State of Emergency declared in Georgia
Georgia has declared the state of emergency starting today till April 21 in connection with the situation over the novel coronavirus in the country – Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia announced.
Prime Minister has already applied to President. Declaration of state of emergency requires approval of the parliament, which will hold the extraordinary sitting later this afternoon.
Georgia confirmed three new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) bringing the total number of the infected individuals to 47 – reads the information posted on the special web-page stopcov.ge created by the government of Georgia.
According to the latest data, 1966 remain under quarantine, while 251 under hospital supervision. Only one patient recovered from the virus.
Prime Minister attends test flight of unmanned aerial vehicles by Georgian-Polish enterprise
Georgian Prime Minister attended a test flight of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) manufactured by a Georgian-Polish enterprise. The combat and intelligence unmanned aerial vehicles successfully completed the test flight. Held at the shooting ground of the Krtsanisi Support Center, the demonstration flight of the Warmate (Kamikaze) and FLYEYE intelligence UAVs manufactured by Delta-WB LLC, a Georgian-Polish enterprise, was attended by Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili in the company of Defense Minister Juansher Burchuladze, Interior Minister Vakhtang Gomelauri, and representatives of the Defense Forces. Procedures necessary to prepare for the demonstration flight were carried out jointly by Polish and Georgian specialists.The FLYEYE unmanned aerial system is designed for high-precision tasks in adverse environmental conditions and radio-electronic warfare, in every climate zone. The system allows for covert surveillance and the analysis of captured data in real-time, day and night. The Warmate loitering munition boasts confirmed effectiveness and a high-precision target hit. It employs various types of warheads. It is used by the Polish Army and the regular armies and special forces of NATO member or non-member clients alike.Delta-WB LLC was established in Georgia by Delta International LLC and WB Electronics SA, companies established by Delta with 100% participation shares. The goal of this Georgian-Polish enterprise is to assemble UAVs. The enterprise will be able to manufacture hundreds of drones a year. At this stage, the company ensures procedures for streamlining the assembly line for Warmate and FLYEYE UAVs.To develop the military industry, an agreement has been signed between Delta-WB and the Defense Ministry of Georgia which envisages opening the first UAV training center in the region. The center’s professional instructors will retrain the relevant Defense Forces personnel.Irakli Garibashvili, joined by the Defense and Interior Ministers, dined together with soldiers in the dining hall of the Training and Military Education Command’s Support Center Krtsanisi.
Press Service of the Government Administration
Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili to participate in World Economic Forum in Davos
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, accompanied by a delegation, has departed for Switzerland where he will participate in the annual World Economic Forum to be held in Davos.Within the scope of the visit, the Head of Government will hold high-level bilateral meetings both with global leaders and the executives of large international companies.The Prime Minister is scheduled to deliver speeches at panel discussions.Led by the Prime Minister, the Georgian delegation consists of Vice Prime Minister/Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Levan Davitashvili, Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili, Head of the Government Administration Revaz Javelidze, and the Prime Minister’s Special Advisor for Foreign Investments Vazil Hudak.Press Service of the Government Administration
Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili’s meeting with Ali Asadov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili met with Ali Asadov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan.The conversation in the meeting at the Administration of the Government focused on the strategic partnership and close friendly relations between the two countries. The high-level strategic partnership between Georgia and the Republic of Azerbaijan was underlined.Irakli Garibashvili and Ali Asadov discussed ways of further deepening the close and productive political, economic, transport, energy, and humanitarian cooperation between the two countries.The high-level political dialogue between the two countries was noted, with emphasis in this context placed on the importance of the visit of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, to Georgia.The conversation also touched on the security situation in the region and worldwide.Press Service of the Government Administration
Georgia hosts Azerbaijan's PM on official visit
Ali Asadov, Prime Minister of Azerbaijan, arrived in Georgia on an official visit. The administration of the Government of Georgia hosted an official welcome ceremony.
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Azerbaijani Prime Minister Ali Asadov will meet face to face, followed by a meeting of the Georgia-Azerbaijan Intergovernmental Economic Commission under the leadership of the Prime Ministers of Georgia and Azerbaijan.
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