1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Irakli Gharibashvili:
“The amount of foreign investments reached USD 508 million in the third quarter of 2014 which is 99% more than it was in the same period of the previous year and 155% more than that of the same period of 2012.”

In December 2014, Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Gharibashvili, talked about foreign investments in Georgia in the third quarter of the year. According to his statement, the amount of foreign investments reached USD 508 million in the third quarter of 2014 which was 99% more than it was in the same period of the previous [...]

234 Views
Share
Share on FacebookShare on Twitter+1Save on DeliciousSubmit to StumbleUponShare via email
True
Akaki Bobokhidze:
“High-ranking officials took out interest-free loans from Cartu Bank almost immediately after their appointments.”

On 12 December 2014, whilst discussing the 2014 State Budget of Georgia at the Parliament of Georgia, Parliamentary Minority MP, Akaki Bobokhidze, talked about the loans taken out by Members of the Cabinet and their deputies. According to the MP, on the second day after their appointments these individuals took out loans of such amounts [...]

112 Views
Share
Share on FacebookShare on Twitter+1Save on DeliciousSubmit to StumbleUponShare via email
Half True
Nodar Khaduri:
“Teachers’ wages will be increased by 17%.”

On 12 December, the Parliament of Georgia discussed the 2015 State Budget Plan. During his speech, Minister of Finance of Georgia, Nodar Khaduri, elaborated on the issue of teachers’ wages. He stated: “Teachers’ wages will be increased by 17%. In addition, the wages of head teachers will be increased by 31%-34% whilst the wages of [...]

108 Views
Share
Share on FacebookShare on Twitter+1Save on DeliciousSubmit to StumbleUponShare via email
True
Nodar Ebanoidze:
[Corrected]
“Administrative spending constitutes about 90% of expenditure in the Kharagauli Municipality.”

On 31 October 2014, Parliamentary Majority MP for the Kharagauli Municipality, Nodar Ebanoidze, talked about the budget funding distribution in his constituency. According to the MP, only 10% of the allocated finances are spent for projects that are important to the municipality whilst 90% goes towards administrative spending. According to Mr Ebanoidze’s assessment, 90% is [...]

66 Views
Share
Share on FacebookShare on Twitter+1Save on DeliciousSubmit to StumbleUponShare via email
Half True
Irakli Gharibashvili:
“In eight years, a total of 70 km of the highway was constructed during the office of the previous government… 55 km has been constructed during the two years of our time in office.”

On 19 November 2014, Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Gharibashvili, and Minister of Infrastructure and Regional Development of Georgia, Davit Shavliashvili, opened 32 km of the Kutaisi bypass highway. According to the Prime Minister, a total of 55 km of the highway was constructed during the two years of the Georgian Dream coalition government whilst [...]

110 Views
Share
Share on FacebookShare on Twitter+1Save on DeliciousSubmit to StumbleUponShare via email
Half True
Nodar Khaduri:
“Our agriculture was 20% smaller in 2011 as compared to 2003. Today, we have growth in the field of agriculture.”

On 7 November 2014 as a guest of the talk show, Spectre, Minister of Finance of Georgia, Nodar Khaduri, talked about Georgia’s achievements in the field of economy. He also stated that in the previous years the field of agriculture had a trend of decrease and was 20% smaller in 2011 than it was in [...]

125 Views
Share
Share on FacebookShare on Twitter+1Save on DeliciousSubmit to StumbleUponShare via email
Mostly True
Nodar Khaduri:
“The budget deficit will equal 3.7% of the GDP by the end of 2014. We are planning to reduce it to 3% next year.”

On 14 November 2014, at the session of the Parliament of Georgia, Minister of Finance of Georgia, Nodar Khaduri, stated that the budget deficit would equal 3.7% of the GDP by the end of 2014 and that his Ministry was planning to reduce it to 3% next year. FactCheck took interest in this statement and [...]

175 Views
Share
Share on FacebookShare on Twitter+1Save on DeliciousSubmit to StumbleUponShare via email
False
Irakli Abesadze:
“Narmania stated that he was left with an almost empty budget; however, he manages to fund the lighting of the Chancellery building (GEL 450,000) and the territory of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia (GEL 460,000).”
127 Views
Share
Share on FacebookShare on Twitter+1Save on DeliciousSubmit to StumbleUponShare via email
True
1 /4412345...102030...Last »