The beginning of negotiations on free trade relations between Georgia and the European Union will be officially announced today - Karel de Gucht, European Commissioner for Trade, has arrived in Georgia today.
Within the visit, Belgium`s foreign minister will hold meeting with the prime minister of Georgia Nika Gilauri. The first round of the negotiation will be held by the end of March.
European Union took a decision to begin negotiations on free trade relations with Georgia about two months ago.
The Tbilisi City Hall has suspended thirty-one infrastructure projects in the capital. These projects, including the rehabilitation of the railway bridge in Temka district, had to be launched under the tenders already conducted in the mayor`s office.
The Georgian delegation will be led by the Prime Minister at the inaugural ceremony of the President of Turkey - Foreign Minister confirmed that the President of Georgia won`t be present at the inauguration and explained the reasons of the decision.
The United States does not recognize the so-called presidential elections held in Georgia`s breakaway Abkhazia last Sunday. The state department`s spokesperson, Jen Psaki started her daily briefing with the statement on Georgia.
The government of Georgia has taken a decision to change visa regulations for non-Georgian citizens. The new regulations for travelling to Georgia will be enforced from September 1st, 2014 and the visitors will no longer be able to get visas at the border check-points, but in the Georgian diplomatic missions abroad.
The Prime Minister of Georgia has assigned the Cabinet to provide maximum support to their colleagues in Ukraine. Irakli Gharibashvili addressed the ministers at the meeting of the government this morning.
The Minister of Internal Affairs today arrived in the disaster affected Dariali Gorge today to observe the disaster elimination activities. The Minister personally attended the rescue and the road cleaning operation.