion of constitutional amendments
We are leaving the hall and we will allow the majority to quietly adopt the changes that are supported by only one party, - Davit Bakradze, leader of European Georgia, said yesterday at an extraordinary session of the Parliament where constitutional amendments were discussed in the first hearing.
The insulting statements of the Chairman of the Parliament do not cause irritation of the President or his team members - Giorgi Abashishvili
Even the so-called scandalous insults cannot cover the political reality in which we are today, when the process destructs important state institutions, - said Giorgi Abashishvili, the Head of the Presidential Administration.
 Tbilisi City Hall Department of Supervision fines 10 construction companies
The Department of Supervision of Tbilisi City Hall has imposed a fine on ten construction companies as they had violated regulations, - the Department has informed IPN.
 Georgian citizen found dead in Istanbul
A young Georgian man has been found dead in Istanbul, Turkey.
Dollar official price remains unchanged
The dollar official price has remained 2.4081 GEL. According to the new exchange rate set by the National Bank of Georgia the previous exchange rate has not changed.
“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).