France to sponsor rehabilitation of airport runway
The government of France will sponsor the rehabilitation and the extension of the Tbilisi airport runway. But before the beginning of rehabilitation works, the ADPI Company [Aeroports de Paris] will conduct the study of the airport. The project will be partly financed by Georgian government. Minister of Economic Development Zurab Pololikashvili agreed the details of the project with the ADPI representatives and the ambassador of France to Georgia. The French government will allocated 705,000 EURO for the study of the works. `This money will be completely spent on the preparation works before the rehabilitation begins. The company which implements the project is Aeroports de Paris with very serious experience,` the minister said.
Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili hosted the delegation of the Asseco Group at his residence today. The sides discussed investment environment for the IT technologies in Georgia at present.
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.