Day: October 17, 2021

Web Desk October 17, 2021

Azerbaijani judokas won two medals on the first day of the Grand Slam tournament in Paris, Trend reports. With this result, Azerbaijan ranks second among the medalist countries, with Japan in the first place (4 gold, 1 silver medal), Israel in the third place (1 gold medal). The winner of the Grand Slam tournament was […]

Web Desk October 17, 2021

Some 86.1 percent of Georgian households have internet access in 1H2021, which is 2.3 percentage points higher compared to the same period of the previous year, Trend reports via Georgia’s National Statistic Office (Geostat). The share of households with internet access increased by 0.7 percentage points for urban and by 4.4 percentage points for rural […]

Web Desk October 17, 2021

At this stage, very important and complex processes are underway in the energy sector of Georgia, Director of the Energy Community Secretariat Janez Kopac told Trend. “It is known that the ultimate goal of the reforms is the liberalization of energy markets, where fair pricing and a transparent, level playing field will be available to […]

Web Desk October 17, 2021

Secretary General of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Lazar Comanescu will visit Georgia on October 17-19, Trend reports citing 1tv.ge. Lazar Comanescu will hold meetings with Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani to discuss prospects for economic cooperation and the security situation in the region. BSEC SG will also meet with the Chair of the Culture Committee […]

Web Desk October 17, 2021

Azerbaijan has detected 1,896 new COVID-19 cases, 764 patients have recovered, and 19 patients have died, Trend reports citing the Operational Headquarters under Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers. Up until now, 502,207 people have been infected with coronavirus in the country, 478,403 of them have recovered, and 6,765 people have died. Currently, 17,039 people are under treatment in […]

Web Desk October 17, 2021

Some 25,462 people were vaccinated against COVID-19 in Azerbaijan on October 13, Trend reports referring to the Operational Headquarters under the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers. The first dose of the vaccine was injected to 9,962 citizens, and the second one to 15,500 citizens. Totally, up until now, 9,194,432 citizens have been vaccinated, 4,964,151 of whom received the […]

Web Desk October 17, 2021

On 15 October, an emergency airlift by the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, landed in Termez, Uzbekistan. The flight is part of UNHCR’s aid effort to Afghanistan and a massive operation to provide life-saving aid to the people of Afghanistan. This and subsequent airlifts through Termez on 16 and 17 October delivered more than 100 metric […]

Web Desk October 17, 2021

The fifth coronavirus wave is kicking off in Georgia as positive cases have increased, said the Head of the National Centre for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC) Amiran Gamkrelidze on Sunday, Trend reports citing 1tv.ge. NCDC Head urges citizens to follow the coronavirus recommendations, wear a face mask, observe social distance and avoid public gatherings amid […]