Tender for procurement of 100 municipal buses disrupted
The tender announced by the Tbilisi mayor`s office for the purchase of 100 municipal buses has been disrupted. The municipal officials say the failure to accomplish the tender was caused by the lack of required funds in the municipal budget and the failure of the city assembly to adopt the 2014 budget of Tbilisi.
The tender was announced on November 4, 2013. The municipal officials explain that the funds of the municipal budget lacks the funds intended for the purchase of the buses in the value proposed by the winning bidder company.
One of the bidders of the tender, Golden Drago company plans to file a lawsuit against the mayor`s office. The company is objecting to the termination of the tender, saying the mayhor`s office disrupted the process of tender deliberately to prevent their company from participating in it.
Russian helicopters have violated Georgian airspace - several helicopters flew over the Georgian controlled territory from the occupied Tskhinvali Region yesterday and from the occupied Abkhazia today.
President of Georgia paid tribute to the memory of Georgian national hero, Zhiuli Shartava on his 70th anniversary. Giorgi Margvelashvili announced at the memorial today that by commemorating Zhiuli Shartava, he was also paying tribute to all, who fell in the tragedy of Abkhazia.
Today the first National Hero of independent Georgia – Zhiuli Shartava would become 70 years old. Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili together with Defence Minister Irakli Alasania, other members of Georgian Government and MPs paid a tribute to the memory of Zhiuli Shartava at Saburtalo Pantheon.
Two tourists were killed, two others are missing and only one of the crew survived in an avalanche in Ushguli. The survived tourist contacted the rescue service for help in Ushguli. Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia has already confirmed the report about the death of tourists.
Interpol is considering the request of the Ukraine`s government to issue an arrest warrant for ousted president Viktor Yanukovych. The international organization has received an official letter from the Ukraine`s government and will publish the order warrant on its website soon.