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Villagio Eco Company arranged a tourist infrastructure in Mirzaani village of the Dedoplistskaro Municipality with the support of the Rural Development Program in Georgia.The hotel unites 10 wooden cottages with the investment in the amount of over 225 thousand GEL and with co-financing of the program with 170 thousand GEL. Thirteen locals are employed at the hotel.The grant program was initiated by the EU and UNDP and ran in partnership with the Rural Development Agency of Georgia’s Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture.The program financed 76 projects in Keda, Kholo, Borjomi, Akhalkalaki, Tetritskaro, Kazbegi and Dedoplistskaro Municipalities.
The Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Gharibashvili, congratulates the citizens of Didgori.According to the head of the government, the heritage of Didgori determines our national self-awareness and belief that by standing together as a nation and a monk, with love for the country, and loyalty to the values of freedom and independence, we will be able to overcome the challenges of the country and make the country whole."Congratulations to Didgori - Victory Day of Georgians! "Mighty Sakvirveli" is a symbol of Georgia's strength, unity, struggle for the motherland and dedication. Over the centuries, the heritage of Didgori has determined our national self-awareness and belief that by standing together as a nation and a monk, with love for the country, and loyalty to the values of freedom and independence, we will be able to overcome all challenges, smooth the country and achieve our historical goals. I wish consolidation, strengthening and progress to our homeland!", the Prime Minister's statement said.
It often becomes a subject of manipulation that Georgia is energy dependent on Russia - we are not energy dependent on Russia, the Chairman of the National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission of Georgia, Davit Narmania, said.According to him, Georgia has the opportunity to import electricity from both Azerbaijan and Turkey, more than 90% of natural gas is imported from Azerbaijan and only a very small amount is imported from Russia."I emphasize that where from the country imports electricity during a particular month depends on which country offers a cheaper price. As a rule, electricity is imported to Georgia from Russia, Azerbaijan and Turkey, depending on prices in a particular period. Thus, we are not energy dependent on Russia, I declare this with full responsibility, both in terms of electricity and natural gas. We have the opportunity to import electricity both from Azerbaijan and Turkey, as for natural gas, more than 90% is imported from Azerbaijan, a very small part is imported from Russia, which is a necessary technical tool for regulating the pressure of this gas pipeline on the one hand, and on the other hand, Georgia gets some benefits from the natural gas transported to Armenia. Thus, we do not have dependence on Russia, both in terms of electricity and natural gas," Davit Narmania said at the press conference.
The monument of seventeen heroes of the Shindisi battle will be unveiled in September while the museum construction will kick off shortly, Defence Minister Juansher Burchuladze announced on Thursday.Burchuladze laid a wreath at the memorial, saying “14 years ago a tragedy happened here, but today, 14 years later we are proud of our heroes and their family.”Georgia is commemorating today a group of soldiers who lost their lives during the Russia-Georgia 2008 war in a battle in Shindisi village.The 17 heroes who were killed are as follows: Aleksandre Oniani, Emzar Tsilosani, Vepkhia Jishkariani, Zviad Katsadze, Teimuraz Beridze, Ilia Gabunia, Ilia Sheklashvili, Irakli Janelidze, Kakha Koshadze, Levan Mikeladze, Marlen Baramia, Mikheil Dvalishvili, Nikoloz Porchkhidze, Roman Zoidze, Ruslan Tsuladze, Peliks Kakauridze and Shmagi Kupatadze.
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has commemorated the 17 soldiers who died at the Shindisi Battle, saying “the dedication of the heroes who died in the Shindisi battle will always remain a proud example of our modern history on which the future generation will be brought up.”“Their dedication to the freedom and independence of the motherland will always remain a proud example of our modern history” the PM went on.Georgia is commemorating today a group of soldiers who lost their lives during the Russia-Georgia 2008 war in a battle in Shindisi village.The 17 heroes who were killed are as follows: Aleksandre Oniani, Emzar Tsilosani, Vepkhia Jishkariani, Zviad Katsadze, Teimuraz Beridze, Ilia Gabunia, Ilia Sheklashvili, Irakli Janelidze, Kakha Koshadze, Levan Mikeladze, Marlen Baramia, Mikheil Dvalishvili, Nikoloz Porchkhidze, Roman Zoidze, Ruslan Tsuladze, Peliks Kakauridze and Shmagi Kupatadze.
