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No Georgian citizens among injured in Mexico earthquake
Publish Time: 2017-09-20 12:16:00
There are no Georgian citizens among the dead or injured as a result of an earthquake which struck Mexico. Nikoloz Svanidze, the representative of Georgian Embassy to Mexico reports in that regard. According to him, at this stage 25 citizens of Georgia are fixed at the territory. The representative of the Embassy calls on Georgian citizens to keep calm.
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Special portfolio Space for Ideas created on the web-page of Broadcaster
Publish Time: 2017-09-19 18:58:00
A special portfolio Space for Ideas has been created on the web-page of the First Channel of the Georgian Public Broadcaster with the purpose to shoot documentary films.Any Georgian documentalist is able to submit own project application. The projects will be selected by the Directors of Georgian Film Production Selection and Monitoring Service and Media Production.The best projects’ authors will be interviewed before the final decision.
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Party Donations - SAO starts questioning of donors of Georgian Dream and European Georgia
Publish Time: 2017-09-18 16:05:00
Political party funding - SAO starts questioning of donors of Georgian Dream and European Georgia. One of the donors, Mariam Raminashvili, member of European Georgia is being questioned at this moment. Two more donors are expected in Audit Service at 5 p.m, today.14 donors have been summoned in all. According to the official information, the ruling party Georgian Dream received 240 000 GEL in donations.The European Georgia party is in second place in terms of donations: The opposition party received 60 300 GEL in donations.
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Donors of European Georgia and Georgian Dream expected in SAO
Publish Time: 2017-09-18 12:05:00
The State Audit Office of Georgia starts inquiry of the donors of European Georgia and Georgian Dream.The ruling party Georgian Dream received 240 000 GEL in donations.The European Georgia party is in second place in terms of donations: The opposition party received 60 300 GEL in donations.
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Kakha Kaladze met with the residents of Samgori district
Update Time: 2017-09-17 16:08:00
Tbilisi Mayoral candidate from Georgian Dream met with the residents of Samgori district. Kakha Kaladze is acquainted with the problems from the residents of Varketili, Orkhevi, Lilo, Airport settlement and Tsinubani village.Kaladze offered a vision of city development to the voters. He talked about challenges existing in Tbilisi and ways of solving them. The mayoral candidate focused on urban development and ecological condition in Tbilisi. 
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One died as a result of explosion at Sandro Euli Street, Tbilisi
Publish Time: 2017-09-16 20:05:00
One person died as a result of an explosion at Sandro Euli Street today. The explosion occurred atthe former building of the Cybernetics Institute, which is under the reconstruction. Died man was performing repair works during the incident.According to locals the blast presumably occurred as a result of repair works. Representatives of the Department of Labor conditions’ Inspection have arrived at the site.
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International Medical Conference ongoing in Tbilisi
Publish Time: 2017-09-16 16:19:00
The 3rd international Medical Conference is ongoing in Tbilisi. Local and foreign doctors are discussing issues related to derma-oncology within 2 days; in particular: innovative methods of research, early diagnosis of skin cancer and its prevention.The experts from Poland, Austria, Great Britain and New Zealand are participating in the forum. The master classes will be held tomorrow, at the final stage of the conference.
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New academic year 2017-2018 started with novelties - Free books and laptops for schoolchildren
Publish Time: 2017-09-15 20:21:00
New academic year started in public schools of Georgia. Including schools in the occupied regions of Georgia.575 000 pupils will study in public and private schools this year, including 56 300 first graders. From first to 12th grade, free textbooks will be providedIn academic year 2017-2018, schools are meeting with novelties. Table games will be introduced from September. From October, the labor lessons will be restored and the vocational education institutions will be assigned to conduct it.The School meal is also changing. Selling of unhealthy products in the buffets will be prohibited and food monitoring at schools will be carried out by the Monitoring Service of Ministry of Education and Science. 
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56 300 first graders - New academic year 2017 with novelties
Publish Time: 2017-09-15 18:16:00
New academic year started in public schools of Georgia. 575 000 pupils will study in public and private schools this year, including 56 300 first graders. From first to 12th grade, free textbooks will be providedIn academic year 2017-2018, schools are meeting with novelties. Table games will be introduced from September. From October, the labor lessons will be restored and the vocational education institutions will be assigned to conduct it.The School meal is also changing. Selling of unhealthy products in the buffets will be prohibited and food monitoring at schools will be carried out by the Monitoring Service of Ministry of Education and Science. 
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Free books for schoolchildren - New academic year 2017-2018 started
Publish Time: 2017-09-15 18:09:00
New academic year started in public schools. 575 000 pupils will study in public and private schools this year, including 56 300 first graders. From first to 12th grade, free textbooks will be provided. Schoolchildren living in the occupied regions of Georgia will receive free books.Also, First-grade-aged children and their teachers were given laptops. The Minister of Education of Georgia Congratulated Students and Teachers on New Academic Year.
