Chamber of Control of Georgia and the National Bank of Georgia have agreed the principles of financial monitoring of political parties in the country. The details of the agreement were officially described in the memorandum, which was signed by the head of the Control Chamber Levan Bezhashvili and the president of the National Bank Giorgi Kadagidze today. According to the memorandum, the National Bank takes responsibility to provide information promptly if requested by the Chamber of Control. The National Bank will assist the Control Chamber in coordinated work with commercial banks too. The details of the financial monitoring were changed after the parliament of Georgia adopted amendments to the Law on Political Unions in December 2011.
Chairman of Georgian National Electricity Regulatory Commission (GNERC) Guram Chalagashvili was released today on bail. City Court in Kutaisi ordered GEL 3,000 bail for Chalagashvili instead of Gel 10,000 requested by the prosecution.
President of the National Bank of Georgia Giorgi Kadagidze has expressed his concerns regarding the weakened economic activity in the country in the first weeks of the year. Giorgi Kadagidze has spoken about this after the meting with the Moldovan counterparts, to whom he explained the reforms and projects carried out in the banking sector.
President`s three legislative initiatives will be sent to the parliament in a few days for consideration. Mikheil Saakashvili has proposed economic amnesty for the support to business and it should refer to all economic and tax arrears...
Before his departure to Afghanistan, President Saakashvili met with citrus growers in Batumi. President was reported about the citrus export issues and the price, which he said was much lower in comparison with previous years as well as the harvest.
Minister of Finance Nodar Khaduri commented on the initiative of Tbilisi mayor Gigi Ugulava, who held the presentation of the 100-GEL voucher system for communal taxes and who slammed the government of Georgia for its tariff policy.
According to Tbilisi budget 2013 adopted by the City Assembly [Sakrebulo], the subscribers in the capital will be presented with 100 GEL communal vouchers. The vulnerable families, which have 70,000 rating scores...
Azerbaijan may revise the tariff on natural gas to Georgia after the statement made by Bidzina Ivanishvili that the project of the Karsi-Akhalkalaki railway might be reviewed. News agency Regnum has reported about this based on the statements of the Azerbaijan`s governmental officials.