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23 March
2017

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia expresses its deep condolences on terror attack in London.

21 March
2017

The awards ceremony of a final round of a contest "Photosynthesis" and Niko Ketskhoveli Prize 2017 was held. Georgia's 23 public school students participated in the event.

21 March
2017

Abkhazian №2 public school students presented mini-performance in Abkhazian language where was shown the Abkhazian-Georgian friendly and loving coexistence and Abkhazian traditions and hospitality.

19 March
2017

On March 19, 2017, Georgian society gave the last honor to the famous poet and public figure Geno Kalandia from Tbilisi Sioni Cathedral.

18 March
2017

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia conducted free of charge medical examinations for IDPs in Teskneti.

17 March
2017

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia chaired a recent government session.

17 March
2017

The Acting Chair of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia hosted Coordinator of Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency Tbilisi Program Coordination Office, Huseyin Sanli.

16 March
2017

Regarding the tragic events of March 1993 in Abkhazia, the Acting Chair of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia, Chair of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, Elguja Gvazava, Deputies of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, members of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, and the Staff of the Office of the A/R of Abkhazia, Veterans and IDPs' community honored the memory of the fallen patriots at the Heroes' square.

15 March
2017

Announcement of March 16 Artillery Professional Day in Georgia is based on warrior's firm spirit, incomparable bravery, mostly artillery highest professionalism, perseverance and artillerist's high professionalism that repulsed the enemy's armed forces and militants who tried to invade Sukhumi and attack on peaceful civilians...

15 March
2017

Abkhazian public school №2, located in Vashlijvari held an integrated lesson in Abkhazian language. The school pupils introduced Abkhaz history, geography and cultural heritage in Abkhaz and Georgian languages to visitors.

14 March
2017

Initiated by the Fraction Georgian Dream - Entrepreneurs held conference on "The dialogue with civil society and experts on regulation relations with Abkhazian and Ossetian sides" at Parliament of Georgia.

13 March
2017

Initiated by "I will return" organization and supported by Georgian government the awarding ceremony of successful immigrant women held at „Garden Hall".

10 March
2017

"Paintings of tears" presentation of the poetry collection of Madona Dvali took place at Valeri Arkania Art Gallery under the Ministery of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia.

10 March
2017

The event took place at the Valeri Arqania Art Gallery under Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia. During the presentation was reviewed works of done by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia.

09 March
2017

The Acting Chair of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia hosted Abkhazian War Veterans at the administrative office of the government. In the meanwhile were discussed details of the future book which will include biographies of the fallen soldiers.

07 March
2017

Event dedicated to International Women's Day held at Abkhazian Spiritual and Cultural Center for successful women. The evening was participated by the folk group "Meskheti", Vazha Chubinidze, Mzia Khetaguri and Giorgi Balakhashvili, poets.

07 March
2017

Dedicated to 73th birth anniversary of Zhiuli Shartava presentation of electronic version of the book of Zhiuli Shartava held at Technical University.

07 March
2017

Today, regarding the 73 birth anniversary of Zhiuli Shartava the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia and Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, Elguja Gvazava together with the members of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia laid a wreath at the tomb of the Georgian national hero.

07 March
2017

Mothers and family members of soldiers fallen in Abkhazian War were given "to the future for eternity" books published for the honor of fallen heroes at the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia.

06 March
2017

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia is concerned about the closure of crossing points along the Enguri River - at Nabakevi-Khurcha and Otobaia-Orsantia - and expresses the decision is unconstructive and is contrary in terms of the Geneva negotiations conflict peaceful resolution format...

03 March
2017

4th founding anniversary of Georgian Demographic development foundation held at the National Parliamentary Library and in addition presented report of 4 year works.

03 March
2017

In connection with the Mother's Day the Acting Chair of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia hosted Mother's of fallen heroes in Abkhazian war and within the cooperation of "the Campus of the Lions Club of Tbilisi" organization gifted they with presents.

03 March
2017

David Abuladze Georgian-Italian Clinic regarding the Mother's Day held free of charge medical checkup for mothers of IDPs' large families. The beneficiaries got: gynecologist, cardiologist, ophthalmologist, therapist, and neurologist and endocrinologist services.

02 March
2017

The Acting Chair of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia, met with Heads of Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Department of IDP's Issues, Representative Office of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia in East Georgia, and with the members of working group including the staff of above mentioned institutions at the Department of the IDP's Issues.

01 March
2017

The next sitting of the State Constitutional Commission on Administrative-Territorial Arrangement and Municipalities was held.

28 February
2017

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia chaired a recent government session.

27 February
2017

Organized by the Department of Education of Art of Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia "Essence of Being a Woman" evening dedicated to "Mother's Day and International Women's Day" held at Valeri Arkania Art Gallery.

24 February
2017

Meeting between the Acting Chair of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia and the Ambassador of Poland Mariusz Maszkiewicz was held.

24 February
2017

Valeri Arkania Art Gallery of Ministry of Education and Culture of A/R of Abkhazia hosted "To the future for eternity" the book presentation. The book is published by the initiative of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia and Abkhazian Warriors Union for the honor of fallen heroes.

23 February
2017

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of A/R of Abkhazia has started next new health care programs for IDPs' and their family members (spouse), as well as for residents of territory of Abkhazia (Neutral Passports Holders) and the beneficiaries can benefit from a free.

21 February
2017

"Dimitri Gulia and his contemporary Abkhazian poets" birthday anniversary, evening dedicated to Abkhazian famous poet and public figure, founder of Abkhazian literature, Dimitri Gulia at Abkhazian Spiritual and Cultural Center.

20 February
2017

Semifinal round of "Niko Ketskhoveli premium -2017" held for Samegrelo- Zemo Svaneti and Abkhazian Schools at Akaki Tsereteli Public School №1 of Zugdidi.

17 February
2017

Initiated by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia and Abkhazian Warriors Union for the honor of fallen heroes published "To the future for eternity" book.

16 February
2017

Organized by the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia and Government of the A/R of Abkhazia,  "Abkhazia / Georgia: history, politics, culture', presentation of the book's Turkish version of Jemal Gamakharia and Lia Akhaladze held at Valeri Arkania Art Gallery and the event was led by the Deputy of the Supreme Council of Abkhazia, Temur Mzhavia.

15 February
2017

Initiated by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Head of Representative Office of the A/R of Abkhazia in East Georgia, Demur Kekelia visited Saburtalo District #4, "Sinatle", kindergarten for refugees from Abkhazia and Kindergarten "Imedi", Tbilisi Sea settlement and presented with sweets and toys.

11 February
2017

On February 10, 2017by means of "Obieqtivi TV" Head of IDPs' Issues Department of the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia, Murad Ablotia during the interview announced that in working groups (the so-called "groups of experts") working on refugee's assistance reforms were involved representatives of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia...

09 February
2017

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia hosted the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to Georgia, Dessislava Ivanova-Kozleva at the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia.

09 February
2017

Representatives of IDP's Issues Department, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs and Representative Office of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia in East Georgia visited IDPs compactly settled in Tbilisi.

09 February
2017

The next Working Group Meeting related to the "reform alternatives of IDP allowances" initiative of the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia held at the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia.

09 February
2017

According to the Acting Chair of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia resonance on possible changes in the allowance for refugees is completely baseless as Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia has not received a final version regarding the issue...

08 February
2017

Today Deputy of the Chair of the Department of the IDP's Issues of the A/R of Abkhazia, Giorgi Buliskeria, Deputy of the Minister of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia, Marina Oniani and Deputy of Head of Representative Office of the A/R of Abkhazia in East Georgia, Grigol Benidze together with the other colleagues visited the IDP's compactly settled at Guramishvili st. №2; Guramishvili st. №18; Guramishvili st. №31; Saakadze Street № 22;

02 February
2017

The Health Care and Social Issues Committee held the meeting with the representatives of Abkhazia A/R Government to discuss health service of Abkhazian population.

02 February
2017

On behalf of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia I would like to congratulate the positive decision on visa liberation to population of Georgia. I am really proud that majority of the European Parliament supported visa-free travel for Georgian citizens.

01 February
2017

The Health Care and Social Issues Committee held the meeting with the representatives of Abkhazia AR Government to discuss health service of Abkhazian population.

31 January
2017

The presentation of Abkhazian language version of documentary novel "Manana Anua - Fifty-two days of captivity" of Shorena Lebanidze held at Georgian Writers House.

31 January
2017

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia chaired a recent government session.

27 January
2017

Meeting between The State Minister of Georgia for Reconciliation and Civic Equality Mrs. Ketevan Tsikhelashvili and representatives of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia held at the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia.

25 January
2017

The next working Group Meeting related to the "reform alternatives of IDP allowances" initiative of the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia held at the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia.

25 January
2017

Within the memorandum of cooperation between Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and "Women of Georgia for Peace and Life" IDPs with disabilities got for relaying specially adapted wheelchairs.

23 January
2017

First sitting of group on administrative territorial division and local government hold meeting. The sitting was attended by the Acting Chair of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia and Chair of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, Elguja (Gia) Gvazava.

20 January
2017

By the order of Acting Chairman of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia Working Group was established related to the "reform alternatives of IDP allowances" Initiative of the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia.

18 January
2017

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia chaired a recent government session.

15 January
2017

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia gave the room for rehearsal studio to Konstantine Gamsakhurdia State Drama Theatre under its ownership. In addition, dedicated to this were held presentation of the new office and rehearsal studio at the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia.

14 January
2017

On behalf of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia would like to congratulate on Day of Georgian Theatre to Konstantine Gamsakhurdia State Drama Theatre and Sokhumi Young audience theatre "White Wave".

13 January
2017

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia congratulated on Christmas and the New Year to large family of Janjulia living at IDP's compact settlement of Nucubidze 4th district.

13 January
2017

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia and Head of the Representative Office of the A/R of Abkhazia in East Georgia, Demur Kekelia visited 103-year-old Lydia Kebadze, IDP from Abkhazia and congratulated on her birthday.

10 January
2017

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia visited several institutions of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, congratulated on Christmas, and wished happy New Year.

07 January
2017

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia,Vakhtang Kolbaia accompanied by the members of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia participated in Alilo, the traditional celebratory Christmas marching of Georgians.    

05 January
2017

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia within the charity action "taking care for each other" approximately 25 IDPs' families compactly living at Nutsubidze Plateau gave festive gifts and congratulated on the upcoming Christmas.     

31 December
2016

I would like to congratulate Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all Georgia and to our displaced people.

30 December
2016

In the framework of "caring for each other" the charity event the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia and Head of the Representative Office of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Aleksandre Chikvaidze met with the war veterans and IDPs compactly settled at "Akhali Raioni" gave New Year gifts to IDPs living in Zugdidi and wished them happy new year.

30 December
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia visited Tsalenjikha Municiaplity. Vakhtang Kolbaia guested Eldar Ubilava war veteran's family and the 9-year-old disabled girl donated with wheelchair and sweets.

30 December
2016

The ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia supported by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia New Year performance held for IDP children at the Valeri Arkania's Art Gallery.

29 December
2016

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and with the financial support of Tbilisi City Hall and "Terabank "within the movement "Caring for Each Other" approximately 550 socially vulnerable IDPs' families were given New Year presents.

25 December
2016

George Kancheli, the composer jubilee event held at Abkhazian Spiritual and Cultural Center. The event was participated by Sukhumi Dimitri Arakishvili Music School teachers and Maya Tsaava and Irma Moralishvili students and presented performances of Gia Kancheli.

23 December
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vachtang Kolbaia, members of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Deputies of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia along with the IDPs' community laid a wreath on monument of Zhiuli Shartava, Georgian National hero in Batumi.

23 December
2016

The meeting of The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia and Batumi Mayor, Giorgi Ermakov was held. Meeting the sides discussed number of important issues.

23 December
2016

Organized by the secular school "Gorda" the event "common past, to common future" held at Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University that aimed the wealthy Georgian-Abkhazian culture promotion.

23 December
2016

Supported by the Government o the A/R of Abkhazia and organized by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia free- of- charge medical examinations carried out for IDPs living in Rustavi.

22 December
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia met with the Director of international organization "World Vision", Eka Zhvania and Coordinator of Youth Empowerment Technical Program, Irakli Giorbelidze at the Office of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia.

21 December
2016

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia chaired a recent government session.

21 December
2016

Organized by the Doctoral School of the State Policy and Management named after Zhiuli Shartava was held presentation on the work of the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia on "Youth programs and peace initiatives in confidence-building and reconciliation processes" and the work of Georgian Technical University Professor Jemal Gakhokidze on "The way that has not led us to the legal state" at the Technical University of Georgia.

19 December
2016

"My enemy - my brother" film premiere of Levan Anjaparidze was held at Amirani Cinema. The film is shot by Georgian film and Fund and "Da Ikmna Nateli / and there was light".

16 December
2016

The 9th audio presentation of the album National Ensemble of Abkhazia "Shavnabada" was held at TBC Gallery. The ensemble approximately 15 songs presented during the event.