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Rehabilitated Pekini Street to be opened on September 18
Publish Time: 2017-09-15 16:15:00
Rehabilitated Pekini Street will open on September 18. The works were summed up at Tbilisi Government meeting. According to Tbilisi City Hall, only the pavement incrustation work is left and the street will open for both vehicles and pedestrians on September 18.According to Mayor of Tbilisi, apart from asphalt pavement construction, underground communication, water-supply network, traffic lights changed, refuge islands has created.  Also, Bike paths and new parking places are planned.According to Tbilisi city Hall, One-way traffic will be established on Pekini and Kostava Streets till 26 of May square.
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New academic year starts with various novelties for schoolchildren
Publish Time: 2017-09-15 16:14:00
New academic year started in public schools of Georgia. 575 000 pupils will study in public and private schools this year, including 56 300 first graders. From first to 12th grade, free textbooks will be providedIn academic year 2017-2018, schools are meeting with novelties. Table games will be introduced from September. From October, the labor lessons will be restored and the vocational education institutions will be assigned to conduct it.The School meal is also changing. Selling of unhealthy products in the buffets will be prohibited and food monitoring at schools will be carried out by the Monitoring Service of Ministry of Education and Science. 
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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.
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Work Meeting at Tbilisi City Hall
Publish Time: 2017-09-15 12:10:00
A work meeting is being held at The Tbilisi City Hall. The condition of kindergartens is the main topic to discuss.Also, the members of the government summarized the work carried out on Pekini Street and discussed future events.  
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President Margvelashvili Congratulates Students and Teachers on New Academic Year
Publish Time: 2017-09-15 09:21:00
President Margvelashvili Congratulates Students and Teachers on New Academic Year.I wholeheartedly congratulate you on the beginning of a new school year.The process of acquiring knowledge, new experience and friends starts from today, which is es
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Irakli Petriashvili elected as chairman of Trade Unions with the forth term
Publish Time: 2017-09-14 20:05:00
Irakli Petriashvili has been elected on post of Chairman of the Trade Unions with the forth term. 139 delegates voted for Irakli Petriashvili's candidacy. A total of 203 delegates took part in the voting process. Two candidates - Irakli Petriashvili and Amiran Zenaishvili were competing for post of Chairman.Another candidate, Davit Okitashvili withdrew his candidacy shortly before the voting. Okitashvili accuses the chairman of the trade unions of holding the congress with violations.
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"Georgia - The Cradle of Wine" - wine exhibition is ongoing in Bordeaux
Publish Time: 2017-09-14 18:20:00
The wine exhibition "Georgia - The Cradle of Wine" opened in the city of Bordeaux, France.Georgia is the first invited honorable host at the Wine History Museum.Georgian delegation headed by the Prime Minister is attending the exhibition in Bordeaux.
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Irakli Petriashvili elected as Chairman of Trade Unions
Update Time: 2017-09-14 18:00:00
United Trade Unions of Georgia has elected Irakli Petriashvili as the Chairman. 139 delegates voted for Irakli Petriashvili; Amiran Zenaishvili was supported by 62 votes; 2 ballots were annulled.A total of 203 delegates took part in the voting process. Two candidates - Irakli Petriashvili and Amiran Zenaishvili were competing for post of Chairman.Another candidate, Davit Okitashvili withdrew his candidacy shortly before the voting.
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Budget and Finance Committee considering changes to Law on Broadcasting
Publish Time: 2017-09-14 16:14:00
The parliamentary Budget and Finance Committee will consider changes to be made into Law on Broadcasting. The project envisages separation of authorities and duties of General Director of Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) and Board of Trustees. Changes will also refer to commercial advertising and sponsorship. According to the initiative, sponsorship of entertainment programs, international competitions, festivals and TV series are allowed.Amendments will apply to purchasing as well. According to the existing regulations, the broadcaster carries out all types of purchases in accordance with the law on state procurement; according to the initiated amendments, the regulations should not apply to the purchasing of products such as programs, feature and documentary films.
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MPs listen to Candidate for the post of Head of State Audit Service
Publish Time: 2017-09-14 16:09:00
Candidate for the post of Head of State Audit Service is being listened at the session of committee of finance and budget of parliament of Georgia for the time being.Irakli Mekvabishvili is introducing his plans and views to the MPs. The mains focus is made on qualitative reformation of the service.Oppositional lawmakers claim that they do not put his professionalism under doubt; however it is important how Mekvabishvili will maintain independence and be impartial.
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