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Irakli Gharibashvili:
“Many new rights have been granted to defendants.”

On 1 August 2014, American Senators James Risch, Marco Rubio, Jeanne Shaheen and John McCain addressed the Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Gharibashvili, with a letter. In the letter the Senators expressed their concern about filing charges against Mikheil Saakashvili and called upon the Government of Georgia to ensure the rule of law. On 11 [...]

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Nodar Khaduri:
“We definitely reduced the amount of fines… including the field of revenues.”

On 23 July 2014, the Parliament of Georgia discussed the issue of expressing confidence in the new Cabinet. As a response to the question of Parliamentary Majority MP, Guguli Maghradze, the Minister of Finance of Georgia, Nodar Khaduri, stated:  “We definitely reduced the amount of fines already in December, including the field of revenues.”  He [...]

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Davit Shavliashvili:
“The irrigation system work near the border with the occupied territories is finished. Thirty-five villages, nearly 20 thousand hectares and 18 thousand families are already receiving irrigation water.”

On 2 September 2014, the Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Davit Shavliashvili, spoke with journalists whilst attending the opening of the newly rehabilitated Saltvisi-Tirifoni irrigation system and stated:  “The irrigation system work near the border with the occupied territories is finished. Thirty-five villages, nearly 20 thousand hectares and 18 thousand families are [...]

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Giorgi Gachechiladze:
“More than 100,000 families in Georgia live on money transfers exactly from this country (Russia).”

On 3 September 2014, at the Parliament’s plenary session, Gia Gachechiladze stated that 100,000 families in Georgia make their living from remittances from Russia. FactCheck took interest in the role of money transfers in the Georgian economy and decided to check this statement. Remittances are the amounts of money sent by immigrants to their homeland [...]

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Irakli Gharibashvili:
“The International Education Centre has already funded the studies of 77 students in leading universities of the world.”

On 9 September 2014, the Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Gharibashvili, participated in a Teacher Training, Professional Development and Career Growth Conference where he delivered a speech. The leader of the government presented the education field reforms and news to teachers. During his speech, Mr Gharibashvili stated:  “The International Education Centre has already funded the [...]

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Giorgi Kvirikashvili:
Giorgi Kvirikashvili spoke about the positive changes in the agricultural sector.

On 5 July 2014, as a guest on the TV programme, Business Courier, the Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, stated:  “In the 2013 GDP, the share of the domestic product, created by the agricultural industry, rose by GEL 234 million. The agricultural turnover increased by GEL 374 million and grew [...]

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Manana Kobakhidze:
“We remember when the not-guilty verdicts amounted to 0.1%… the number of not-guilty verdicts has significantly increased.”

On 31 July 2014, whilst discussing the 2013 Report of the Public Defender of Georgia at the extra session of the Parliament, Manana Kobakhidze compared the statistics of not-guilty verdicts during the offices of the United National Movement and the Georgian Dream coalition. According to her, the percentage of not-guilty verdicts was equal to 0.1% [...]

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Tamaz Metchiauri:
“There has been no employee certification in the State Audit Office of Georgia for the last seven years. This is a violation of the law which says that a public servant must be subject to certification every three years.”
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Zurab Tkemaladze:
“Mr [Giorgi] Tevdoradze, you confirmed with your signature that the construction of the new Parliament building would cost GEL 1.6 million and then you amended this seven times… you finally gave up when the amount reached GEL 200 million. The final cost of the construction was equal to GEL 360 million.”
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Zurab Japaridze:
“We had two economic forecasts regarding the external and domestic debts. The first one was at the beginning of 2013 whilst another was at the beginning of 2014. Now we have a third one, following this report. These forecasts keep getting worse.”
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Eka Beselia:
“In 2005, the Parliament issued a recommendation to the Public Defender himself. Neither the Parliament nor the Committee which I now represent has sent any recommendations to the government structures.”
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