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Giorgi Kvirikashvili:
In the last two years, the number of students enrolled in professional education establishments increased by 20%

The Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, spoke about professional education during his visit to the Parliament of Georgia. The Prime Minister stated: “In the last two years, important steps have been taken to reduce the unhealthy proportion between the number of students enrolled in higher education establishments and those in professional education establishments. This […]

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Giorgi Kvirikashvili:
Deficit, caused by profit tax, was balanced by cutting government’s administrative expenses and increasing excise tax rate

The Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, in his speech before the Parliament of Georgia stated that in order to offset the deficit from profit tax, administrative expenses were cut and excise tax rate on fuel, tobacco and gambling has increased. FactCheck took interest in the accuracy of the statement. Since 1 January 2017, the […]

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Mamuka Bakhtadze:
Budget was fulfilled in surplus

The Minister of Finance of Georgia, Mamuka Bakhtadze, has spoken about 2017 state budget fulfilment figures. As stated by Mr Bakhtadze, budget revenues was fulfilled by GEL 120 million in surplus as compared to the planned amount and the situation is good in terms of spending as well. FactCheck verified the accuracy of Mamuka Bakhtadze’s […]

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Giorgi Kvirikashvili:
In accordance with the international organisations’ data, Georgia’s performance has been improved in the Corruption Perception Index

On 21 December 2017, in his speech at the plenary session of the Parliament of Georgia, the Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, stated: “Georgia’s performance has been improved an every institution of the Corruption Perceptions Index. That includes Transparency International, World Bank, Heritage Foundation. These are three very large international institutions, which assess the […]

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Dimitri Kumsishvili:
In accordance with the economic growth forecasts, Georgia will have the best performance in the region in 2017-2022

In his speech before the Parliament of Georgia, the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Dimitri Kumsishvili, stated: “In accordance with the latest edition of the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook, Georgia will have the best performance in the region in 2017-2022 according to economic growth forecasts.” FactCheck took interest in the accuracy of […]

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Giorgi Kvirikashvili:
We have significant progress in agriculture

The Prime Minister of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, attended the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD)’s final conference of its first phase (2014-2017) together with the Minister of Agriculture of Georgia, Levan Davitashvili, and the Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Georgia, Janos Herman. In his speech, the Prime Minister emphasised the […]

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