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.
Russia`s chief sanitarian doctor, Genady Onishchenko has made yet another statement on the visit of his inspectors to Georgia. The visit was delayed due to the fact that the Georgian side sent documents of 12 more wine maker companies to the Russian side, which need to be considered.
The Georgian PM also said the process of restoring Ishkhani and Oshki on the territory of Turkey will be observed by Georgian experts. While the Georgian party promised Turkey to take care of Turkish monuments in Georgia.
Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili has paid one-day official visit to Turkey on February 14. During today`s visit PM Ivanishvili met with Turkish President Abdullah Gul, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Parliamentary Speaker Cemil Çiçek.
New reduced tariff of natural gas will be enforced from spring 2013. The government reduces the tariff with 0,05 GEL and it will cost 0,46 GEL. The final decision on tariff reduction will be announced by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources next week.
Delegation of the ministry of agriculture of Georgia and the representatives of Samtrest (the Georgian Wine and Vine Department) have finished the first meeting with Russia`s chief sanitarian Genady Onishchenko in Moscow today.