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Batumi hosted international forum "The Congress of the European Economic Senate".

At the initiative of the European Economic Senate, in Batumi hotel "Sheraton" was held an international forum "The Congress of the European Economic Senate."

European Economic Senate (EES) is the coordinating center, the organization of European business, whose members include the heads of large companies and the policies of the European Union. The President of the EES is the Vice President of European Parliament Ingo Friedrich.

Congress in Batumi was attended by the Executive Director of the EES, the senators, the chairman of the Union of large taxpayers of Europe, members of the European Parliament and European investors. From the Georgian side the event was attended by businessmen and government officials who addressed the participants of the congress with a speech.

During the event, representatives of the Georgian and European business held bilateral meetings.

At the congress was emphasized the intensification and simplification of the Georgian-European trade relations, attracting European investment to Georgia, the introduction in Georgia European business standards and ways to promote the interests of the Georgian business in Europe. During the event, were presentations of several projects that are of interest of European investors.

Organizer of the congress is "The Business Club of Georgia", which was founded in 2014 and already includes several large business companies. Co-organizers of the event are the Chamber of Commerce of Georgia and the National Investment Agency.

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Georgian FlyVista will launch flights between Tbilisi and Kiev from August, 28

Georgian Airways FlyVista from August, 28 will launch flights on the route Tbilisi - Kiev (airport "Kiev") - Tbilisi. Schedule provides fly from Tbilisi to Kiev at 13:00, from Kiev to Tbilisi at 15:25. Flight time is 1 hour 45 minutes.

According to a press release from the airline, flights will be operated from Tbilisi to Kiev three times a week - on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays – by Aircraft Boeing 737-300 with cabin only economy class, which will be offered food and drinks to be paid on board .

Ticket price in one direction – is up to $ 99, including all airport taxes and fees. Tickets can be purchased at the office of the General Agency Sales FlyVista in Kiev - Ukrainian Handling Company, in accredited travel agencies, as well as on the web page of the company.

Free baggage allowance on the flights - 20 kg and 7 kg hand baggage.

FlyVista is airline operating scheduled passenger flights to neighboring countries in Tbilisi. Currently FlyVista is already flying from Tbilisi to Teheran and plans to open flights to Moscow, Almaty, Prague, Minsk, Istanbul and Baku.

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Announced tender for construction of the port Anakliya

The Georgian government, through the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, invites local and international companies to take part in the competition for expression of interest for the construction of a new multi-function port Anakliya (Western Georgia), was said in the press service of the Georgian prime minister.

According to information, by the order of the Georgian government was set up a commission for reviewing the applications for participation in the competition for the expression of interest, which is headed by the Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili.

This decision was preceded a research made by partner funds of Georgia in order to choose the best location for the port. As a result of the 10 locations, located on the Black Sea coast between Inguri and Chorokhi, priority was given to Anaklia, as compared to alternative locations, dock has the prospect of expansion and development, as well as good access to the deep sea canyon.

Georgian Prime Minister said that the location of Anakliya differs with competitive advantages and called the construction of infrastructure project on this scale the most important for the country. According to him, the port Anakliya will raise the transit potential of the country to a new level.

We recall that the issue of Anakliya port development and tight-fitting area was discussed in February 2014 at a meeting of the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Giorgi Kvirikashvili with the president of the American investment holding "Conti Group" Kurt Conti, during which "Conti Group" presented a three-phase project of port building, with the throughput capacity of 100 million tons.

"According to preliminary calculations, besides a port in Anaklia is expected to develop a logistics and industrial zone, construction of an international airport and a liquefied natural gas terminal", - according to the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, noting that "Conti Group" has 100 years of experience in the management of similar projects .

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In Georgia are preparing for the Youth Olympic Festival

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In May 2015, in Georgia will be held the Youth Olympic Festival.

Now actively are conducting preparatory works for comfortable conditions for fans and athletes - for main participants. From 49 countries are expected more than 3,000 young athletes, they will compete in 9 sports.

