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De facto Tskhinvali temporarily closes administrative border on September 19
Update Time: 2017-09-18 16:13:00
De facto authorities of Georgia’s eastern Tskhinvali (South Ossetia) region will temporarily close the administrative border that separates the breakaway area from the rest of Georgian territory. According to the de facto security committee, Administrative Boundary Line (ABL) will close on September 19 and reopen at 7 am on September 22.The de facto side said the temporary closure of the administrative border was due to security reasons, as the region celebrates 27th anniversary of the Republic of South Ossetia.
Fire is localized in Tusheti
Update Time: 2017-09-17 16:00:00
Fire is localized in Tusheti. According to Emergency Management Agency, the fire is localized and the liquidation works are intensively underway.For prevention of fire, special techniques and fire rescue-crews stay on the spot. According to the local people, 10 hectares of the pine forest burnt out.It should be noted that, fire in Tusheti broke out twice in a month.
Ucha Nanuashvili met locals of Imereti and Racha regions villages
Publish Time: 2017-09-16 12:24:00
Georgia’s public Defender Ucha Nanuashvili has held meetings with the locals of villages of Imereti and Racha regions.According to the Ombudsman's Office, the part of the villages lacks motorway road, potable water and irrigation systems, natural gas, ambulance. There are no pharmacy and rural doctors.About ten families affected by the earthquake in the 90s in Sachkhere district still live in carriages in unbearable conditions.The local population expresses dissatisfaction over the massive termination of status of the socially vulnerability.Ucha Nanuashvili believes that the benefits under the law on Development of Mountainous Regions will not ensure suspension of migration and additional programs are needed.
Future Camp in Anaklia closed
Publish Time: 2017-09-15 12:38:00
Future Camp was closed in Anaklia. The leaders and participants of the camp were presented musical repertory in front of the audience. The closing ceremony ended with fireworks. Anaklia's Future Camp hosted about 2 300 pupils from all parts of Georgia, including the Occupied Region of Abkhazia.
Public schools in the Occupied Regions of Georgia started the new school year
Publish Time: 2017-09-15 12:07:00
Public schools in the Occupied Regions of Georgia have started the new school year. The ministers and the representatives of presidential administration congratulated the pupils new school year.
Protest rally in Kutaisi
Update Time: 2017-09-13 18:25:00
Protest rally in KutaisiResidents of Queen Tamar Str #90 blocked the road. They blame the Government for inattentiveness and ask for solving water supply problem.
Fire in Shuakhevi is localized
Publish Time: 2017-09-12 05:45:00
Fire is localized in Darchidzeebi village, Shuakhevi. Shuakhevi governor Tariel Ebralidze confirmed the information. According to him, 300 square meters burnt out. Fire rescue crews still stay on the spot. Fire broke out on September 11 in Darchidzeebi village.
Prime Minister presents Georgian Dream mayoral candidates in Guria region
Update Time: 2017-09-11 12:23:00
Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili named Georgian Dream mayoral candidates in Guria region. Candidates of the Georgian Dream will be: Ozurgeti - Beglar Sioridze, Chokhatauri - Irakli Kuchava and Lanchkhuti - Aleko Sarishvili.After candidates’ presentation, Giorgi Kvirikashvili talked about implemented and planed infrastructural projects in Guria region.
Fire completely liquidated in Tusheti
Publish Time: 2017-09-10 13:51:00
Fire completely liquidated in Tusheti, near Khakhabo village. The information is confirmed by Ministry of Internal Affairs. Employees of the MIA, Emergency Management Agency and Special Tasks Department have completed the process of preventive treatment of the terrain.The torched remains will be monitored by rangers. Due to the prevention, Several groups of Emergency Management Agency stay on the spot.
Fatal Accident or violation of safety rules – two workers die in Batumi
Update Time: 2017-09-09 21:45:00
Two workers under 30 of age fell from a building being under construction in Batumi city of Georgia. Both men died. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, an investigation is launched under Article 240 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, which pertains to violation of safety rules that caused a death of a person. Locals residing nearby the building also presume that violation of safety rules became the reason of the fatal accident. Construction Company "Metro" denies allegations and claims that all the equipment used for construction works were in order. According to emergency medical center of Batumi, the young men had already died when an ambulance arrived at the incident site.