16 December
2016

The award ceremony with honorary diplomas and valuable gifts of the IDP successful athletes and sports workers were held at Valeri Arkania Art Gallery of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia.

16 December
2016

Organized by the Abkhazian Children and Youth Center and Sokhumi State University "New Year is coming" event was held at Sokhumi State University.

15 December
2016

The Artistic Director of Guram Kurashvili Abkhazian State Choir, Zviad Bolkvadze together with members of choir for the "successful creative activities and for the contribution to popularize the Georgian-Abkhazian culture"  were awarded with the Honorary Diplomas of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia by the Minister of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia, Dimitri Jaiani. The awarding ceremony was attended by the representative of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Marina Shengelia.

15 December
2016

Organized by the Department of the Justice of the A/R of Abkhazia "Labor Relations and Labor Relations subjects" training workshop was held for the responsible staff on Human Resources Management of Executive Agencies of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia.

14 December
2016

Memorandum of Understanding Signed between the Department of Agriculture, Environment Protection and Natural Resources of the A/R of Abkhazia and Charity Humanitarian Centre "Abkhazia" at the conference hall of Charity Humanitarian Centre "Abkhazia".

13 December
2016

Georgian Delegation to the Geneva International Discussions is headed by David Dondua. As well as, it is participated by the State Minister for Reconciliation and Civic Equality Mrs. Ketevan Tsikhelashvili, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia and Head of Provisional Administration of South Ossetia Dimitri Sanakoev.

12 December
2016

From now the official website of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia except Georgian, Abkhaz, English and Russian becomes available to get the information on the activities into Turkish language.

12 December
2016

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia expresses extreme concerns about the terrorist attack occurring in Istanbul, which killed dozens of people.

11 December
2016

And what we have now? The total annexation of territory of Abkhazia by Russian side. This is the bitter truth, which the Abkhazians do not want recognize...

09 December
2016

Memorandum of understanding was signed with the International Association "Women of Georgia for Peace and Life" at Government of the A/R of Abkhazia.

07 December
2016

"Places that should be returned" personal photo exhibition of Vache Raindeli was held at "Black and White" Gallery.

07 December
2016

Legitimate Government of the A/R of Abkhazia unanimously protests the announcement to make Gali the military town that it had received by the support of the de facto government.

06 December
2016

Closing the checkpoint across the river Enguri is very actual theme. It should be noted that with the help of the international community and the Abkhaz side this issue is permanently changing. Recent events demonstrate that the Russian side is trying to reduce the so-called crossing points...

05 December
2016

Sokhumi Young Audience Professional State Theatre "White Wave" presented one-act tragedy play "Antigone" directed by David Kobakhidze to the audience.

01 December
2016

Presentation of Poetry Book of Eter Samkharadze-Jghamadze was held at the Art Gallery named after Valery Arkania of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia. The collection was published under the program of Art and Current Events Service's sub-program "print publications "of the Ministry to commemorate the poet.

29 November
2016

Initiated by Deputy of Tbilisi City Assembly, Zurab Neparidze named street after Besik Getia, fallen for the territorial integrity in Isani District.

29 November
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia said in interview with "Akhali Taoba" (New Generation) Abashidze-Karasin format may possibly replaced with other format.    

27 November
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia accompanied with Revaz Jalagonia, IDP from Abkhazia, Head of Works visited greenhouse located in Rukhi, Zugdidi Municipal village and got acquainted with ongoing works.    

27 November
2016

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia within "outreach prophylactic medical examinations for internally displaced persons" free-of-charge medical examinations were conducted for IDPs living in Poti and Darcheli.    

25 November
2016

Within the signed memorandum between the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation in 2014 organized by the Ministry of Confidence-Building and Reconciliation Issues of the A/R of Abkhazia was carried out on 13-20 November "Intercultural Dialogue within Eastern Partnership program" in Florence, Italy.    

24 November
2016

The anniversary evening of Spiritual and Cultural Center of Abkhazia was held at Merab Berdzenishvili Culture Center "Muza".

24 November
2016

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia chaired a recent government session.    

24 November
2016

Meeting with the members of Guram Kurashvili State Choral Capella of Abkhazia was held at the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia.

12 November
2016

During the scientific conference reporters - Bejan Khorava, Dazmir Jojua, Ketevan Pavliashvili, Zaza Tsutsumia and Archimandrite Adam Akhaladze talked about historical geography of Abkhazia, Abkhazian historiography, the history of the diocese of Sukhumi and urgent issues, 1992/1993 geopolitical consequences of the war...

12 November
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, Gia Gvazava and Minister of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia, Ketevan Bakaradze visited patients from Abkhazia being at Abkhazian medical facility under the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia at #16, Kaloubani Street.

11 November
2016

In connection with the 850th anniversary of Shota Rustaveli organized by the Abkhazian Spiritual and Cultural Center, Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia, Georgian National Youth Palace, "Media Palitra", "Radio 1", The National Parliamentary Library and supported by the Korneli Kekelidze National Center of Manuscripts was held the awarding ceremony of laureates "We are reading"The Knight in the Panther's Skin" held at Georgian National Youth Palace.

11 November
2016

Zizi Antelava, Abkhazian honored doctor celebrates her 80th birth anniversary, she has been doctor of maternity hospital in Sokhumi and women consult doctor in Tbilisi.    

09 November
2016

Vakhtang Kolbaia awarded Maya Akhalkatsishvili, IV course student of Iakob Gogebashvili Telavi State University with Zhiuli Shartava scholarship.

07 November
2016

Organized by the Georgian National Music Center was held charity concert for the benefit of the family of Zviad Beriashvili, prominent musician, choirmaster and singer at Georgian National Opera Theater.

07 November
2016

Sokhumi State Children's Theater "White Wave" held premiere of one-act play by the Brothers Grimm musical play "Bremen Musicians", that was held at  Nodar Dumbadze Young Spectators' State Theatre in Tbilisi.

07 November
2016

Within the official visit of The Foreign Minister of Italy, Paolo Gentiloni and jointly organized meeting by the Georgian Foreign Ministry, the Italian Embassy to Georgia and the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies the event on the topic "Italy-Georgia Partnership and the future of Europe" was held.

06 November
2016

Writers' House of Georgia hosted presentation of the book of Naiara Marshania "Mogonebebi Dabrunebamde/Memories Before returning".

06 November
2016

Today, representatives of executive and legislative bodies of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia prayed to "Joy of All Sorrowful", Icon at Ilori Saint George's Cathedral under Construction.

05 November
2016

Valeri Arkania Art Galery hosted project "Three seats for creators". Within the project were invited writer and translator Zaal Chkheidze, Gela Dumbadze, Diplomat and Tina Mamulashvili, artist and singer.

29 October
2016

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia congratulates Turkish people, the Turkish Government and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey to Georgia Zeki Levent Gümrükçü on the Republic Day of Turkey.

27 October
2016

"Merab Kostava" book presentation dedicated to the Day of Abkhazian language was held at the Valeri Arkania Art Gallery that was published with the support of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia.

27 October
2016

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia chaired a recent government session.

27 October
2016

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia congratulates on the Day of Abkhazian Language to the Abkhazian society and entire Georgia, along with the Georgian, it is a state language on the territory of Abkhazia and protection and development of the language is one of the priorities of the Georgian government. 

22 October
2016

Initiated by the Youth Affairs Department under the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia and supported by the Georgian Chess Federation Abkhazian Open Chess tournament (rapid chess) was held.

17 October
2016

Dear veterans, on behalf of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia would like to congratulate on the Veterans' Day.

17 October
2016

Presentation of the "Reminder to the heart/ Gulis Sakhsovari" book by Georgian and Abkhazian honored art worker, owner of St George medal, musicologist, Svetlana Ketsba was held at Abkhazian Spiritual and Cultural Center.

17 October
2016

In the framework of memorandum of cooperation between the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia and "Akhali Mzera", clinic free of charge eye examinations are held to IDPs in Tbilisi.

06 October
2016

A charity concert was held for IDPs' children compactly settled at "Odishi" concert hall of Culture Center of Zugdidi.

06 October
2016

IDPs' Polyclinic in Zugdidi under the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia offered day care stationary to internally displaced persons from Abkhazia and residents of the other side of Enguri.

05 October
2016

By Minister of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia, Dimitri Jaiani and First Deputy of the Minister, Manana Kvachakhia, honored IDPs Teachers: Meri Gaprindashvili, Valia Tsurtsumia and Tina Gvaramia were congratulated on International Teacher's Day and are wished health and long life and are given the honorary certificates and gifts for their contribution.

05 October
2016

The opening ceremony of Colchic box basic sapling farm was held in Zugdidi municipality village Rukhi. The farm was opened under the joint efforts of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia's "Greening and Environmental Projects Agency" and with the support of Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN) and Union-Association "Agora".

05 October
2016

Dedicated to October 1992 tragic events of Gagra memorial service was held at Zugdidi Savior's Church where the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia accompanied by the Head of Representative Office of the Government of A/R of Abkhazia in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Aleksandre Chikvaidze, staff of the office and IDPs from Abkhazia attended.

01 October
2016

Organized by the Abkhazian Spiritual and Cultural Center on International Music Day was held Georgian-Abkhazian music concert at V.Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatory Small Hall. The evening was led by Marika Nadareishvili, musicologist.

27 September
2016

Organized by the Representation Office of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti in connection of the Day of Sokhumi Fall different events were held in the cities of West Georgia.

27 September
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia, Head of Representative Office of the A/R of Abkhazia in Imereti Region, Zaza Chachava,Governor of  Khoni, Jemal Mebuke, Chairman of Khoni Assembly, Valeri Bakhtadze, together with the local population and refugees in connection with the day of fall of Sokhumi laid a wreath on memorial of the fallen heroes for the territorial integrity of Georgia in Imereti region.

27 September
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia met with the project participant youth IDPs. Head of the government positively assessed the work and noted that such projects contribute to increase public awareness of young people and their involvement in the process, which contributes to confidence building and reconciliation.  

27 September
2016

23 years have passed since military confrontation in Abkhazia began on 27 September, 1992. The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, Elguja (Gia) Gvazava, members of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Deputies of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia paid tribute to the memories of the fallen heroes.

26 September
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Georgia, David Giligashvili, Head of Reconciliation and Civic Equality the Georgian State Minister's Office, Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia's and The former South Ossetia Autonomous Region Issues and Integration Department, Zviad Zviadadze, Chairman Department of Agriculture, Environment Protection and Natural Resources of the A/R of Abkhazia, Valeri Basaria and Head of Representative Office of the A/R of Abkhazia in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Aleksandre Chikvaidze helped the IDPs with corn harvesting.

25 September
2016

Organized by "Georgian-Abkhazian saga", "Devoted to the homeland" book presentation dedicated to Zhiuli Shartava was held at Batumi Art Center. "Georgian-Abkhazian Saga" published the book with the support of Batumi City Hall.

23 September
2016

On September 17-19, 2016, 2nd annual Commemoration of WARP Summit was held in Seoul, South Korea, with the participation of Government members, Religious leaders, representatives of media, Civil society, The private sector, Women's and youth organizations from over 120 countries.

21 September
2016

On behalf of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia I would like to congratulate Armenian people, authority of Armenia and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Georgia H.E. Mr. Yuri Vardanyan on 25th Anniversary of Restoration of Independence.

20 September
2016

Abkhazian Literature and Arts Creative Union, International Laboratory "CYLAND" - and "ПУШКИНСКАЯ-10", art center presented contemporary art exhibition "Sfumato" at Valeri Arkania's Art Gallery.

19 September
2016

Greenhouses of 500 m² were equipped with technical equipment and its employees were trained in the framework of the project "Nursery farm of Colchian box-wood" with the support of Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN) and Union-Association "Agora".

18 September
2016

Free medical consultations were conducted for IDPs living in Jvari and Tsalenjikha with the initiative of the government of Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and an active support of local authorities.

18 September
2016

87-year-old well-known sculptor, painter and graphic artist Merab Berdzenishvili passed away, Shota Rustaveli State Prize Laureate was born born in Tbilisi on June 10, 1929.

15 September
2016

Acting chairman of Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia VakhtangKolbaia, the minister of Education and Culture of A/R of Abkhazia Dimitri Jaiani, first Deputy Minister Manana Qvachakhia and Deputy Minister Besik Odisharia visited the public schools of Abkhazia in Samegrelo and Tbilisi and congratulated the beginning of new academic year to the pupils and teachers.

15 September
2016

On September 14, 17 identified fighters' bodies killed in Abkhazian war from Levan Samkharauli National Forensics Bureau were taken to Holy Trinity Cathedral where the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia attended the civil funeral service.

12 September
2016

President of Abkhazian Football Federation, Murad Anjaparidze and the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia gave a football outfit at the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia's office.

11 September
2016

Organized by Zugdidi City Hall and district administration were celebrated Zugdidoba. On this occasion in the city center variety of cultural and sporting events were held. Was organized exhibition of works of Georgian painters. Honorary awards ceremony was held in the courtyard of the palace of Dadiani and concert by the participation of Georgian singers were held as well.

