Minister of Sustainable development and Economics of Georgia visited Kutaisi today, where she met with the members of the management group of the rehabilitation and reconstruction project of the Kopitnari airport. The meeting was held at the Kutaisi House of Government. The participants of the meeting were introduced with the implementation of the project and viewed the reconstruction works. Teh construction of the new airport is due to be over in 2012. The government hopes to attract the air-companies offering cheap services to passengers. The airport will take flights from and to Europe and Asia as well in the region. It will be equpped with modern navigation systems.
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`.