European Georgia presents Mayoral candidate in Adigeni
Publish Time: 2017-09-09 12:17:00
European Georgia Party presented Gela Sarishvili, as candidate for mayoral post in Adigeni Municipality. Sarishvili talked about social and infrastructure problems in the region. Leaders of European Georgia introduced locals with the party’s election program. They said that bureaucratic expenses and bonus salaries would be abolished and the released money would be used for increase of pensions if the party won in the elections.
National Movement presents Grigol Vashadze as Kutaisi mayoral candidate
Publish Time: 2017-09-08 18:24:00
United National Movement (UNM) Party has presented mayoral candidate in Kutaisi, Imereti region, today. Former Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze will run for post of Kutaisi Mayor in the forthcoming local self-governance elections. The party representatives say consultations were conducted for a month with Grigol Vashadze. The party will also present the candidate members of the Kutaisi City Hall in one week.
Agriculture Tourism International Conference to open in Batumi
Publish Time: 2017-09-08 16:28:00
International Conference of Agriculture Tourism will be opened at Sheraton Hotel in Batumi city of Adjara region of Georgia on September 9. About 150 specialists from Georgia and 7 different countries will attend the 2-day conference. Invited guests will hold presentations, seminars and discussions about perspectives of agriculture tourism development. Owners of family-inns from Lithuania, Turkey, Moldova, France and Ukraine will share their experience with participants of the conference. Visits to Adjara sightseeing sites will be arranged for the guests.
Heavy rain in Poti
Publish Time: 2017-09-08 12:10:00
Several streets were flood as a result of heavy rain in Poti town of western Samegrelo region. Pumping works are ongoing but are impeded by non-stop rain. Locals claim that sewage channels are out of order and Poti has been facing the problem for many years.
Firefighting works continue in Khulo
Publish Time: 2017-09-08 12:08:00
Firefighting works continue in Khulo, Adjara region. Emergency headquarters has resumed activities since 6 AM. About 500 firefighters and rescuers are involved in extinguishing efforts. Two helicopters are present in Khulo. According to Archil Chikovani, Head of Adjara Roads Department, firefighters and rescuers will be inspecting the fire-hit territory during the next 3-4 days.
Fire in Artana breaks out again
Publish Time: 2017-09-08 12:05:00
The fire in Artana village, eastern Kakheti region has broken out again. Dense smoke is arising from several destinations. Helicopters are undergoing through inspection and will become engaged in fire-localization efforts. Two Iranian helicopters are expected to arrive in the region.Firefighting works continued in Kakheti region during 7 days. The emergency headquarters presumes to have extinguished fire destinations in Tusheti forest by the end of today.
Firefighters battling largest fire in khulo
Publish Time: 2017-09-07 16:06:00
Firefighters battling largest fire in khulo, Shavnabada mountains. Due to the bad weather condition, aviation can not involve in the fire suppression operation. It rains from morning, temperature is low. Because of the mist, battling against fire got difficult. Up to 50 people work on the spot.
Fire in localized in Telavi
Publish Time: 2017-09-07 15:11:00
Fire in localized in Telavi, nearby the wine company GWS.According to the Fire-Rescue Service, the vineyard survived, but small part of the peach garden burnt out. Because of the strong wind, the fire quickly spread.
Road accident nearby Natakhtari village
Publish Time: 2017-09-07 12:42:00
Tragic road accident occurred nearby Natakhtari village, Georgia. At around 4 am, a car and a passenger bus collided. Two people are dead and three injured. According to Armenian press, bus was coming from Armenia to Georgia. The investigation is under the article 276, seventh part of the Criminal Code, on the fact of violation of the traffic safety or exploitation rules that resulted death of two or more people, The Armenian media has released photos of the incident.
Firefighters battling fire in Khulo
Publish Time: 2017-09-07 12:10:00
Firefighters battling fire in Khulo. Aviation is involved in the fire suppression operation. Rain has began recently in Adjara.Merab Tsulukidze works on the spot.