Two influential ministers of the Israeli government have voiced an initiative to abolish visa regime with Georgia - the proposal was voiced at the meeting with Minister of Sustainable Development and Economics of Georgia, Mrs. Vera Kobalia. The ministers agreed that the abolition of the visa regime will be a new stimulus for the business circles of both countries to plan and implement new joint projects; in addition, the decision will facilitate development of tourism in both countries. Vera Kobalia also held meeting with the Minister of Transport and Road Security Israel Katz focused on the growth of competition in the aviation sector.
Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili hosted the delegation of the Asseco Group at his residence today. The sides discussed investment environment for the IT technologies in Georgia at present.
United National Movement is concerned about the fall of the index of economic growth in the country. Giorgi Vashadze of the parliamentary minority says the official data released the State Department of Statistics shows that both import and export were reduced during the past month.
United National Movement says the economic situation in the country is alarming. Giorgi Baramidze of the party quoted the report of the National Department of Statistics of Georgia at today`s briefing and said that only in the first quarter of the year; the number of jobs in the private sector was reduced with 42,000.
Russia`s chief sanitarian doctor Genady Onishchenko says that the group of his experts arguably will not arrive for the third phase of inspection of Georgian wine-making companies in June as it was planned.
United National Movement is concerned about the growth of unemployment in the country. Zurab Japaridze of the party briefed in this regards today and announced that according to the official statistics published yesterday, the number of the citizens, who lost their jobs in private sector in the first quarter of the year 2013 reached 42,000.