Archive for May, 2011

Trade Partnership Between Georgia And Turkey

Turkey has been Georgia’s biggest partner in the first quarter of 2011. According to Pirvely agency, the trade turnover between two states made U.S. $ 404 million in the reporting period. Georgia’s second largest trade partner remains Ukraine. The turnover amounted to $ 285 million, whereas Azerbaijan ranks 3 (U.S. $ 274 million). Georgia mostly […]

Georgian President and Turkish Premier Will Open New Customs Point

President of  Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will participate in the opening ceremony of a customs station in Sarpi – Spokesperson for Georgian President Manana Manjgaladze reported. It’s also known that, Erdogan will meet with Adzharia’s leadership. Sarpi is a resort on the coast of the Black Sea, on the […]

Georgian FM to visit Sweden And Denmark

Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze will leave for a working visit to Sweden and Denmark. According to Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister Nino Kalandadze, Georgia is on good partnership both with Sweden and Denmark and ministries of foreign affairs of these states make statements in support of Georgia. “These working visits are of great importance, as the […]

Maradona to manage Dubai’s Al-Wasl FC

Argentina football legend Diego Maradona will manage Dubai’s Al-Wasl FC. “We have reached an agreement with Maradona and we will release details later”  – Corriere Dello Sport reports referring to Ben Bayatt, Vice-President of Al-Wasl.

Georgian Defense Minister arrived in Baku

Defense Minister of Georgia Bacho Akhalaia arrived in Baku. Within the framework of the visit, he will meet with his Azerbaijani counterpart  Safar Abiyev, Georgian mass media reports. There is nothing known about the subjects of the discussion. But the information about the meeting will be presented to the media during the next few days. […]

Tsunami In Papua New Guinea!

A strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake has struck beneath the sea off Papua New Guinea today prompting a local tsunami alert, US seismologists said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the quake, which hit at 4.37am AEST at a depth of 43 kilometres some 120 kilometres west of the island of Bougainville in […]

Georgia Hopes For Eldrine!

Born in Tbilisi, the capital city of Georgia on 08.01.1990, Sophio Toroshelidze – the lead vocalist of Eldrine – studied at the Music College for Remarkable Students established under the umbrella of the State Conservatory of Tbilisi, where she continued her education after finishing the college at the Department of Polyphonic Singing and Conducting. In […]

Eathquake strikes off Japan!

A 6,2 magnitude earthquake hit Japan on Saturday. The earthquake shook east of  HonsuIsland, RIA Novosti reports referring to U.S. Geological Survey. The quake epicenter was 57 km west of  Iwaki city at the depth of 37,6 km. No tsunami warning was issued. There have not been reports of injured.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Istanbul!

President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Istanbul to participate in the Fourth United Nations Conference on Least Developed Countries. Deputy Governor of Istanbul Ahmet Aydin met the Iranian delegation at the airport. During his visit, he will hold meetings with Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

USAID Deputy Administrator Will Visit Georgia

Deputy Administrator of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Donald Steinberg will visit Georgia on May 10, Pirveli agency reports. He will get acquainted with implementation of USAID programs in Georgia. As the Georgian media informs, the government plans some different events for this day.