Servicemen of the Georgian Defense Forces, acting or wounded soldiers and their family members have benefits and privileges at the educational, cultural and medical institutions.According to the Defense Ministry, special social programs will be enforced for the children of those soldiers, who died or were seriously injured in the peacekeeping operations.Those students who pursue their BA or MA degrees will have financing as grants. The initiative is supported by the Education Ministry. A soldier-oriented social policy is a priority, Defense Ministry said.“According to the decision made by Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Garibashvili during his tenure as Defense Minister, the Ministry co-finances 50% of tuition fees for the military personnel and their family members enrolled in higher education institutions, which amounts to half of the minimum tuition fees established by the state – 2250 GEL.In addition, for their high academic performance, they are awarded a Minister’s Scholarship in the amount of 750 GEL per semester,” said the Defense Ministry.
Registered in Georgia on April 8, Viber GA LLC was granted the status of an international company in the IT field, the Georgian Ministry of Finance announced on Tuesday.According to the Ministry, Luxembourg-based Viber Media Sàrl is the owner of Viber GA.Viber GA will provide information technology services to Viber Media Sàrl. The company plans to hire up to 50 employees by the end of 2022, including iOS and Android operating systems developers, quality assurance staff and Java developers.
Up to fifteen streets in Tbilisi will be named after the heroes of the August 2008 Russia-Georgia war, the Denominations and Symbols Commission at the Tbilisi City Assembly (Sakrebulo) decided during today’s meeting.A square in Tkhinvali will be named after Georgian national hero, Giorgi Antsukhelidze.The geographic locations will be also named after those journalists who died in the war while performing their professional duties.The initiative will be approved on August 9 at the Sakrebulo sitting.
Flags fly at half mast at administrative buildings and diplomatic representations of Georgia abroad in connection with the 14th anniversary of August 2008 Russia-Georgia war.The August 2008 war claimed the lives of more than 400 people. It left 2 232 injured among them 1 045 military servicemen.
Biograph magazine published the article about Georgia “Beauty of the Caucasus” by Martina Gancheva, a journalist, TV anchor and editor in Bulgaria.The author shares her experience and impressions of her trip to Georgia with the readers. She speaks about the hospitality of Georgian people and the unique history, traditions, folklore and cuisine of Georgia.Martina Gancheva visited Georgia in June. Tourism National Administration and Georgian Embassy in Bulgaria organized her trip. Within the framework of the press tour, Bulgarian mass media representatives took part in preparing Georgian dishes.
We welcome the influx of tourists - Russians, Ukrainians, Belarusians, tourists from various countries, it does not pose any problem, - this is how the Secretary General of Georgian Dream and the Mayor of Tbilisi, Kakha Kaladze, answered the journalist's question about the entry of Russian citizens into Georgia.According to Kakha Kaladze, the entry of tourists is important for the country and economic development."We welcome the influx of tourists - Russians, Ukrainians, Belarusians, tourists from various countries, it does not pose any problem. The entry of tourists is important for the country, economic development, budget and creation of new jobs.As for the competition, of course, business needs competition in order to develop and move forward", said Kakha Kaladze.
Passenger and cargo trains will not run in the country on August 9-11, Georgian Railway Company reports. The movement will fully recommence from August 12.Georgian Railway clarified that it carries out modernization and rehabilitation of several substations.The USD 249-million project aims to improve safety and reduce travel time. New bridges and tunnels will be built and the communications network will be upgraded.