The Japanese government will grant GEL1.5mn ($850.000) to Georgia to buy equipment and upgrade machinery to identify risks of natural disasters in the country, the Ministry of Finance reported on December 16.
The non-project grant aims at improving the automated equipment of monitoring stations to assess air quality in the country and to acquire techniques for determining risk of natural and anthropogenic catastrophes.
The grant tops up a GEL3.6mn ($2mn) fund for completing environmental projects.
A Georgian court sentenced former president Mikheil Saakashvili in absentia to three years in prison on January 5 over his alleged involvement in the covering up of the murder of a Georgian banker in ... more
The parliament of the separatist region of South Ossetia voted in its 2018 budget draft on December 19, according to civil.ge. Thus, 86% of the RUB7.67bn ($130.8mn) projected in revenues is to ... more
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