Vano Merabishvili held today his first official meeting in teh capacity of a prime minister. He met with his Moldovan counterpart at the State Chancellery in Tbilisi.
The two prime ministers, after face-to-face meeting, visited the customs clearance zone in Lilo settlement in the suburban area of Tbilisi.
The two sides signed several agreements - among them a memorandum on visa free travel for Georgian and Moldovan citizens, also on cooperation in healthcare sphere and administrative assistance in customs issues.
The Moldovan governmental delegation will stay in Georgia for 4 days.
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.
Member of the parliament from United National Movement Giorgi Vashadze has expressed his concerns regarding the regress in country`s economy. MP Vashadze briefed at the Politiko press club today and said: `Process of economic development in Georgia is going backwards`.