11 September
2016

Supported by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia and initiated by Chapidze Emergency Cardiology Center free-of charge medical examinations were carried out to IDPs living in Samegrelo region.

05 September
2016

Organized by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia within the free-of charge medical examinations were conducted to IDPs living at Tskaltubo and Kopitnari compact settlement.

01 September
2016

Supported by National Film Center under the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia and "Georgian film - Abkhazia" Film Center was held 6th International Animation Film Festival in Nikozi Tskhinvali neighboring village.

01 September
2016

First large-scale national exhibition of the Republic of Belarus opened in Tbilisi today.

01 September
2016

Within the memorandum between the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and "FINSOL" Integration and Solidarity Foundation and organized by the Department of the IDPs Issues of the A/R of Abkhazia with the support of Gali Educational Resource Center 20IDPs' adults from Abkhazia and Socially vulnerable families including children from the occupied territories of Gali have spent their 2 month holidays at Spanish volunteer families.

30 August
2016

On August 30 the International Day of the Disappeared is commemorated and connected to the day the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia, Deputies of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, members of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Head of fraction Georgian Dream-Tbiliselebi, Guliko Zumbadze, Head of Reconciliation and Civic Equality the Georgian State Minister's Office, Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia's and The former South Ossetia Autonomous Region Issues and Integration Department, Zviad Zviadadze, paid tribute to the memory of the soldiers and laid a wreath on the memorial and Vashlijvari Brotherhood Cemetery.    

26 August
2016

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia chaired a recent government session.

25 August
2016

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia extends deepest condolences over the devastating earthquake in Italy.    

21 August
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia met with disaster-affected IDPs from Abkhazia at Senaki military settlement and got acquainted ongoing rehabilitation works.

21 August
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia met with the IDPs living in Jvari and got acquainted with the existing problems. Currently more than 3 000 IDPs are living in Jvari and their main problems are connected to health care and employment.

20 August
2016

Organized by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia free-of-charge medical examinations were carried out to IDPs from Abkhazia at Zugdidi IDPs' Medicine Center.

20 August
2016

Two Georgians living in Rukhi, Zugdidi Region being held for five days was released after paying a symbolic fine. Emzar Matkava and Levan Morgoshia were detained while fishing.

17 August
2016

With the financial support of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and organized by the Cultural Values Protection Service of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia adult IDPs from Abkhazia and Ossetia left for Ateni gorge cultural and educational field trip camp.

14 August
2016

On August 14, 24 years have passed since the military activities started in Abkhazia.

14 August
2016

According to the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang kolbaia is inadmissible fact.

11 August
2016

Within the memorandum of understanding signed between Department of Agriculture, Environment Protection and Natural Resources of A/R Abkhazia and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) project "ZRDA" vegetables, greens and strawberries simple greenhouse production development of joint project have started.

10 August
2016

Exhibition of Abkhazian Contemporary Artists was held at Adjara Museum of Art. During the exhibition were presented works by artists from Abkhazia, as well as were held presentation of album of the "Abkhazian Contemporary Artists".

09 August
2016

For a long time I thought whether to write this letter or not and answer you, the person who, besides the fact that does not respond to the greetings of the Georgian youth in a demonstrative way, also believes that the peaceful action "Mshybzia", ​​launched by young people in social networks, along with "other Georgian flash mobs, is a trap to lure Abkhazians within the Georgian state."

08 August
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia accompanied with the government members and representatives of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia laid a wreath at the memorial of heroes fallen during the August war 2008 at Mukhatgverdi Cemetery and paid tribute to their memory.

04 August
2016

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia socially vulnerable refugee children were hosted by "Gino-Paradise". Within the charity action approximately 60 vulnerable refugees living at compact settlement visited the aqua-park.

03 August
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia hosted the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency" TIKA", Tbilisi Office Coordinator, Mustafa Korkmaz at the Administration of the Government.

03 August
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Mr. Vakhtang Kolbaia and Director of College "Spektri", Roin (Mate) Takidze signed memorandum of cooperation.

03 August
2016

Supported by the Representation Office of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti and organized by "The National Center for Disease Control and Public Health" of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Division within the "C" Hepatitis elimination program free medical examinations were carried out for IDPs compactly settled in Zugdidi.

02 August
2016

Iliaoba was celebrated at Ilia Chavchavadze (Georgian writer) House-Museum in Saguramo village of Mtskheta-Mtianeti Municipality and was organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia. Was held Abkhazian evening with the participation of Abkhazian guests, writers and public figures. Abkhaz Song and Dancing State Ensemble participated as well.    

02 August
2016

Memorandum of understanding was signed between Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and USAID - Project "ZRDA". The memorandum was signed by the Chairman of Department of Agriculture, Environment Protection and Natural Resources of A/R, Valeri Basaria and representative of Project "ZRDA" in Georgia - Brian King.

02 August
2016

On behalf of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia I would like to congratulate His Holiness on his Angel Day. We witnessed revival of faith throughout last decades in Georgia.

31 July
2016

The Acting Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia met with the IDPs living in Batumi.

30 July
2016

Supported by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia within the cooperation memorandum between the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia and Chichua medical center "Mzera" IDP beneficiaries got free-of-charge medical examinations.

29 July
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia,Vakhtang Kolbaia and Head of the Representation Office of the A/R of Abkhazia in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Aleksandre Chikvaidze met with the IDPs compactly settled at " Softekniki" the settlement of IDPs, Zugdidi region.

28 July
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia,Vakhtang Kolbaia and Head of the Representation Office of the A/R of Abkhazia in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Aleksandre Chikvaidze met with the IDPs compactly settled at "Kortskombinati" in Akhalabastumani, Zugdidi region.

27 July
2016

Vakhtang Kolbaia met with the founder and executive director of "World Technic" the company supplying modern agricultural techniques and modern technology, Zviad Bregvadze and Valeri Gorgodze.

27 July
2016

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia chaired a recent government session.

26 July
2016

Georgian Parliament is hosting an annual four-day diplomatic meeting known as Ambassadorial where the country's top officials and diplomats sum up policies Georgia has embraced in the past year, and plan future activities.

22 July
2016

Organized by the "Ochamchirean Union Unity/Ertoba" and supported by Government of the A/R of Abkhazia were celebrated 100 years anniversary from creation of Ochamchire football club.

20 July
2016

Working version of the film "Road" of Levan Anjaparidze was screened at "Georgian Film Studio". The film deals with the issue of the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict. According to the director, after the end of the film it will be the most comprehensive film about Abkhazia.

19 July
2016

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia chaired a recent government session.

19 July
2016

The activities of Tamaz NadareiSvili coincided with the revival period of Georgian National Democratic Movement. He with all his substance was involved in our country's democratic foundation and the formation of values that is today recognized at the international arena.

15 July
2016

Celebrating the Day of Abkhazia has become a tradition within the "Art-Gene" festival at the Ethnographic Museum. Abkhazia and its rich cultural traditions presented folk ensemble "Dioskuria" and the ensemble of Sukhumi State University "Mironi" during the festival.

15 July
2016

The Acting Chair of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for Georgia, Mr. Niels Scott, Assistant Ann Sofie Hellgren and Chairman, Department of Agriculture, Environment Protection and Natural Resources of A/R of Abkhazia, Valeri Basaria visited greenhouse in Rukhi and got acquainted with annual crops growing program in Rike village.

15 July
2016

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia expresses deepest sympathies to the families of the victims, the French people, and the Government of France.

14 July
2016

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia connected to the popularization of the issue of Abkhazia established Dimitri (Arzakan) Emukhvari and Shartava Scholarships. Scholarships will be granted to undergraduate and graduate students outstanding with their achievements and successes on the Abkhazian thematic.

10 July
2016

Organized by the Department of Justice of the A/R of Abkhazia training on "Administrative Law" was held for Public Servants of Executive Agencies of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia at Justice Training Center of Ministry of Justice.

08 July
2016

Working meeting was held between Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Brian King "The growth in Georgia" Project Manager of USAID and Representatives of REAP Georgian agricultural production efficiency restoration.

08 July
2016

The Acting Chair of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia met with Kayla Chang representative of Heavenly Culture World Peace Restoration of Light (HWPL) NGO.

07 July
2016

The Acting Chair of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia, Minister of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia, Ketevan Bakaradze and staff of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia took participation in the "You Have Saved Someone's Life Today" action of disinterested donors at Institute of Hematology and Transfusiology (Institute on blood transfusion).

06 July
2016

"The creative innovations' evening of Nunu Gabunia, Guram Odisharia and Nerse Batsashi" was held at Abkhazian Spiritual and Cultural Center. The audience had the opportunity to listen their creative achievements, as well as had opportunity to listen to composer Nunu Gabunia's composition.

06 July
2016

In the frame of a joint project of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and "FINSOL", Solidarity and Integration Foundation a group consisting of 20 socially vulnerable IDPs' children from Abkhazia together with those living in the occupied territory of Abkhazia at present, headed to Spain for holydays.

05 July
2016

Organized and initiated by the civic forum the first issue of "Forumi" magazine was published. Presentation was attended by the Acting Chair of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang kolbaia.

04 July
2016

On behalf of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia we have honor and pleasure to congratulate on 240th Anniversary of the Independence of the United States of America to all the American people and US Ambassador to Georgia Ian C. Kelly.

02 July
2016

Today, the Acting Chair of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia and Head of Representative Office of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia in East Georgia paid tribute to the memorial of fallen heroes of Tamishi battle July 2, 1993.

02 July
2016

Representatives of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia paid tribute to the memory of Tamishi battle heroes once again.

01 July
2016

The 25th Annual Session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly will take place 1-5 July 2016, under the theme "25 Years of Parliamentary Co-operation: Building Trust through Dialogue," one of the issues will be the occupied regions of Georgia as well.

30 June
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia visited the Embassy of Turkey in Tbilisi and left a note in the book of condolences.

29 June
2016

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia chaired a recent government session.

29 June
2016

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia expresses its deepest condolences on terrorist attack in Istanbul Ataturk Airport that has claimed lives and wounded many.

28 June
2016

Within the cooperation of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia and CENN Eco-camp from June 27 to July 6, is organized for IDPs' youth in Bulachauri. Adults from Gali district the occupied territory will spend time in CENN's multifunctional complex as well.

27 June
2016

Organized by the Office of the State Minister of Georgia for Reconciliation and Civic Equality was held meeting between participants of the Geneva International Discussions and representatives of NGOs.

26 June
2016

The next charity action was held within the cooperation of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and „Campus Lions Club Tbilisi" in Zugdidi and Senaki.

26 June
2016

Organized by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia within the free medical examinations approximately to 228 IDPs' family were done free medical researches in Senaki.

25 June
2016

Restoration of Marula tradition in Megrelia has started. Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, the Acting Chair of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vkhtang Kolbaia, members of Georgian Government and Parliament, representatives of local authorities attended the horse race.

24 June
2016

Creative evening of Tsiala Ardashelia, writer and publicist, active participant in the national liberation movement, founder of Ilia Chavchavadze community, winner of Revaz Inanishvili and David Agmashenebeli premium, International Foundation of Journalists 'Golden Wing' winner was held at Valeri Arkania Art Gallery of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia.

23 June
2016

Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili alongside with the members of Cabinet and representatives of diplomatic corps, the Acting Chair of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia, Chair of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia Elguja Gvazava attended the solemn ceremony marking the anniversary.

22 June
2016

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Rural Community Development Agency (RCDA) was held the round table discussion on the issue "Internally displaced persons' providing support for livelihoods and IDPs involvement in the agricultural sector of the current state programs: problems and prospects.

20 June
2016

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia event dedicated to World Refugee Day was held at Kote Marjanishvili State Drama Theatre.

20 June
2016

At the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia graduates of Abkhazian public school were awarded with gold and silver medals.

19 June
2016

Initiated by Demographic Renaissance Foundation of Georgia and Healthcare and Social Issues Committee of Georgian Parliament was held event where was presented 3-years report on the state demographic program in Mtkheta.

19 June
2016

On June 18, within the joint cooperation of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Multiprofile Hospital "Medical City" in Kutaisi was held free medical consultation for IDPs from Abkhazia living at Kopitnari military settlement and Tskaltubo Municipality Imereti region.

13 June
2016

The 36th round of the Geneva International Discussions will be held on 14 and 15 March 2016. The Acting Chairman of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang kolbaia left for Geneva with the Georgian delegation.

10 June
2016

Working meeting on education and native language legal status in Abkhazian occupied territory was held at the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia.

10 June
2016

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia chaired a recent government session.

09 June
2016

Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and "I. Zhordania Human Reproduction Research Institute".

07 June
2016

Organized by the Sports and Youth Affairs Department of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia and supported by the Abkhazian Football Federation held Mini football tournament between Abkhazian executive government agencies.

06 June
2016

Organized by the Georgian Composers Union and Abkhazian Spiritual and Cultural Center within the Meri Davitashvili children and adults music week "my song is the all my property" 80th birth anniversary celebration of Vazha Azarashvili composer was held.

