State officials were detained for bribery on Thursday. Law enforcers detained Robizon Tavadze, director of the plant, licensed by the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development and Zurab Veruleishvili, the head of the local municipality of Samtredia district.
As reported, the detainees extorted cash in the amount of GEL 6000 from a certain entrepreneur for assisting him to register a land area.
Constitutional Security Department has also detained Irakli Gigineishvili, the employee of Registry and Privatization Regional Division of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development.
Law enforcers released today a video footage depicting the talks over the amount of the bribe between the entrepreneurs and the state officials.
One more Georgian brand has been allowed to Russian market - one of the most popular mineral waters, Sairme is now sold in the Russian capital. The first part of export - 200,000 bottles, was carried out this month.
United National Movement is concerned about the economic regress in the country and calls on the government to apply to all necessary measures for overcoming the increasing crisis. Member of the parliamentary minority Giorgi Kandelaki spoke about these issues at the briefing today.
Chief sanitarian doctor of Russia, Genady Onishchenko is satisfied with the quality of the spirits exported from Georgia to Russia after passing several phases of inspection on the site. Onishchenko said in his recent interview that over 618,000 liters of alcoholic drinks were exported from Georgia and the product met local standards.
First Georgia-Iran business forum was opened in Tbilisi today. Business persons from Iran, representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and Trade and Georgian officials are meeting at Expo Georgia Exhibition Center.
Batumi is hosting a joint conference of the GUAM Parliamentary Assembly and Baltic Assembly. The chairperson of the GUAM Parliamentary Assembly, Georgian Parliament`s Vice Speaker Zurab Abashidze told reporters that during the two days the participants of the conference would take a resolution