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Archil Mestvirishvili Resigns from the National Bank of Georgia

Archil Mestvirishvili has announced his resignation from the National Bank of Georgia, taking to social media to make the official statement.

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Georgia's Central Election Commission Allocates ₾54 Million for Advanced Voting Technologies From Smartmatic

The Central Election Commission (CEC) of Georgia has selected Smartmatic International Holding for the acquisition of specialized vote counting and voter verification equipment.

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Georgia Abolishes Visa Requirements for Chinese Citizens to Boost Tourism and Trade

Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili announced today during a government meeting that Georgia will henceforth allow Chinese citizens to enter the country without a visa. This landmark decision aims to bolster tourism and fortify economic ties between Georgia and the world's second-largest economy.

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Sopho Japaridze launches campaign in support of Mikheil Saakashvili

Sopho Japaridze, a member of the United National Movement, whom ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili called his representative, told reporters that she was starting a campaign in which she would visit all of Georgia and convey the opinion of the population to Mikheil Saakashvili.

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Irakli Garibashvili met with Benjamin Netanyahu

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. According to the Georgian government apparatus, the prime ministers held a meeting both in person and in an expanded format.

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Salome Zurabishvili: We must come to our senses and fight against a common enemy, not against each other

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili visited the fraternal cemetery in Mukhatgverdi on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the August war. She honored the memory of those who died in the war and commented to the media:

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Mikheil SaakashviliAs Commander-in-Chief, it was doubly painful for me to watch Russian army destroy modern Georgia

“Burned houses and bombed-out cities, unhappy families and orphans – the August war was a tragedy that left a deep mark on the modern history of our country,” ex-President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili writes about the August 2008 war.

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Croatia Reaffirms Strong Support for Georgia's European and Transatlantic Aspirations

In his speech at the official opening ceremony of the Georgian Embassy in Zagreb, Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia, Andrej Plenkovic, expressed unwavering support for Georgia's journey towards European and transatlantic ambitions. He emphasized Croatia's respect for Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity, while acknowledging the challenges the country faces in resolving issues related to the occupied territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

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US State Department Commends Georgia's Investment Climate

The US State Department recently published a report lauding the investment environment in Georgia, attributing its success to economic stability and progressive reforms undertaken by the nation.

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S&P Global Ratings Confirms Georgia's Banking Sector's Sustainable Growth

Natia Turnava, Acting President of the National Bank, expressed her satisfaction with the recent report from S&P Global Ratings, which affirms the robust and sustainable development of the Georgian banking system.

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Irakli Garibashvili: Georgia must draw conclusions from the Vilnius summit - NATO does not want a Third World War

“NATO is not taking effective steps to join Ukraine, and we, Georgia, must first of all think about ourselves, and this example is a lesson for us,” Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili said, commenting on the NATO summit in Vilnius.

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Metropolitan Shio - Thank God, I'm fine

Metropolitan Shio Mujiri of Senaki and Chkhorotskuy gave the first comment on the state of his health and the widespread statement about his poisoning.

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Metropolitan Nikoloz - Metropolitan Shio feels great, and if someone poisoned him, then this killer is no good

According to the Metropolitan of Akhalkalaki, Kumurdo and Kari Nikoloz, the case of the poisoning of Metropolitan Shio, as well as the "cyanide case" were fabricated by journalists.

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NATO doors are open for Georgia and reforms are needed - Kelly Degnan

"To join NATO, Georgia must take concrete steps, we are talking about reforms," said US Ambassador to Georgia Kelly Degnan.

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Kazakhstan Embraces Work-Life Balance: Introduces 4-Day Work Week

In a move that highlights Kazakhstan's commitment to the well-being of its citizens, the country has announced a transition to a 4-day work week from July of this year. This decision, aimed at enhancing work-life balance, is expected to benefit employees across the nation.

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Natia Turnava: The First Woman to Hold Presidency Role at National Bank of Georgia

The National Bank of Georgia (NBG) Council has appointed Natia Turnava as the First Vice President, marking a historic moment as she becomes the first woman to act as the bank's president. The position was established following amendments to the Organic Law on the National Bank by the Georgian Parliament, allowing the First Vice President to assume presidential responsibilities in their absence.

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Low Digital Integration Hinders E-commerce Development in Georgia

Only 9% of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Have Websites with Sophisticated Functionality.

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Several protesters were detained near Tbilisi International Airport

Near the Tbilisi International Airport, law enforcement officers of Georgia detained several protesters.

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Erdoğan leads the presidential elections in Turkey, but the second round will take place

In the last May 14 presidential elections in Turkey, none of the candidates scored the 50% required to win in the first round. Подсчитано 99% of votes. If the situation does not change, the winner will be determined in the second round on May 28.

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The Russian Ministry of Defense recognized the retreat in the area of Bakhmut

The Russian Ministry of Defense acknowledged the retreat of its forces from positions north of Bakhmut. This was stated at a briefing by the official representative of the Ministry Igor Konashenkov.

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Georgian Dream left the Socialist Party of Europe

Georgian Dream left the Socialist Party of Europe, where she was an observer.Irakli Kobakhidze, chairman of the ruling party, cites the ideological transformation of the European Socialist Party and the lack of support for the Georgian Dream as the reason.

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President Zurabishvili Demands Security Council Meeting Over Russian Visa Regime

Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili is calling for a meeting of the Security Council to discuss the introduction of 3-month visas, following Russia's cancellation of the visa regime and restoration of direct flights to Georgia.

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Georgian Dream 20%, National Movement 5%, none of the parties 34% - NDI poll

The National Democratic Institute (NDI) publishes another sociological study on political parties in Georgia.

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Ukraine attacked the Kremlin with drones

Ukraine carried out an attack on the Kremlin using unmanned aerial vehicles. This was reported by the press service of the President of Russia.

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First Deputy Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture of Georgia, Gela Khanishvili, Resigns from Post

Gela Khanishvili, the First Deputy Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture of Georgia, has announced his resignation from the position. 

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