06 June
2016

Organized by the Georgian Rugby Union, Head of rugby club "Zugdidi", Sandro Esakia and Educational Resource Center of Gali District Abkhazian young players took participation at Rugby-training base of the "Shevardeni" in Tbilisi.

04 June
2016

In the framework of "Open Fun Football Schools" was held the sports competition at Jemal Tsertsvadze Handball Court by the IDPs' children participation.

03 June
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Mr. Vakhtang Kolbaia and members of the government met with the players and coaches of "Sokhumi" U-20 national champion basketball team.

03 June
2016

Initiated by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia, Abkhazian language teachers retraining will be traditional from this year.

02 June
2016

Vakhtang Kolbaia met with the Dongo Liang, "Huawei" multinational networking and Telecommunications Company's General Director at the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia.

02 June
2016

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia was held meeting between Mr. Vakhtang Kolbaia and Head of Civil Service Bureau, Ekaterine Kardava at the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia.

02 June
2016

Within the International Children's Day week organized by the Abkhazian Spiritual and Cultural Centre and Public Relations Agency "Profile" "Gurjaani ice cream" for №3 of public school pupils held traditional action "a bouquet of flowers for children" and approximately 200 children served with Gurjaani ice-cream.

01 June
2016

Today, initiated by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and with the financial support of Japanese government program "GRASSROOT" arranged by the "Agora", NGO was held the opening presentation of greenhouse in Rukhi, Zugdidi region.

01 June
2016

Initiated by the TSMU G.Zhvania Pediatric Academic Clinic and supported by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia regards to the International Children's Day for 0-18 year-old children was held medical action "everything best for children".

01 June
2016

Memorial Evening of Giorgi Khutsishvili, Conflictologist was held at Courtyard Marriott. At the meeting the two-volume book "Giorgi Khutsishvili: How to resolve conflicts" was held.

31 May
2016

By the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia within the "internally displaced persons preventive medical examinations" a large-scale program, free medical examinations were carried out to the IDPs living in Marneuli.

31 May
2016

With the joint decision of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia for the assistance of IDP from Abkhazia and contribution for their health rehabilitation Rusudan Khardziani Sagarejo Municipality employee were awarded with Honorable Certificate of Abkhazian Supreme Council.

30 May
2016

On May 30, "Me is var" premiere of the play by Naira Gelashvili novel was held at Sukhumi K. Gamsakhurdia State Drama Theatre. The famous Georgian writer's work was performed on stage for the first time.

30 May
2016

"Sukhumi" and "Academy" basketball teams' competition was held in Georgian U-20 Basketball Championship final series. The match ended up with the wining of "Sokhumi" and became the champion of Georgia.

29 May
2016

By the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia within the "internally displaced persons preventive medical examinations" a large-scale program, free medical examinations were carried out to the IDPs living in Bakurtsikhe village, Gurjaani Municipality.

26 May
2016

Today Giga Otkhozoria fatally shot in the village of Khurcha, Zugdidi District near the occupation line was buried in Zugdidi.

26 May
2016

By the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia within the preventive medical examinations program Abkhazian public school N6 and N5 pupils got free examination on flatfoot. Gudushauri National Medical Center traumatologists participated in the event.

26 May
2016

By the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia within the "internally displaced persons preventive medical examinations" a large-scale program, free medical examinations were carried out to the IDPs living in Kutaisi and Samtredia, Imereti region.

25 May
2016

"Geoturan" West Georgia Regional Centre Presentation was held near "Business-incubator" of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia in Kutaisi.

22 May
2016

From the spring 2016, a special program was being prepared dedicated to the "Abkhazetoba / Day of Abkhazia" wide-scale celebration, however due to the fact of ...

20 May
2016

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia is deeply concerned by the fact of murder committed in the village of Khurcha, Zugdidi District and expresses heartfelt condolences to the family and relatives of the victim, Giga Otkhozoria. This criminal act once again demonstrates the highly alarming situation in the occupied region of Abkhazia...

20 May
2016

Sokhumi Arakishvili Music School turned 20 years old in Tbilisi. It was established in the 30s of the last century in Sokhumi and counts 85 years of its existence.

18 May
2016

Organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia was held  Decorative and Applied art exhibition of IDP pupils community college "Mermisi" from Samachablo and Abkhazia at Valeri Arkania Art Gallery. The exhibition aimed popularization of Abkhazian Young artists and introducing their art to the wider community.

18 May
2016

The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency "TIKA" in the coordination with the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia handed over socially vulnerable families the shoes made in mini-sewing factory functioning in Vaziani, Gardabani region.

16 May
2016

Memorandum of Cooperation signed between Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Chichua Medical Center "Mzera.

15 May
2016

Today the Acting Chairman of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, Gia Gvazava, members of the government and deputies of the Supreme Council attended the sanctifying process of Sanctuary of Ilori Saint George temple under construction at Vakhushti Bagrationi Street in Tbilisi. Blessings liturgy was held by Archbishop Melchizedek.

13 May
2016

Supported by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and organized by the Sports and youth Affairs Service of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia Abkhazian open championship in fencing was held. Competition was opened at the Sports Hall of Fencing Federation.

13 May
2016

" From Sheshelety to Mtatsminda" evening commemorating 109th birth anniversary of Ilia Vekua, prominent scientist, public figure, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Physics and Mathematics, the former president of the National Academy was held at National Academy of Sciences.

10 May
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia met with Thomas Hammarberg Commissioner for Human Rights.

10 May
2016

Meliton Kantaria, the Soviet Army sergeant, a hero of the Soviet Union monument opens in Tbilisi at Recreation Veterans Park.

09 May
2016

On the occasion of 71 anniversary of the Day of Victory on Fascism Government of the A/R of Abkhazia laid a wreath on Unknown Soldier's Memorial.

06 May
2016

On May 6, in connection with the St. George Day liturgical service was held at the Ilori St. George Church under construction.

06 May
2016

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia within the "Caring for each other" congratulated  the mothers of fallen and missing soldiers, war veterans and oncological patients on the occasion of the St. Giorgi holiday and presented them.

05 May
2016

The Committee of Ministers' Deputies of the Council of Europe the Ministers' Deputies adopted with absolute majority a decision on "The Council of Europe and the Conflict in Georgia", reiterating the unequivocal support of the Council of Europe member States for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia within its internationally recognised borders.

04 May
2016

Blessed by the Catholicos Patriarch, His Holiness and Beatitude of all Georgia Ilia II and supported by the Government of the AR of Abkhazia was held "The path of Simon The Canaanite" organized procession from Svetitskhiveli Cathedral in Mtskheta that will end with liturgy on the Day of Simon the Canaanite at Enguri bridge, on may 23.

28 April
2016

Organized by the Government of the AR of Abkhazia and Supreme Council of the AR of Abkhazia within the "Caring for Each Other" movement IDPs' families were given Easter presents. Representatives of the Authorities of Government of the AR of Abkhazia congratulated on Easter holiday and handed over different kinds of food products to refugees.

27 April
2016

Planting of greenery action held near the Makhata monastery complex under construction

27 April
2016

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia chaired a recent government session.

26 April
2016

Memorial evening of Shota Nishnianidze was held at the Abkhazian Spiritual and Cultural Center.

26 April
2016

Today, within the Etaloni project "Etaloni pupil" of Abkhazian public schools is displayed. The educational competition was held at the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia.

24 April
2016

On April 22-23, under preventive medical examinations program by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the AR of Abkhazia at the request of IDPs from Abkhazia free medical examinations were done in Kakheti and Kvemo Kartli region.

23 April
2016

Vekua Programming Cup international competition held at Shota Meskhia Zugdidi State University .

23 April
2016

Sports Training Center, Supported by the Ministry of Culture and Education of the AR of Abkhazia held regional chess tournament in Zugdidi.

23 April
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia met with the IDPs living at Zugdidi new compact settlement. During the meeting got acquainted with the IDPs' problems, Vakhtang Kolbaia promised to solve their problems.

23 April
2016

Prominent scientist and public figure, the President of the Academy of Sciences Ilia Vekua would have been109 years old.

22 April
2016

Finance training courses and accounting training seminars was held at the Ministry of Finance and Economy of the AR of Abkhazia.

22 April
2016

Abkhazian 11th public school continued educational process in the new building.

22 April
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the AR of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia attended the presentation ceremony of IOM under the "Socio-economic Empowerment of conflict affected, displaced persons through Durable Livelihood Activities" in Kolkheti National Park.

22 April
2016

Organized by the Sports and Youth Affairs Service of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the AR of Abkhazia was held Abkhazian Open Championship in field and track athletics.

20 April
2016

Creative evening of "Georgian film - Abkhazia" Film Center was held at V. Arkania Art Gallery.

20 April
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia and UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Niels Scott held a working meeting.

20 April
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia and Minister of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia met with the Head of "Alexander Aladashvili Clinic", Temur Khurodze.

19 April
2016

The parties discussed the problems in educational system of Abkhazia occupied territories. The sitting aims at enactment of political, legal and diplomatic efforts of all Governmental branches to protect education right of Gali region residents and to actualize the issue, to achieve enactment of international organizations for monitoring the education right guaranteed under the international law.

19 April
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia met with Head of Department of Veterans Service Koba Kobaladze.

15 April
2016

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia chaired a recent government session. The agenda consisted of 7 issues.

15 April
2016

On behalf of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia, we express our deep condolences about Japan's tragedy on April 14 in the southern part.

15 April
2016

Drinking water contamination fact took place at IDP's new settlement in Zugdidi that resulted110 intoxication fact. National Food Agency affirmed the water contamination fact.

14 April
2016

Today, "Sokhumi" and "Dinamo" basketball teams' competition was held at the Tbilisi new Sports Palace. The game ended with the won of Dinamo 67:62.

14 April
2016

"Language - mother of the nation" event dedicated to the Georgian Language Day was celebrated at the Abkhazian Spiritual and Cultural Center.

09 April
2016

Members of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia paid tribute to fallen for the unity of Georgia and laid a wreath at the memorial of April 9.

07 April
2016

On April 6-7, within the cooperation and supported by Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Ministry of health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia  and the restoration therapy center were conducted prophylactic examinations approximately 200 pupils to reveal body disorders at Tbilisi #2nd and 3rd refugees' public schools.

06 April
2016

Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia's one of the important program is "popularization and protection of Abkhazian cultural property" and its subprogram to create "a detailed map on Abkhazian temples". Protection of Cultural Property Service of the Ministry already ended working on the electronic version of architectural map.

05 April
2016

The working meeting was attended by the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for Georgia, Mr. Niels Scott, representatives of the accredited Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Japan embassies in Georgia as well as representatives of nongovernmental organizations - USAID, USAID REAP, FAO, IOM, OXFAM, ACF, together with agricultural Project management service representatives.

05 April
2016

Today supported by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia within the project of Netherlands Diaspora representative producer Dali Ubilava-De Graaf "The Oscar goes to...Cilia Van Dijk's Workshops" creative union of Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia met with Cilia van dijk at the Valeri Arkania Art Gallery.

04 April
2016

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia welcomes an official ceremony dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the NATO that has begun with the people's diplomacy forum opening.

31 March
2016

March 31 of 1991 represents a turning point in Georgian history. It completely altered Georgian future.

29 March
2016

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Ministry of Confidence Building and Reconciliation Issues of the A/R of Abkhazia, Academy of Sciences of Tskhum-Abkhazia and "Peace and Education" association under the program of "Confidence-building and reconciliation in peace Resources" - "Abkhazia today, problems and challenges" business meeting was held at the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia.

28 March
2016

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia chaired a recent government session.

22 March
2016

Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia expresses deep condolences about the act of explosions having taken place at Brussels airport and metro station on 22 March, 2016.

21 March
2016

Georgian Delegation to the Geneva International Discussions is headed by David Dondua, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.

18 March
2016

Today the next regular Cabinet Meeting of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia led by the Acting Chairman Vakhtang Kolbaia was held.

16 March
2016

Dedicated to the tragic events of March 1993 the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia accompanied by Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, Elguja (Gia) Gvazava, Deputies of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia and members of the Government of A/R of Abkhazia, staff of the Apparatus of the A/R of Abkhazia and Abkhazian Government institutions, Veterans and IDPs community honored memory of fallen for Georgia's territorial integrity and laid a wreath to the memorial at Heroes' Square.

15 March
2016

Organized by the Representative Office of the A/R of Abkhazia in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti and supported by the City Hall of Zugdidi planting of greenery action was held at IDPs' new settlement in Zugdidi.

14 March
2016

Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia expresses deep condolences about the act of terrorism having taken place again in the center of Ankara, on 13 March, 2016.

14 March
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia and members of the government held meetings with compactly settled IDPs in West Georgia (Samtredia, Zestafoni, Abasha, Senaki, Poti, Kobuleti Batumi) and together with representatives of local government got acquainted with the problems of refugees.

