FINANCE MINISTRY: NEW FRAME AGREEMENT WITH WB WILL BE SIGNED IN NEAR FUTURE
Georgia Finance Ministry declared that Georgia has to sign in near future frame agreement with the World Bank (WB) for 2017-2020.
Prospects of Georgia’s cooperation with the WB were considered at the meeting of First Deputy Premier and Finance Minister Dimitri Kumsishvili with the WB vice-president Cyril Muller and executive director of the bank Frank Heemskerk.
ADB TO FUND BATUMI BYPASS ROAD PROJECT
Georgian Finance Ministry declared that project of Batumi bypass road will be funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB). The respective agreement was signed today.
ECONOMY MINISTRY: WE WILL START THIS YEAR AND WILL FINISH FOR NEXT SEASON A ROPEWAY CONSTRUCTION IN KHATSVALI
Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Giorgi Gakharia declared that construction of ropeway in alpine resort Khatsvali (Zemo Svaneti region) will be started this year and will be finished by next season. He pointed that the resort “will be one more important location for tourism development” and declared that “plan of spatial arrangement of Mestia and Khatsvali will be completed soon”.
REPRESENTATIVES OF 25 KAZAKH COMPANIES TO VISIT GEORGIA
Representatives of 25 Kazakh companies will arrive to Georgia on July 2, Ajara government reported, specifying that the guests will hold meetings in Tbilisi until July 4, while will visit Batumi then (July 5-6).
The visit will be organized by JSC Kazakh Invest of Kazakhstan’s Ministry for Development and Investments.
NUMBER OF BROADBAND SUBSCRIBERS INCREASED IN 2016 BY 10%
National Communication Commission reported that by end of 2016, number of subscribers of fixed broadband Internet access in the country made up 699,000. If compared with 2015, the number has increased by 10%.
COMMUNICATION COMMISSION: OFFICE OF PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS OMBUDSMAN RECEIVED 208 COMPLAINTS, FROM WHICH 128 ONES WERE SATISFIED
National Communication Commission reported that Office of Public Ombudsman of Communications, operating under the Commission, has received 208 complaints in 2016. Out of total number, 128 complaints were satisfied, while 62 – partially satisfied.
COMMUNICATION COMMISSION: MAST FOR RADIO-FREQUENCY RANGE MONITORING WILL BE BUILT THIS YEAR NEAR TSKNETI
National Communication Commission declared that mast for radio-frequency range monitoring will be built this year on the territory nearby to Tskneti (Tbilisi suburbs).
Equipment of the station and provision of respective software is undertaken by TCI International, Inc.