Tbilisi is playing host to the EBRD’s Annual Meeting and Business Forum.
President Giorgi Margvelashvili has congratulated the citizens of Georgia on St. George’s day. The president visited St. George’s church
Street art is gaining more and more popularity in Georgia, like in many other countries throughout the world.
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GEL shows and indicates itself that the issue must be considered - Davit Usupashvili
20:26 06-05-2015
The GEL shows and indicates itself that the issue must be considered, - Parliament Speaker Davit Usupashvili said.
Fuel prices further increased by 5 tetris
19:21 06-05-2015
Fuel prices have further increased by 5 tetris in some oil companies, - BPN reports.
New Government to receive parliament’s vote of confidence on May 8
19:06 06-05-2015
The new government composition will receive a vote of confidence from the parliament on May 8.
Dollar price hits 2.3327
18:27 06-05-2015
The official price of 1 USD has reached 2.3258 GEL.
Allegations of me being in disagreement with my team are wrong - Giorgi Margvelashvili
18:11 06-05-2015
Allegations of me being in disagreement with my team are wrong, - said President Giorgi Margvelashvili in conversation with reporters in Dusheti.
National Bank increases refinancing rate to 5 percent
18:10 06-05-2015
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the National Bank of Georgia (NBG) decided to increase the refinancing rate by 50 basis points, raising it to 5 percent. At the same time the interest rate for the standing refinancing loans increases to policy rate plus 150 basis points
The President sends new composition of the government to Parliament for approval
17:09 06-05-2015
The President has sent the new composition of the government to the Parliament for approval.
Postponing presentation of the new government doesn’t mean that I am against any of the candidates - Giorgi Margvelashvili
16:04 06-05-2015
The President of Georgia does not agree with the notion of changing the Constitution so that the first person of the state loses the right to present a new government composition.
I want to thank EBRD for holding events in Tbilisi - Irakli Gharibashvili
14:35 06-05-2015
According to Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili, over 17 million was spent on the EBRD annual meeting and business forum, and at least 14 million in real estate will be left to the state.
We try to promote the government and parliament’s efforts - Giorgi Margvelashvili
14:08 06-05-2015
We try to promote efforts of both the government and the parliament, - said President Giorgi Margvelashvili, while meeting with the press.
Two governors are former Cartu Bank employees, and two more worked at the Interior Ministry - Transparency International Georgia
13:54 06-05-2015
Transparency International Georgia has published a report on acting governors’ property and qualifications.
Reuters publishes article about possible results of Riga summit
13:51 06-05-2015
The May 21-22 Eastern Partnership summit will offer little for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia and Moldova, according to the draft, as EU governments lower their ambitions for fear of further provoking the Kremlin, - says the article published by Reuters.
President’s role will be strengthened after Free Democrats come to power - Irakli Alasania
13:20 06-05-2015
The country needs a strong leader with strong parliamentary oversight, - said Free Democrats' leader Irakli Alasania when commenting on reports of the president’s role in governmental ratification possibly being limited further.
National Movement holds another rally in front of ex-Prime Minister's residence
12:56 06-05-2015
National Movement activists have held another rally in front the residence of ex-Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili.
It is surprising how Ivanishvili and Gharibashvili can sleep easily while innocent people are in prison - Irakli Alasania
12:15 06-05-2015
It is surprising how Ivanishvili and Gharibashvili can sleep easily while innocent people are in prison, - said former Defense Minister Irakli Alasania before the trial of the defendants in the so-called Cables Affair.
National Movement holds rally in front of Ministry of Agriculture
11:58 06-05-2015
National Movement members and activists are holding a protest rally in front of the Ministry of Agriculture. The protestors are holding banners that read:
 US government offers $5m in rewards on Tarkhan Batirashvili
10:39 06-05-2015
The US government is offering rewards totalling $20m (£13m) for information on what it says are four leaders of the Islamic State (IS) militant group, - the BBC reports.
There is no reason to wait for the European Commission's report with skepticism - Franz-Walter Steinmeier
10:31 06-05-2015
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Tamar Beruchashvili has met with her German counterpart Franz-Walter Steinmeier during her official visit to Germany.
List of new government members will not change - Maia Tskhitishvili
10:24 06-05-2015
As Head of the governmental administration Maia Tskhitishvili has told reporters, the list of new government members will no longer change.
19:00 06-05-2015
European Union foreign policy chief Frederica Mogherini has said that destabilized and isolated Russia is in nobody's interest and the sanctions imposed on the country by the West are in place only because a truce agreement reached a few months ago is not fully implemented.
14:03 06-05-2015
Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili and Parliament Speaker Davit Usupashvili have gone over preparations for the upcoming events held by European Bank for Reconstruction and Development at the Youth Palace.
11:07 06-05-2015
Ministers are not the source of economic problems, - claimed Parliamentary Speaker Davit Usupashvili on Imedi TV. He said that the ministers and the government will find the best way to deal with existing issues.
President has until Friday to present government’s new composition - Davit Usupashvili
President has until Friday to present the government’s new composition, - said Parliament Speaker Davit Usupashvili on Imedi TV.
The administration requests President to present new government before the deadline
As Head of the governmental administration Maia Tskhitishvili has told reporters, she hopes the Presidential Administration will take next week’s events into account.
Former Tbilisi Mayor Gigi Ugulava will not be released from detention
Former Mayor of Tbilisi, Gigi Ugulava remains in detention. His conviction in the “November 7 case” has not been overturned.
Military equipment for “Noble Partner” joint exercises arrives in Batumi port
American military equipment for supporting the GAF’s joint exercises has already arrived in Georgia. The ship carrying the equipment has entered Batumi port.
 Georgia and Ukraine’s National Guard agree on long-term cooperation
Heads of the Georgian and Ukrainian National Guard have agreed to establish long-term cooperation. - Press-Speaker of Ukraine’s National Guard, Svetlana Pavlovskaya informs.