14 March
2016

Organized by the Sports and Youth Affairs Department of Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia and supported by Abkhazian Wrestling Federation was held freestyle wrestling tournament dedicated to Georgian honored Coach Amiran Maisuradze.

13 March
2016

Semi-final match of Georgian Basketball Super League was held in Batumi. "Sokhumi" basketball team competed against Batumi. The tense match ended by the wining of "Sokhumi" team 87:82.

13 March
2016

On March 12, initiated by "Tanadgoma XXI century "international fund, and supported by the Ministry of Education, Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and with financial support of "Georgian Manganese" was held presentation of The National Examination Preparation Center in Zestafoni.

08 March
2016

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia dedicated to the Woman's International Day held a meeting with Abkhazian Women's Group living in Tbilisi. Congratulation and ceremonial part was followed by talks on the Georgian-Abkhaz conflict-related issues and finding effective ways of conflict resolution.

08 March
2016

Event dedicated to International Women's Day initiated by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Abkhazian Spiritual and Cultural Center and Charitable Foundation "way to the future" was held at #5 prison facility in Rustavi.

08 March
2016

Today, Head of Department of Veterans' Service of Georgia, Mr.Irakli Shikhiashvili, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, Gia Gvazava, Minister of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia, Mrs. Ketevan Bakaradze, Head of Abkhazian Division of State Service of Veterans Affairs, David Gvinjilia and members of the Apparatus of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia paid tribute to the memory of Geno Adamia, Georgian Major-General and laid a wreath at his tomb.

07 March
2016

Today, regarding the 72 birth anniversary of Zhiuli Shartava the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia and Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, Elguja Gvazava together with the members of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia laid a wreath at the tomb of the Georgian national hero.  

05 March
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Mr. Vakhtang Kolbaia attended the public funeral and paid tribute to the fallen soldiers of 10 bodies transferred from Babushera cemetery.

04 March
2016

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Abkhazian Spiritual and Cultural Center and Georgian National Youth Palace was held event "Gratitude mothers of heroes who became immortal", dedicated to the Mother's Day  

04 March
2016

Regarding the Mother's Day under the memorandum of cooperation between the Ministry Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia and "ENMEDIC", Vazha Iverieli Endocrinology-Metabology Centre was held medical examinations for IDP's large families from Abkhazia.

29 February
2016

Today was signed memorandum of cooperation between Department of Justice of the A/R of Abkhazia and The Law Faculty Sokhumi State University at the administration of the Government of Abkhazia.

26 February
2016

Supported by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Patriarchate was held evening dedicated to 143 birth anniversary of Dimitri Arakishvili, composer at Abkhazian Spiritual and Cultural center.

25 February
2016

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia and members of the government honored the Georgian cadets who lost their lives 95 years ago after the Georgian soviet occupation.

25 February
2016

Meeting with car racer, Abkhazian war veteran, motor sports expert, David Kvaratkhelia was held at GTU conference hall.

24 February
2016

On February 24th, 2016 the next regular Cabinet Meeting of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia led by the Acting Chairman Vakhtang Kolbaia was held.

23 February
2016

Today, the presentation of "through God's light" the book written by Irodi Asanashvili, laureate of Kolau Nadiradze was held at Georgian Writers House.

22 February
2016

Today, exhibition of Giga Datuashvili was opened at National Gallery of Dimitri Sharvashidze. The exposition is dedicated to the author's forty years birth. The exhibition presents works of art belonging to the late 90s.

22 February
2016

Today, Abkhazian Spiritual and Cultural Center, Abkhazian Literature and Arts Union and Academy of Sciences of Tskhum-Abkhazia held evening dedicated Dimitry Gulia's birth anniversary.

18 February
2016

Sitting of Temporary Commission on Territorial Integrity Issues of Georgian Parliament was held in Zugdidi. The meeting discussed current projects aiming improving socio-economic situations of the residents living in administrative units of the occupied territory and villages, including internally displaced people from Abkhazia.

18 February
2016

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia expresses its condolences to the families of the deceased, who have died as a result of terrorist attack in Ankara, Turkey Republic, on Feb. 17.

15 February
2016

A few days ago, it was announced that Government of the A/R of Abkhazia is providing grants for students working on Abkhazian themes. For more details we spoke with the Acting Chairman of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia.

13 February
2016

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia has development special project on Dimitri (Arzakan) Emukhvari and Shartava scholarship issue for Bachelor and Master Students with high achievements and successful learning working on Abkhazian themes.

12 February
2016

An extraordinary conference of the Abkhazian Football Federation was held at the Ministry of Education and culture of the A/R of Abkhazia. Murad Anjafaridze, President of AFF presented report on work of 2015 Abkhazian Football Federation.

09 February
2016

The Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Research Institute of Clinical Medicine. The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia and Head of Research Institute of Clinical Medicine, Fridon Todua signed the Memorandum of Cooperation.

05 February
2016

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, Elguja Gvazava, members of Abkhazian Government and Supreme Council attended the ensemble of "Abkhazia" rehearsal at the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia.

03 February
2016

In August 2015, in Vaziani, Gardabani region, with the coordination of Turkish International Cooperation and Coordination Agency "TIKA" - Tbilisi coordination office and with the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia was opened a sewing mini-factory, where 20 IDPs were employed.

03 February
2016

The Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection has developed the draft Culture Strategy Document. Prior to ratification of the final version, the Ministry plans to hold the public presentations in Tbilisi and in the regions, as well as the consultations with the target groups of the culture sphere. 

02 February
2016

Next charity event with cooperation of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and "Campus Lions Club Tbilisi", international organization was held.

02 February
2016

The Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia presented government's report on the work done in 2015 at the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia.

01 February
2016

On February 1, the Abkhazian Spiritual and Cultural Center held the exhibition-presentation at Youth Spiritual and Intellectual Development Center of Patriarchate dedicated to his holiness Patriarch Ilia II on the occasion of his 83rd birthday, as well as the 38th anniversary of his enthronement as the Catholicons-Patriarch of all Georgia.

29 January
2016

At the meeting was discussed the progress of the referral program for residents of the occupied territories and related issues.

29 January
2016

Under the National Government Action Plan of saving Colhian Boxwood and organized by the Department of Agriculture, Environment Protection and Natural Resources of the A/R of Abkhazia working meeting was held on "pests and diseases and combating of boxwood" issue.

27 January
2016

The event dedicated to the International Holocaust Remembrance Day held at the Exhibition Hall of the National Parliamentary Library was organized by the Centre of Tolerance of the Public Defender of Georgia and the LEA International Foundation.

26 January
2016

Vakhtang Kolbaia attended the opening ceremony of the star of Eldar Shengelaia.

26 January
2016

Vakhtang Kolbaia attended the manuscript exhibition of artist and poet Bieta Abshilava.

22 January
2016

Initiated by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and supported by the Japanese Embassy (GRASSROOT Program) the 3000 m2 greenhouse farm arranged in the purpose of creating additional jobs for refugees by "Agora" NGO heavy snow seriously damaged and collapsed the structures, on 2-3 January.

16 January
2016

 In connection with the Georgian Theater Day anniversary event of Sergo Pachkoria, Giorgi Ratiani and Tina Bablidze Georgian public artists was held at Valeri Arkania Art Gallery.

15 January
2016

On January 15th, 2016 the next regular Cabinet Meeting of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia led by the Acting Chairman Vakhtang Kolbaia was held.

14 January
2016

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia congratulates the Georgian Theatre Day to the professional staff - K.Gamsakhurdia Sukhumi State Drama Theatre, Sokhumi Young audience theatre "White Wave".

12 January
2016

Today, by the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia's instruction Minister of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia Ketevan Bakaradze, and her Deputy Tengiz Kvirtia, Deputy of Chairman of IDP's Issues David Mikava and the Acting Head of Representative office of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Aleksandre Chikvaidze met with IDPs living at the former hospital in Zugdidi.

07 January
2016

Members of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and other structures took part in Alilo religious procession.

06 January
2016

The Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia hosted mothers of fallen heroes at the government wished them Happy New Year and Merry Christmas and presented with gift baskets.

04 January
2016

Your Holiness and Beatitude, Very happy birthday, wish you health and longevity ...

03 January
2016

Initiated by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and within the action "Care for Each Other" project the Acting chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia gave to 25 IDPs' families compactly living at former #193 kindergartens, Dvali Street, Varketili, gift baskets.

31 December
2015

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and within the project "Care for Each Other" 15 IDPs' families were given New Year gifts living in Vaziani.

30 December
2015

Supported by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and organized by the Representative Office of the A/R of Abkhazia in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti extremely poor IDP families, orphan children and the veterans World War II, living in Zugdidi, Khobi, Senaki, Martvili, Abasha, Chkhorotsku and Tsalenjikha within the project "Care for Each Other" were given with New Year Gifts.

29 December
2015

Evening of commemoration of Renald Dgebuadze, Deputy of Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia was held at the Gallery named after Valeri Arkania at the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia. As well as, was held presentation of the book of Renald Dgebuadze.

14 December
2015

Today, on December 14, 2015 the next regular Cabinet Meeting of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia led by the Acting Chairman Vakhtang Kolbaia was held.

27 November
2015

On November 27, 2015 the regular session of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman was held.

25 November
2015

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia presented the government's 2015 activity report to the Temporary Commission on Territorial Integrity Issues of Georgian Parliament, Diaspora and Caucasus Affairs and Foreign Relation Committees at the first republic hall of Georgian Parliament.

17 November
2015

On the occasion of International Students' Day the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia met with pupils of the Abkhazian public schools and graduates from the schools operating in the occupied territories, as well as he congratulated on the International Students' Day and presented with symbolic gifts. The students were enrolled in various higher education institutions in current year.

29 October
2015

On October 29, 2015 the regular session of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman was held.

06 October
2015

Georgian delegation is headed by first Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs David Dondua and it will be represented in the negotiations by the Acting Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia, Head of provisional administration of former South-Ossetia, Dimitry Sanakoev, and First Deputy State Minister of Georgia for Reintegration Ketevan Tsikhelashvili.

05 October
2015

On October 5, dedicated to International Teacher's Day Minister of Education and Science of the A/R of Abkhazia Dimitri Jaiani together with Deputies Manana Kvachakhia and Roland Nizharadze congratulated Abkhazian Respected Teachers with the World Teacher's Day, Mariam Chikovani, Tina Lezhava, Natela Bukia, Marina Gurchiani, Nanuli Sainishvili, Aleksandra Chakaberia and Ruben Kopaliani Minister were visited at home.

03 October
2015

Today, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia Elguja (Gia) Gvazava, members of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Deputies of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia together with IDPs' community commemorated the fallen during the tragic events on October 5, 1992 in Gagra.

27 September
2015

On September 27, at Heroes' Square, by the memorial to fallen heroes for territorial integrity of Georgia, the Icon - "Joy of All who Sorrow" was placed and a funeral service was held for souls of fallen warriors.

26 September
2015

Organized by "The Association of Professional Women hundred Georgian women and Zestafoni municipality held "Abkhazia is our pain" evening regarding Abkhazia at R. Lagidze the first musical school of Zestafoni.

26 September
2015

Initiated by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia within outreach of preventive medical examinations program medical examinations were carried out for IDPs compactly living at "Turbaza", "Okros Satsmisi" and "Tbilisi Sea".

25 September
2015

"Messages from the Future" book presentation was held at the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia. The book, deals with the issue of Georgian-Abkhazian relations, it is based on real documentary material and combines nine student's prose work.

23 September
2015

On September 23, 2015 the next regular Cabinet Meeting of Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government was held.

14 September
2015

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia and Minister of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia Dimitri Jaiani visited №2 and №3 Vova Vekua Abkhazian public schools. They congratulated new Academic Year to IDP pupils and teachers and wished them successful Academic Year.

09 September
2015

Officials of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia met with IDPs in Martvili. Meeting was attended by the Acting Chairman of government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia Gia Gvazava, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Regional Governor Levan Shonia, Martvili District Governor Alexander Grigalava, Chairman of Department of Agriculture, Environment Protection and Natural Recources of A/R of Abkhazia Valeri Basaria, Minister of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia Ketevan Bakaradze and Head of Representative office of the A/R of Abkhazia in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Jemal Gogokhia.

27 August
2015

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia met with the mothers of fallen heroes and congratulated on the Saint Mary Day/ Mariamoba.

26 August
2015

Within the Georgian-German project, in Zugdidi Municipality Bronze and Early Iron Age settlement on the artificial culture of Colchis, on hill "Tabakoni" archaeological excavations are underway. Sokhumi State University students are participating in the archeological works, are learning modern techniques of excavation and processing of material gains.

26 August
2015

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia IDPs' children were hosted by "Gino-Paradise". Within the charity action 40 IDPs children visited the aqua park.

24 August
2015

The Acting chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia and Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia Gia (Elguja) Gvazava hosted members of 3X3 basketball Georgian champion team of "Sokhumi" and presented with honorary diplomas and symbolic gifts.

