Consultations with WB on Georgian agriculture underway in Washington
Delegation of the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia is holding consultations with the representatives of the World Bank regarding the development of agriculture sector in Georgia.
Deputy Minister Konstantine Kobakhidze has already met with the managers of the agriculture and regional sectors of the World Bank and discussed several projects, which are already underway with the support of the WB in Georgia.
Georgian delegation and the World Bank authorities continue discussions on the long-term strategy of the agriculture development and specific projects for Georgia.
Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili and OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Knut Vollebæk discussed protection of rights of national minorities in Georgia at the meeting held at PM`s residence on Wednesday.
Chairperson of the Parliament of Georgia pays official visit to Great Britain. Davit Usupashvili spoke about Georgia`s political priorities, recent developments and bilateral cooperation with British side at the meeting with the members of the British Parliament.
Minister of Defense of Georgia Irakli Alasania will visit Washington on August 19. The ministry press-office is reporting that Alasania was invited to the United States on an official visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
Former governor of the Mtskheta region has been arrested. Vakhtang Kipshidze is currently held at the Gori insulator. Ex-governor is charged with embezzlement and misappropriation of state budget funds.
Charge d`Affaires Bridget Brink says that she and the Ambassador, Richard Norland were shocked about the videos discovered in an underground camouflaged secret store in Samegrelo a few days ago. Bridget Brink said that they were reported about the contents of the videos...