Georgian Prime Minister Nika Gilauri paid an official visit to Lebanon. He has already held meetings with the chairperson of the Lebanon`s parliament and the Prime Minister of the Country. At the meetings, the sides agreed to form an inter-governmental council, which will work on the cooperation issues, making investments in Georgia and the simplification of visa relations.
It has been also decided that Lebanon`s governmental delegation headed by Prime Minister would arrive in Georgia soon.
Nika Gilauri also attended a forum of Lebanon`s business authorities and introduced economic situation of Georgia to them. Several businessmen showed great interest to Georgia`s tourism infrastructure, agriculture and energy sectors.
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
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.