23 August
2015

"Joy of All Who Sorrow", Icon Mother of God" from Alaverdi St. George's Monastery is delivered to Virgin Mary Monastery of Martivli, Chkondidi Eparchy.

21 August
2015

Granting Arch Dam of "Engurhesi" Cultural Heritage status Ceremony was held in Jvari. Vice Premier/Minister of Energy Kakha Kaladze and Minister of Culture and Monument Protection Mikheil Giorgadze signed an agreement that outlined definition of a new national category of industrial heritage.

19 August
2015

"Joy of All Who Sorrow", Icon Mother of God" from Holy Virgin Mary Church of Gori is delivered to Alaverdi St. George's Monastery.

14 August
2015

On August 14, 23 years have passed since the beginning of the armed conflict in Abkhazia, in this connection, the Acting Chairman of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia, together with Deputy of the Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia Gogi Patsatsia, Head of State Veterans Affairs of Georgia Irakli Shikhiashvili, members of the government and Deputies of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia laid a wreath at the memorial of the fallen heroes for the territorial integrity and once again paid tribute to the memory of heroes who died for the territorial integrity of Georgia.

12 August
2015

"Joy of All Who Sorrow", Icon Mother of God" is delivered to Holy Virgin Mary Church of Gori from St. Nicholas Cathedral of Borjomi.  

11 August
2015

Minister of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia Mikheil Giorgadze, the Acting Chairman of government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia and Minister of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia Dimitri Jaiani got acquainted with the first phase of rehabilitation and reconstruction of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia's owned building, where is planned to be set up Georgian-Abkhaz cultural center.

10 August
2015

The Acting Chairman of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia, Deputy Head of Cooperation Office of the Embassy of Germany in the field of development Ann Biotherm and "Women's Support" Chairman Shorena Tabatadze gave portable ultrasonographic device to  Senaki IDP polyclinic doctor Tamar Mikaia.

08 August
2015

The president of Georgia, Giorgi Margvelashvili, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, Minister of Refugees of Georgia Sozar Subari, members of the Government of Georgia, Tbilisi Mayor David Narmania, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia, Chairman of Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia Gia Gvazava, members of government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Deputies of Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia paid tribute to the memory of fallen heroes of Abkhazian war.

07 August
2015

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia and Chairman, Department of Agriculture, Environment Protection and Natural Resources of the A/R of Abkhazia Valeri Basaria got acquainted with project of "Agora" in Rukhi, village.

07 August
2015

Today, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia, Chairman, Department of Agriculture, Environment Protection and Natural Resources of the A/R of Abkhazia Valeri Basaria and the Governor of Imereti Givi Chichinadze visited "BusinessIncubator". Currently in "Business incubators" is operating Mongolian green tea factory, moreover, there is functioning greenhouse construction installation, in addition the project also provides the construction of the pavilion for greenhouse grown products exhibition and sale, is planned to operate staff training and re-training center.

06 August
2015

Today, Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accomodation and Refugees of Georgia Sozar Subari gave the IDPs of living space ownership certificates living in Khoni.

05 August
2015

"Joy of All Who Sorrow", Icon Mother of God" is delivered to Borjomi ST. Nikolas Cathedral from Kareli the Holy Trinity Cathedral.

03 August
2015

Turkish International Cooperation and Coordination Agency "TIKA's" Tbilisi Coordination Office in coordination with Government of the A/R of Abkhazia carried out repair works of Sewing factory in Vaziani.

31 July
2015

Today, the next regular Cabinet Meeting of Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by Mr. Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government was held.

30 July
2015

Today, was held an information meeting between the participants of Geneva international discussions and non-governmental organizations in "Rooms Tbilisi", where Ms.Ketevan Tsikhelashvili, First Deputy State Minister for Reintegration, the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia, Head of Women's Information Center Elene Rusetskaya, representatives of Justice Ministry, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UN Women organization and other NGOs attended the meeting.

30 July
2015

By blessing of His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II, Catholicos-Patriarch of Georgia, Archbishop of Mtskheta-Tbilisi, Metropolitan of Tskhum-Abkhazia and supported by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia "Joy of All Who Sorrow", Icon Mother of God" is delivered to Holy Trinity Cathedral of Kareli. (July 29-August 2).

25 July
2015

On July 25, medical-preventive examinations were carried out for IDPs living in Mtkheta. The event was organized by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia within the "outreach of preventive medical examinations" program.

16 July
2015

For the first time "International Festival of Regional Theatres" is open in Poti. The Regional Theaters Festival is supported by the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection and organized by the Cultural and Educational Foundation named "Today".

15 July
2015

Round table on the "Confidence-building and reconciliation national and international mechanisms" issue was held at Courtyard Marriott. The meeting was led by the Acting chairman of government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia.

13 July
2015

At the Exhibition Hall of National Parliamentary Library organized by NGO "Women Solidarity" and with financial support of "Sarajishvili" charitable foundation was held "The Pearls from the Treasure of Memory" presentation of the project.

11 July
2015

On July 8th, Georgian population, and, especially, the IDPs from Abkhazia, was shaken by the car accident on Tskhvarichamia-Tbilisi highway where 5 young people IDP from Abkhazia were killed.

10 July
2015

"Universe in Symmetry" - personal photo exhibition of Mikheil Rostomashvili, Knight of Honor was held at the Art-Gallery named after Valery Arkania of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia.

09 July
2015

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia sincerely congratulates the FES on significant date that is related to 20-year anniversary activities of the fund. We greatly appreciate the activities carried out by the FES for the years, generally in the eastern Caucasus, in particular - to Georgia and basically is directed to ensuring such important issues such as the establishment of democratic values in our society.

03 July
2015

Within the joint project of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and "FINSOL" Integration and Solidarity Fund 18 socially vulnerable IDP children from Abkhazia will spent their holiday in Spain.

03 July
2015

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia congratulates to HE Ambassador Norland and American people with the Independence Day.

02 July
2015

Representatives of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia paid tribute to the memory of Tamishi battle heroes once again. 23 years have passed since launching the armed hostilities on 2 July 1993 in Abkhazia.

30 June
2015

On June 30, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia and "Tadzreli" fund within the cooperation with "OSMPH" American organization handed over clothing and hygiene products to the IDPs families from Abkhazia who have infants and are affected by the disaster.

30 June
2015

Head of Georgian Delegation to the 32nd round Geneva International Discussions is First Deputy Foreign Minister David Dondua.

26 June
2015

On June 25th, members of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, representatives of political and economic research center for conflict resolution, Georgian Technical University, organized the book "Hong Kong, China 1997" presentation-discussion.

25 June
2015

On June 25th, 2015 the next regular Cabinet Meeting of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia led by the Acting Chairman Vakhtang Kolbaia was held.

24 June
2015

Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia together with Tbilisi State Apolon Kutateladze Academy of Arts was held Georgian artist's group exhibition "XIX -XX centuries 50th years Paints "held in "Art-Gallery" named after Valeri Arkania.

22 June
2015

One percent from income of the employees of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia and all employees of Abkhazian Government's institutions are transferred on a special account that is made for flood-affected people by the Tbilisi City Hall.

17 June
2015

On June17, initiated by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia representatives of the government and the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia donated blood for the help children diagnosed with leukemia at the National Blood Bank.

15 June
2015

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia together with representatives of the government laid a wreath on symbolic memorial and paid tribute to the people who died on June 13 due to natural disaster.

13 June
2015

Today, within "the outreach preventive medical examinations for IDPs" free medical researchers were done approximately 500 IDPs living in two villages of Zugdidi Municipality Khurcha and Rukhi. IDPs were given necessary medicines for free.

13 June
2015

On 12-13 June, organized by Department of Sport and Youth Affairs of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia was held open Field and track athletics Championship.

12 June
2015

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia met with Representative of Department of National Education Programs of Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Jugheli.

12 June
2015

Organized by the Sokhumi State University and National Academy of Sciences of Abkhazia were held scientific conference dedicated to175th anniversary from birth and 100th anniversary from death of Akaki Tsereteli.

10 June
2015

Today the cleaning action was held at "Business Incubator" owned by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia in Kutaisi. In the action were involved employees of the Apparatus of government of the A/R of Abkhazia and staff of the different departments of the Government, as well as Representation Offices of the Government of the A/R Abkhazia in Imereti and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti.

09 June
2015

 Supported by the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia was held performance - "Stealing of the Moon - Georgian-Abkhaz relations heredity " at Rustaveli Theatre.

08 June
2015

75th anniversary celebration of Geno Kalandia, famous Georgian poet and public figure, Shota Rustaveli, the Georgian state, Ilia Chavchavadze and George Sharvashidze Prize Laureate will be held at Rustaveli Theatre.

06 June
2015

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia attended Abkhazian Virtual Archive www.ava.ge-'s presentation at the Administration of the President of Georgia.

05 June
2015

On June 4-5, premiere of "Millionaires" play of Sokhumi Theatre was held at Akhmeteli State Dramatic Theatre. The author and director of the play is David Sakvarelidze. One-act play was staged according by Eduardo De Filippo's plays, choreography by Eka Archaia. Assistant of the director is Leila Murghulia.

05 June
2015

On June 8, at 17:00, 75th anniversary celebration of Geno Kalandia, famous Georgian poet and public figure, Shota Rustaveli, the Georgian state, Ilia Chavchavadze and George Sharvashidze Prize Laureate will be held at Rustaveli Theatre.

03 June
2015

NGOs „Dinamik Gelisim Dernegi" and "Youth space" within the project "Eyes of Cultures" organized photo exhibition at Valery Arkania's Art Gallery.

03 June
2015

Spring Works were carried out in Rike village for cultivation of Perennial crops (corn) - is started soil plowing, sowing.

02 June
2015

The Acting chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia visited "BusinessIncubator" in Kutaisi. Project implementation process introduced the Director of the "BusinessIncubator" Alu Gamakharia to the Head of the Government.

01 June
2015

Initiated by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia various events were held for IDP children on the occasion of the International Children's Day.

01 June
2015

Today, was held international conference on "Armed Conflicts and the Environment" at the Georgian Parliamentary hall.

01 June
2015

On behalf of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia we have honor to thank Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs, National Statistics Office employees, Soldiers, citizens for an outstanding kindness to Salome, 13-year-old girl from the occupied territory.

31 May
2015

On the occasion of International Children's Day approximately 400 IDP's children got free medical examinations at Children's New Clinic of I.Tsitsishvili. Preventive examinations by medical specialists were held throughout the day.

30 May
2015

Abkhazian Geology and Mineral Resources Agency held conference on "Abkhazian Geoecological Condition of the coastline and results of the anthropological impacts" at the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia.

27 May
2015

Today, within the days was opened the first professional Diaspora Forum -"Share your experience to your Motherland!"- At the Tbilisi State University. The forum is held on 27-29 May, and aims sharing Diaspora experiences to Motherland, cooperative relations between Diaspora and the homeland, as state institutions, and private and public sectors.

27 May
2015

Batumi, 6 May Park celebrated "Abkhazetoba". The event was attended by representatives of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Adjara. Minister of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia Dimitri Jaiani and Batumi Mayor Giorgi Ermakovi addressed the audience.

26 May
2015

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia took participation in the festive events at Liberty Square and Rustaveli Avenue dedicated to May 26, Independence Day of Georgia.

26 May
2015

On May 26, the Acting chairman of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia connection to the Independence Day laid a wreath at "for Georgia" sculptural memorial.

26 May
2015

Dear compatriots, friends ...

26 May
2015

On May 25, was held Tinatin Mghvdliashvili's exhibition and poetry evening at "Art Gallery". The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia the poet's friends, artists and public figures attended the event.

23 May
2015

Georgian PM Irakli Garibashvili, Tbilisi Mayor David Narmania, Georgian government members, Abkhazian authorities and representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in Georgia, congratulated on "Abkhazetoba" to IDPs community and attended public celebration at Ethnographic Museum.

23 May
2015

On the occasion of "Abkhazetoba" Supreme Court Chairman, Nino Gvenetadze, Tbilis Mayor David Narmania, The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia, Chairman of Supreme Council of A/R of Abkhazia Gia Gvazava, Deputies of Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia Grigol Giorgadze and Shota Rekhviashvili, Head of State Department of Veterans Affairs Irakli Shikhiashvili, Tbilisi and Abkhazian Government Members, Deputies of The Supreme Council of A/R of Abkhazia and IDP community laid a wreath at the fallen heroes for the unity of Georgia.

23 May
2015

On May 23, organized by the Representative Office of the A/R of Abkhazia in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti "Abkhazetoba" was celebrated with various events. At the Saviour's Church was held civil funeral for the souls of fallen heroes for the unity of Georgia. Abkhazian public school students held peaceful action at the Enguri Bridge, Rukhi, Zugdidi. Participants were marching with "I am Abkhazian too" slogans written in Abkhaz language.

22 May
2015

On May 23, organized by the Representative office of the A/R of Abkhazia in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti are planned various events dedicated to "Abkhazetoba".

