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.
Speaker of the parliament of Georgia Davit Usupashvili has downplayed concerns of the opposition regarding the reduction of economic progress as it was indicated in the report of the National Office of Statistics of Georgia published yesterday.
One more Georgian brand has been allowed to Russian market - one of the most popular mineral waters, Sairme is now sold in the Russian capital. The first part of export - 200,000 bottles, was carried out this month.
United National Movement is concerned about the economic regress in the country and calls on the government to apply to all necessary measures for overcoming the increasing crisis. Member of the parliamentary minority Giorgi Kandelaki spoke about these issues at the briefing today.
Chief sanitarian doctor of Russia, Genady Onishchenko is satisfied with the quality of the spirits exported from Georgia to Russia after passing several phases of inspection on the site. Onishchenko said in his recent interview that over 618,000 liters of alcoholic drinks were exported from Georgia and the product met local standards.
First Georgia-Iran business forum was opened in Tbilisi today. Business persons from Iran, representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and Trade and Georgian officials are meeting at Expo Georgia Exhibition Center.