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September 1, 1998

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politics

    EDUARD SHEVARDNADZE WILL NOT VISIT JOKHAR-KALE (GROZNY) FOR CELEBRATION OF CHECHNYA’S INDEPENDENCE

    About this stated President’s Press Secretary Vakhtang Abashidze. According to him, the reason of this was extreme busyness of President Shevardnadze, however, he also mentioned “complex” relations, which presently exist between Georgiaand Russia.


    ARMENIA ADDRESSED GEORGIA WITH THE REQUEST TO BE A MEDIATOR DURING SETTLEMENT OF THE RELATIONSHIPS WITH TURKEY AND AZERBAIJAN

    As became known to Sarke, with this request Georgian authorities were addressed by the Armenian Foreign Minister Varden Oskanyan during his recent visit to Tbilisi. This information was confirmed by Georgian Foreign Ministry, as well as Armenian.


    TODAY PARLIAMENT SANCTIONED THE CANDIDATES TO THE POSTS OF AMBASSADOR TO RUSSIA AND OF THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN ECONOMIC RELATIONS AND TRADE

    This is first, after the summer holidays, action of the Georgian Parliament. Yesterday, in the committees and fractions were discussed the candidates to the post of Ambassador.


    VLADISLAV ARDZINBA APPOINTED THE NEW ABKHAZIAN REPRESENTATIVE FOR GEORGIAN-ABKHAZIAN NEGOTIATIONS

    President of the self-proclaimed Republic of Abkhazia freed from the occupied post his representative in the Parliament Batal Tabagua and appointed him as an Abkhazian representative at Georgian-Abkhazian negotiations. Hitherto this post was occupied by Tamaz Ketsba.


    THE SUBDIVISIONS OF THE GEORGIAN ARMY WILL PARTICIPATE IN THE NATO TRAININGS IN THE FRAMES OF THE PROGRAM “PARTNERSHIP FOR PEACE”

    The military intelligence platoon of the Main Military Intelligence Agency will participate in the trainings, which will be held on September 5-10 in Macedonia. What concerns the subdivisions on preparing the non-fight operations, they will participate in the trainings, which will be held on September 29 – October 4 on the territory of Turkey.


    GEORGIAN PARLIAMENT CHAIRMAN ACCEPTED THE PARLIAMENT DELEGATION FROM FINLAND

    At the meeting with Zurab Zhvania was spoken about the integration of Georgia into European structures. Finish MPs also met with the Leader of the Parliament Majority Lana Gogoberidze and Education Minister Alexander Kartozia.


economics

    PROGRAM PROVIDING THE FINANCIAL-ECONOMICAL STABILIZATION IN GEORGIA WILL BECOME AN IMF’S DISCUSSION SUBJECT

    Today to Washington, to agree the program with the fund, departed the Georgian delegation headed by Finance Minister Mikheil Tchkuaseli. Should be mentioned, that with this program are not yet aquainted neither government, nor Parliament of the country.


    AT TODAY’S TRADES AT THE INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE OF GRAIN AND OIL PRODUCTS WERE SOLD 314 T OF AMERICAN GRAIN

    There were effected 3 bargains, minimal price made 245.70 Lari for 1 tonn of American corn, maximal price – 253.80 Lari. As informed Director of the Exchange Teimuraz Khorkhomelidze, due to the low demand Kazakh and German corn were removed from today’s bid by the owners of the products.


society

    ZURAB ZHVANIA SUMMONS THE PARLIAMENT TO THE HARD WORK, AND SHALVA NATELASHVILI – TO THE RETURN OF THE CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

    At the opening today fall session of the Georgian Parliament, Zurab Zhvania summoned the MPs to prepare for the hard work to secure the political and social stability in the country. According to him, the recent terrorist act in Zugdidi witnesses the extremely tense situation in the country.


    NEITHER OF THE 3 PROJECTS, PRESENTED AT THE CONTEST “MEMORIAL OF THE GUMISTA FRONT WARRIORS”, WAS APPROVED BY THE JURY IN SUKHUMI

    About this informed the issued in Sukhumi newspaper Respublika Abkhazia, which is the organ of the separatist Parliament. Jury with the majority of votes decided that the projects need a rework and gave the authors additional time for this.


    TODAY IN GEORGIA STARTED THE SCHOOL YEAR

    President Shevardnadze personally congratulated with house-warming the students and teachers of the new school in Tbilisi’s suburbs. School, calculated on 600 students, is completed with Czech inventory and furniture.


    IN TBILISI WAS CONDUCTED THE PRESENTATION OF THE CLUB SHALOM

    The club presentation was held yesterday in the Youth Palace in the limits of celebrating the 26-century anniversary of Jews living in Georgia. It unites 150 specialists in the agriculture sphere, which attended the courses of increasing the qualification in Israel.


    STARTING FROM TODAY, THE WAGES AND STIPENDS IN GEORGIA ARE INCREASED BY 10%

    This is already second 10%-increase, since the beginning of the current year, realized in the limits of the President’s decree “On Additional Measures For Improvement Of The Wages Of The Budget Sphere Employees And Providing The Social Security Of The Population”. Monthly to the State Budget is picked out 4.5 million Lari, out of which 2.5 million is envisaged to increase the titular wage-rate and hour pay of the 350,000 people working in the budget sphere, and 2 million – on filling the Single state fund of the pension security and social insurance.


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