21 May
2015

The photo-exhibition dedicated to "Muhajiroba" was held at the National Library. Were presented unique photo materials reflecting events that are really painful for Abkhazians and Georgians. Moreover, was held Georgian-Abkhazian folklore evening.

20 May
2015

Trough the Planting of Trees action in Gldani former landfill area the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and members of the government took participation.

19 May
2015

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia attended the open lesson about Abkhazia and the final bell of Abkhazian public school #2. The Head of Government and First Deputy of Minister of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia Manana Kvachakhia congratulated 12th grade students high school graduation and wished them success at the educational arena.

18 May
2015

On May 23, the feast day of Svimon Kananeli, initiated by Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, the Archbishop of Mtskheta-Tbilisi and Metropolitan bishop of Abkhazia and Bichvinta, his holiness and Beatitude Ilia II is celebrated "Abkhazetoba", and May 23 is established as the day of "Abkhazetoba ''. On this occasion, organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia throughout the day, various cultural events are planned in Tbilisi and in the regions.

16 May
2015

On 14-16 May, organized by the Sport and Youth Affairs Department of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia Abkhazian Open Championship in Mini-football was held in Zugdidi. The tournament was dedicated to the 135th anniversary of the birth of the first Chairman of Arzakan Emukhvari.

15 May
2015

Today, at Mikheil Meskhi Stadium conference hall was held V reporting - election conference of Abkhazian Football Federation. Murad Anjaparidze presented Abkhazian Football Federation's four-year report and spoke about the activities carried out by the executive committee of the Federation.

15 May
2015

Today, on May 15, 2015 the next regular Cabinet Meeting of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia led by the Acting Chairman Vakhtang Kolbaia was held. The meeting discussed and adopted the four issues, including the "2015 Republican Budget of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia"- changes and amendments on Government of the A/R of Abkhazia's law.

14 May
2015

On behalf of the A/R of Abkhazia we have honor to congratulate Napoleon Karkashadze a member of Georgian and Russian Agricultural Academy of Sciences on his 80th anniversary. He made a great contribution to the development of agriculture. Napoleon Karkashadze was senior teacher of Agricultural Institute, associate professor, Head of Department, 1975-1990 he was the rector of the Sukhumi Subtropical Agriculture Institute.

12 May
2015

On 9 May under the "Let's Meet Europe" organized by "OXSFAM" British charity organization and "Rural Community Development Agency" NGO, was held the festive ceremony, where  Department of Agriculture, Environment Protection and Natural Resources of A/R of Abkhazia took participation in the event and presented agricultural products produced by IDPs from Abkhazia and residents of the occupied territory.

11 May
2015

The Acting Chairman of Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia offers his deepest sympathies to the families of the victims.

11 May
2015

Beneficiary of "Rehabilitation and re-socialization program for former offenders" is engaged in one and half month paid internship program of Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia.

09 May
2015

In relation to the 70th anniversary of victory in WW II the Authority of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia visited Vake Park and put a wreath to tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

08 May
2015

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia and Head of the Representation Office of the A/R of Abkhazia in East Georgia Demur Kekelia visited and congratulated on the Day of Victory to Irakli Kandareli veteran of WWII and awarded him with Certificate of Appreciation and gave gifts.

08 May
2015

Dedicated to 70th anniversary of Victory over fascism Government of the A/R of Abkhazia held a special reception for World War II IDP participants. Veterans were hosted by the Acting Chairman of the Government. Vakhtang Kolbaia congratulated them on Day of Victory, and wished them long life and health. Moreover, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia Gia Gvazava and members of the government congratulated on the Day of Victory over fascism. War veterans were gifted with presents and certificates.

08 May
2015

After the statements of Georgian side, including the Foreign Ministry, the European Union Monitoring Mission, and the Public Defender Abkhazian de-facto authorities explains the death of a 12-year-old Levan Tsaava with his physical anomaly. It is a pity that de-facto side did not mention any word about the most inhumane fact resulted in the minor's death ...

05 May
2015

On May 5th, Representation Office of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia in East Georgia congratulated Victory Day over Fascism to Radion Chaava, 2nd World War veteran, as well as 90th jubilee. Demur Kekelia on behalf of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia presented valuable gifts to the war veteran.

04 May
2015

Mr. Rezo Chkheidze internationally renowned Georgian film director created the entire epoch in the past century's cinematography. Is the author and co-author of a number of world significance movies. Government of the A/R of Abkhazia expresses its deep condolences.Beloved Georgian film director Rezo Chkheidze passed away aged 88.  

03 May
2015

Organized by Department of Sport and Youth Affairs of Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia was conducted Abkhazian open fencing tournament (epee, sword, foil). Qualifying round in open fencing championship was held for all three ages in the form of group tour. The groups competed in a circular system.

02 May
2015

Cultural Policy Strategy development process continues. The Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia will pay working meetings for the maximum public awareness and participation across the country.

29 April
2015

The Women's National Team is the World Champion. At the Women's World Team Chess Championship in China, Georgian chess players proved that they are the best. Georgian team took a well-deserved first place.

27 April
2015

Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between Tbilisi City Hall and the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia. The memorandum in to the Georgian and Abkhaz languages was signed by Tbilisi Mayor David Narmania and the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia. Memorandum aims coordinated effort on resolving problems of refugees.

26 April
2015

Within Tbilisi V International Festival Abkhazian State Choir performed at the National Library Hall. The event was attended by the Minister of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia Dimitri Jaiani, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia Gia Gvazava and deputies of the Supreme Council.

24 April
2015

On April 24, 2015 the regular session of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman was held. At the session ministers presented report of the works done in the 1st quarter of 2015, future projects and used budgetary funds.

24 April
2015

Today, Parliamentary Temporary Commission on Territorial Integrity Issues discussed the role of non-governmental organizations involved in the transformation of the accumulated experience of the existing conflicts in Georgia.At the meeting repot of their activities, the views and opinions presented the organizations "Democracy Development Center", "ELVA"-Community Engagement and "Caucasian House ".

23 April
2015

Today, organized by Public Defender, Institute for Study Nationalism and Conflict, "Synergy" IDP network and British Embassy in Georgia was held "Georgian Politics on conflict resolution: Government and community roles and responsibilities" conference - at "Tbilisi Marriott".

22 April
2015

"Taste of walls" personal works exhibition of Manoni Buliskeria were held at "Shavteli" Gallery. At the exhibition were exhibited 30 Abstract paintings of the artist.

22 April
2015

By the order of Georgian PM Irakli Garibashvili Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia translated film about Georgian-Abkhazian relations into Abkhazian. On 22 April, Minister of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia Mikheil Giorgadze handed over "The Other Bank"/ "Gagma Napiri" George Ovashvili's film disks with Abkhazian subtitles to the Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia.

22 April
2015

95th Jubilee evening of Professor, Public and state figure, corresponding member of the Georgian Academy of Sciences, first rector Sukhumi (Abkhazia) State University, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Zurab Anchabadze was held in Sokhumi State University.

22 April
2015

2013-2014 academic year successful graduates from Abkhazian public and Gali district (occupied territory) schools were given gold and silver medals at the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia. Among the successful graduates are 5 gold and 7 silver medals.

18 April
2015

On 17-18 April, VII International scientific conference "Basis of our spirituality" was held in the Batumi State University. 60 local and foreign scientists have participated in the conference. Researchers within two days presented reports on history of Orthodox Church, ethnic and religious tolerance including issues dedicated to Abkhazia:

17 April
2015

The Acting Chairman of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia met with OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Astrid Thors.  The meeting took place at the Representative office of the Government of A/R of Abkhazia in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti.

17 April
2015

Initiated by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia was held Chess tournament of Abkhazian Ten Times Champion Revaz Dadiani at V. Karseladze school of Youth National Palace. Approximately eighty sportsmen participated in the tournament, including both young and veteran amateur athletes.

15 April
2015

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia has responded to Aslan Kobakhia, the Abkhazian de-facto MP's Anti-Georgian statement.

14 April
2015

The Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia Mr. Sozar Subari, Vice Speaker of Parliament, Rustavi Majoritarian deputy Mr.Zviad Dzidziguri, The Acting Chairman of the Government of A/R of Abkhazia Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, Chairman of Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia Mr.gia (Elguja) Gvazava, Rustavi Mayor David Jikia, Council Chairman David Maglakelidze, Kvemo Kartli Regional Governor Paata Khizanashvili visited IDPs living Paliashvili Ave. №24a in Rustavi.

14 April
2015

Initiated by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and supported by Iakob Gogebashvili Museum in Variani, village was held an event dedicated to The Mother Language Day. Within the event authorities of the A/R of Abkhazia, the youth and students put a wreath at the monument of Iakob Gogebashvili.

13 April
2015

Representatives of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia together with the representative of the Government at Abasha and Senaki Municipality in the framework of charity action by "Caring for each other" Community handed over Easter gifts to IDPs compactly settled in Samegrelo region.

10 April
2015

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia in the framework of community "Caring for Each Other" Easter gifts were given to IDPs including Second World War veterans and invalids, I group disabled ones of Abkhazian war, large families, single mothers and others living in Zugdidi.

09 April
2015

The Acting Chairman of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia congratulated with Easter IDPs from Abkhazia living in Rustavi and gave them Easter presents.

09 April
2015

The Acting Chairman of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia Gia(Elguja) Gvazava, members of the government of the A/R of Abkhazia and deputies of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia put a wreath to 9th April memorial, commemorating remembrance of those died in 1989.

09 April
2015

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia in the framework of  Community "Caring for each other" IDPs living in Samegrelo and Imereti Regions were distributed Easter Gifts. Head of Representation Office of the A/R of Abkhazia in Imereti Region Zaza Chachava and Head of Representation Office of A/R of Abkhazia in Samegrelo Zemo Svaneti Otar Gogoxia visited the IDPs and wished them Happy Easter.

08 April
2015

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia under the Community "Caring for each other" IDPs compactly settled at Vani Street №7 and Tsereteli Avenue №72 were given Easter gifts.

07 April
2015

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia within "Take care for each other" movement approximately 750 IDP families received Easter gifts.

03 April
2015

Presentation of Training Program on Practical Law of The legal clinic existing at the base of faculty of Law was held at Sokhumi State University. Speakers were 2nd year masters of the Faculty of Law of the University.

03 April
2015

Exhibition-Sale of the handmade souvenirs works presented by the disabled children and their peers was held at the Gallery of Valery Arkania.

02 April
2015

Organized by Veterans Affairs State Service was held the exhibition of works presented by veterans. The event took place at "Muza" Merab Berdzenishvili International Cultural Center.24 veterans including artists from Abkhazia presented the works.

01 April
2015

The Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Romania to Georgia Dumitru Badea.

31 March
2015

Today, the Acting Chairman of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia and Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia Gia Gvazava met with Mtskheta-Mtianeti Governor Nugzar Kifiani and Deputy of the Governor Koba Arabuli,Gocha Zeikidze and IDPs compactly settled in Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region.

30 March
2015

Giorgi Sharvashidze prize commission functioning under the Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia announces a competition in the following subjects: Literature; Sciences; Culture; Publications and Architecture.

29 March
2015

Today, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia visited Kakhati St. George's School in Zugdidi. Head of the Government considered NGOs' request on music center for school pupils and gifted them the device. IDPs from Abkhazia are studying at the school.

28 March
2015

Free medical, clinical and laboratory researches were held for IDPs compactly settled in Nadzaladevi district.

25 March
2015

The Acting Chairman of Government of  the A/R of Abkhazia Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia met with senior pupils of Classical Gymnasium. The meeting was initiated by pupils and aimed getting acquaintance of government's priorities, as well as the activities of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia.

24 March
2015

Dedicated to 135th anniversary of member of the Georgian Constituent Assembly, the first chairman of the Abkhazian National Government (1919-1921), honoring funeral service was served at St. Nino church, in Paris.

24 March
2015

On March 12-16, Delegation of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia by the invitation of "Romualdo Del Bianco'' Foundation paid a working visit in Florence. The delegation included the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia, Deputy of Supreme Council of  A/R of Abkhazia Ada Marshania, First Deputy of Minister of Confidence-Building and Reconciliation  Issues of the A/R of Abkhazia Bela Kopaliani, member of Tskhum-Abkhazia Academy of Sciences, Professor of  Tbilisi State University Leila Khubashvili.

23 March
2015

Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia held Freestyle wrestling tournament dedicated to Georgian honored Coach Amiran Maisuradze. Participant teams were from Georgian Regions as well as teams from Armenia.

20 March
2015

On March 19, Young Artists' Spring Exhibition-contest was held at V. Arkania Art Gallery of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia. Students of "Abkhazeti №1" Art School of Tbilisi City Hall participated in the exhibition. The exhibition was distinguished by a variety of topics, it included paintings, as well as graphic works.

17 March
2015

The Acting Chairman of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia participates in 31st round of the Geneva International Discussions on 17-18 March 2015. Georgian delegation is headed by First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Mr. David Dondua.