Recently, the place where the Olympic village is being built was visited by the Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili. He inspected the construction site and later told the press that the construction of the complex is likely will be completed ahead of schedule. He stressed the importance of the event, and that subsequently the new facilities will be used for the development of sports in Georgia. In particular, a new swimming pool, which is currently still under construction, can be maintained for training present and future champions. In addition, the preparing is conducted in the city, where a large influx of tourists is expected.


Hotels, entertainment venues, parks - it all will be ready to receive foreign guests. Tbilisi can be used modern innovative building technologies that ensure high rates of work and comfort indoors.

On May 25, 2015 a delegation from Georgia will receive the Olympic flame in Greece and will deliver it to the place of the Youth Olympic Festival. The event promises to be a big deal.

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Unique archaeological finds are discovered in Mtskheta

Unique archaeological finds were discovered on Pikris Gora (mountain) in the town of Mtskheta (the ancient capital of Georgia, located near Tbilisi) during construction works on private site in the territory of old graves, according to the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia.

By law, the construction works has been suspended and for the archaeologists began investigations who work on the Pikris Gora (mountain) since the end of July - when finds were discovered. In the study area they have discovered and studied early medieval burial, among them - five kinds of burials.

"In places of burials were found gold rings, hooks for clothes and a gold coin of the Byzantine Emperor Constantine VIII (1025-1028), that confirms that the citizens of Mtskheta were buried in the burial ground of Pikris Gora (mountain) not only in the IV-VI centuries, but also in the Middle Ages "- is said on the official website of the department.

In addition to coins and gold ornaments were also found other items - fasteners, brooches, storage vessels and incense made from different materials rings and beads.

"On Pikris Gora (mountain) in Mtskheta were found family and individual graves, and the majority of the dead were buried according to Christian rules", - is said in the announcement. At the same time it is indicated that founded items during archaeological excavations are similar to those that have been found previously at different times in the examinations of other ancient burial places in Mtskheta.

The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, together with the National Agency for Protection of Cultural Heritage of Georgia will consider that findings were given the status of "moving monuments".

"The public will see the new finds in Tbilisi in autumn of this year. Till the end of August it will be decided which of the museums will be present new materials. Then unique found items will be stored in the new Museum of Mtskheta", - said the ministry.

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Georgian delegation is sent to the UN General Assembly

Today in New York for the UN General Assembly was sent a delegation of the Academy of Diplomacy and politics of Georgia.

UN Assembly is the biggest event of the year, which is held in the general headquarters and is presented delegations from all member countries of the UN.

In the General Assembly by a special invitation are attended by representatives of international organizations, politicians and academics who develop resolutions and major policies in various fields. The Georgian side the delegation includes officials from the public sector and representatives of the diplomatic corps.

In Georgia, the delegation consists of the Academy of Diplomacy and the policy of Georgia on the basis of the official exclusive rights of the United Nations.

By the statement of the founder of the Academy, Teona Lavrelashvili: "It is encouraging that the UN delegation will be attended by Georgia in a big staff that actively will participate in all sessions and meetings. We intend to emphasize the issue of Georgia's territorial integrity and to demonstrate once again the international partners that the integrity of Georgia is going vital for our generation".

Diplomatic mission in the United States will continue for 10 days, and delegation will be received in Washington, the White House and the State Department, where will be scheduled plans for future cooperation.

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From September in Georgia will be two parliamentary capitals

According to Kobakhidze parliamentary sessions will be held in the new building in Kutaisi, and offices and committee hearings - in old building in Tbilisi.

"The parliamentary session will be held in Kutaisi on Wednesday and Friday. As for the meetings of the bureau, committee hearings, and varieties of activities, including meetings with citizens - will be held in Tbilisi. Overall, the work and the life of the parliament will be in Tbilisi" - said Kobahidze.


Representatives of the parliamentary minority of "United National Movement", which, as in the past, that was ruling party achieved to move the parliament to Kutaisi, they believe that the separation of the two cities will lead to additional costs.

"The parliamentary majority has done everything possible that Kutaisi did not obtain of being parliamentary city. Up today, you can congratulate the members of the parliamentary majority - they will have two working cabinets, in western Georgia - Kutaisi, and in eastern Georgia – Tbilisi, said the representative of the United National Movement.

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