16 March
2015

The Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia, Chairman of Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia Elguja Gvazava, deputies of the Supreme Council, war veterans and IDPs community honored the memory of the fallen during the repulse of the attacks on Sokhumi on March 15-16, 1993 at the Heroes' square. They brought a wreath to the sculptural memorial ,,for United Georgia ''. On March 15-16, 1993 a large-scale attack was launched by the enemy forces to conquer Sokhumi.

11 March
2015

The Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia met with Tomas Pernický Ambassador Czech Republic. At the meeting Mr. Tomasz Pernický reaffirmed the support of the Czech government's non-recognition policy. Also was discussed possible involvement of Czech Republic in humanitarian projects to help the internally displaced persons.

10 March
2015

On March 10, 2015 the next regular Cabinet Meeting of Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by Mr. Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government was held.

09 March
2015

Governmnet of the A/R of Abkhazia expresses deep condolences by the death of two Georgian Military Cadets, Soso Makaridze and Besarion Gorjoladze in New Jersey. Governmnet of the A/R of Abkhazia share the grief of the families of the deceased and extend its condolences to the Armed Forces of Georgia and to the entire Georgia.

08 March
2015

Abkhazian regional selection tournament for the 2015 championship in chess was held in Zugdidi, and ten to sixteen years old girls and boys participated in the qualifying round. Abkhazian #1 public school hosted the tournament.

07 March
2015

On March 7, Georgian national hero, former Chairman of the Defense Council of the A/R of Abkhazia and the former Chairman of the Ministerial Council, Zhiuli Shartava would have turned 71.

06 March
2015

The presentation of "Literature and Art - Abkhazia" collection was held at the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia. "20 years later", was the name of the project, which is carried out by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and within the collection was published - "Literature and Art - Abkhazia".

06 March
2015

Today, 140 births Anniversary Conference dedicated to Dimitri Gulia, Founder of Abkhazian literature and historiography, Abkhazian writer was held at the meeting room of Georgian scientific National Academy. At the jubilee evening, was commemorated life and work of Dimitri Gulia, was spoken writer's creative role and importance in Georgian-Abkhaz relations.

06 March
2015

109 IDP families have new homes. Today, Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia Sozar Subari, US Ambassador to Georgia Richard Norland , the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia, Imereti Governor Givi Chichinadze and Deputy of the Executive Director of  Municipal Development Fund, Tornike Toradze handed over apartment keys to displaced families.

06 March
2015

Organized by ,,Abkhazia" Film Centre of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia, the ,,Future Voice " Creative Union of Abkhazian Children was held Creative Evening for IDPs Women from Abkhazia at the Youth National Palace.

04 March
2015

Organized by the Abkhazian Artists Union was opened annual spring exhibition of Abkhazian Artists' works at "Pirosmani" exhibition hall of the Artists' Union. 50 works by 24 different genre artists were presented at the exhibition.

04 March
2015

Scientific conference dedicated to 75th jubilee anniversary of Mrs. Raisa Karaia, Deputy of Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, member of Abkhazian National Academy of Sciences was held  at the Academy of Sciences of Georgia.

04 March
2015

The management of Representative Offices of the A/R of Abkhazia in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti visited mothers of fallen heroes. Otar Gogokhia congratulated the IDPs women on mother's day and presented and wished them long life.

02 March
2015

The Acting Chairman of the Government of A/R of Abkhazia and members of the government hosted mothers of fallen heroes at the Governmnet of the A/R of Abkhazia and congratulated on Mother's Day, handed the gifts and thanked them for their son's heroic devotion.

27 February
2015

Initiated by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia was held Round Table on Abkhazian language development issues. Linguists, historians, members of the Parliament, authorities of state institutions and Abkhazian government members participated at the the discussion.

26 February
2015

Initiated by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia within Abkhazian Day was held event on "Popularization of Abkhazian cultural heritage to confidence building and reconciliation in regions of Georgia' in Kharaguali municipality, Imereti Region. Were paid working visits, as well were held cultural activities.

26 February
2015

On February 25, organized by  "Tankhmoba" Association of IDP Women a round table discussion on the issue "increase efficiency for implementation of programs to the IDPs" at "Marriot" , hotel was held. The meeting was supported by " Sinergia " NGO of IDPs and British Embassy in Georgia.

26 February
2015

The Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia,Vakhtang Kolbaia attended the opening event of the Abkhazian corner at National Parliamentary Library. The Abkhazian Corner opens by the initiative of the  National  Parliamentary Library of Georgia, and with the support of  EU Delegation to Georgia and United Nations Development Programme.

25 February
2015

On 23-24 February, organized by the Department of Justice of the A/R of Abkhazia was held training  on the issue of "Effective Communication and Services" at Justice Training Center. The training was attended by public servants of the Apparatus of the A/R of Abkhazia and executive institutions.

24 February
2015

The Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, Gia Gvazava, members of the Governmnet of the A/R of Abkhazia and Deputies of Supreme Council attended the funeral of the heroes fallen at Babushera tragedy at the Holy Trinity Cathedral.

21 February
2015

The award ceremony of "Georgian Calligraphy"-the competition organized by the National Cemter of Manuscripts was held at Gallery of the City Assembly.

20 February
2015

The acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia, Vakhtang Kolbaia and members of the government met with George Ovashvili Georgian film director. At the meeting was discussed role of culture in conflict resolution. "The Other Bank" and "Corn Island" films of George Ovashvili is connected to the issue of Abkhazia.

18 February
2015

The Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia,Vakhtang Kolbaia met with the Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria, Plamen Bonchev. At the meeting Mr. Plamen Bonchev reaffirmed Government of Bulgaria's support for the non-recognition policy.

16 February
2015

The joint meeting of Interim Commission on Territorial Integrity and Foreign Relations Committee with the NGOs aimed at hearing the opinions and positions by civil society on conflict resolution. The meeting was held under the title of "Expert conclusions by NGOs in peaceful transformation-resolution of conflicts".

14 February
2015

Open meeting of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia was held at Zugdidi municipality.Levan Shonia, Governor of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Lasha Gogia, Chairman of Zugdidi Municipality Council, Edisher Toloraia, Zugdidi Municipality Governor, Mamuka Cotniashvili, Deputy of Minister of Internally Displaces Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accomodation and Refugees of Georgia, representatives of non governmental organizations and IDP community attended the open meeting together with ministers of the government of the A/R of Abkhazia.

13 February
2015

Information Assurance Center of the A/R of Abkhazia Launches Broadcasting. Every Sunday, at the public broadcaster "II Arkhi", the program "Abkhazia" at 17:00.

13 February
2015

Abkhazian №2 public school is named after Jumber Betashvili,the national hero, fallen in Abkhazian war. Regarding this was held ceremony at Abkhazian №2 public school, Gelovani Street. №4.

11 February
2015

Organized by the Department Agriculture of Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia was held Round Table meeting on the socio-economic situation of population living in occupied territory and IDPs from Abkhazia and their employment prospects and involvement in the agricultural sector.

06 February
2015

On February 6, 2015 the regular session of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman was held. At the meeting was discussed and approved Republican Budget of 2014 of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia.

02 February
2015

"Georgian Cup 2015" of Abkhazian tournament in Futsal is over.In the final "Abkhazia" team of "ASTC "(Abkhazian sports training center) 8:2 beat "Mziuri"team of Gali and won the first place. George Chanturidze head of team is named as the best player. "ASTC " and "Mziuri" will be competing in the final round of  Georgian Cup 2015.

31 January
2015

Dedicated to commemoration of Assyrian father, St. Anton Martkopeli (VI s) Officials and members of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia visited Monastery of  St Anton of Martkopi and donated monks(among them are from Abkhazia) of the monastery with food products.

29 January
2015

Members of the Government Ketevan Bakaradze, Konstantine Kuchukhidze, Valeri Basaria, David Tungia and Otar Gogokhia, Head of the Representation Office of the A/R of Abkhazia in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti made a report on the work done in 2014 in Zugdidi.

28 January
2015

The Secretary State Security and Crisis Management Council David Sujashvili held the meeting with the Acting Chairman of the Government the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia and government representatives. The meeting was also attended by the heads of the Department of State Security and Crisis Management Council, Giorgi Balanishvili and Lasha Khvedelidze.

28 January
2015

Today, members of the government Ketevan Bakaradze, Konstantine Kuchukhidze, Valeri Basaria, Igor Kopaliani and Zaza Chachava made a report on the work done in 2014 in Kutaisi Region. As well as for the representation of Kutaisi City Hall, NGOs and Local businessmen was held the presentation of a documentary film "Legitimate Government of Abkhazia in Exile-present reality" that reflects activities of the Government for the IDPs.

26 January
2015

Organized by "The Solidarity Foundation" of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia approximately 100 IDP children from Abkhazia attended free movie at the "Rustaveli" cinema.

23 January
2015

Today, President of Georgia met with the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia, Head the Tskhinvali provisionary administration Dimitri Sanakoev and representatives of non-governmental organizations, which are working on the issues of the occupied territories.

22 January
2015

Within the project an hour program presented "Apsny" dance ensemble of Martvili Public School #2,approximately 100 great dancers were on the stage and they were highly appreciated by the audience.

21 January
2015

 The rule of law and Protecting Fairness in the country is the guarantee of peaceful life and stability.  I was saddened to hear the news of explosion of Yuri Vazagashvili on his son's grave. He was the head of "Save The Life" NGO, and the father of Zurab Vazagashvili, killed at the tennis courts in May 2, 2016.

21 January
2015

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia, Gia Gvazava, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia and members of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia attended "Hands For Refugees" Hathe event dedicated to the youth of IDPs.

20 January
2015

Georgian government's and, therefore, Government of the A/R of Abkhazia's one of the major policy object is IDPs socio-economic recovery. In this regard, the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia's priority in 2015 is employment of internally displaced persons.

16 January
2015

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia held the working meeting with the heads of the representative offices of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia.

15 January
2015

Today at the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Japanese Ambassador's residence in Georgia was held the signing ceremony of "Green-house project in Zugdidi District", financed by the Japanese Government.

15 January
2015

The Acting Chairman of the Governemnt of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia Mr. Vakhtang Kobalia and the Minister of Education and Culture of A/R of Abkhazia Mr. Dimitri Jaiani have visited Rustaveli N37 - the so-called Kazariants house burnt buildings after the fire.

13 January
2015

The working meeting on revising and updating of IDPs' database structure of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia was held. At the meeting they also discussed unification of IDPs' database structure of the Regional Representatives Offices of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and including monitoring.

13 January
2015

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chirman of the A/R of Abkhazia presented with New Year gifts IDPs' families living Zugdidi and wished them happy New Year.

04 January
2015

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia, Konstantine Kuchukhidze, Head of the Department of the IDPS' Issue of the A/R of Abkhazia and Demur Kekelia, Head of the Representative Office of the A/R of Abkhazia in East Georgia visited IDPs compactly settled at former kindergarten of Gldani.

04 January
2015

The Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia congratulated Ilia II, His Holiness and Beatitude, Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia, Archbishop of Mtskheta and Tbilisi, Metropolitan of Bichvinta and Tskhum-Abkhazeti, with his 82 anniversary, wishing Him good health, long live and spiritual strength.

30 December
2014

On December 30, "Solidarity fund" of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and the "Caring for Each Other" movement held the next charity action. Within the action approximately 300 IDPs families with over 90 years and the large families received Christmas gifts.

30 December
2014

On December 29, organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia Gino-Paradise hosted IDPs children from Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Within the charity action the aqua park was hosted by 270 pupils from Abkhaz schools №2 and №3, 50 IDPs pupils from Tskhinvali region, Gldani homeless children and children with disabilities.

29 December
2014

On December 30, "Solidarity fund" of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and the "Caring for Each Other" movement will hold next charity action. Within the action approximately 300 IDPs families with over 90 years and the large families will receive Christmas gifts.

29 December
2014

Today, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia awarded the staff of the "Lancet"clinic with the certificates of appreciation. Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia and Ketevan Bakaradze, Minister of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia expressed their gratitude for the support of "Lancet"clinic.

29 December
2014

The Government of the A/R of Abkhazia awarded winner of ,,Everest'' Mathematical Olympiad. On December 28, was held the Mathematical Olympiad ,,Everest'' winners awarding ceremony at the Tbilisi Marriott Hotel.

25 December
2014

"Explore the cultural heritage of my land" presentation of the project was held by Resource Center of Gali District at the exhibition Hall of the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia.

24 December
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia met with Nodar Giorgadze, Georgian businessman in Slovakia, the founder of "Gino-Paradise" and "Eurocom". Supported by the Businessman 40 IDP children from Abkhazia and Tskhinvali region spent their vacation in Beshenova, Slovakia.

24 December
2014

On December 23, students of David Chakaberia and Tamar Basaria's film presentation of "3 Gold" 15minutes film shot in Gali district was held at " Leaders' Club office". The presentation was supported by the ,,Multinational Georgia for Strengthening Democratic Values'' NGO.

24 December
2014

On December 23, organized by the Department of IDPs' issues of the A/R of Abkhazia and supported by the Representative office of the A/R of Abkhazia in East Georgia approximately 30 IDP children from Abkhazia attended 3D format movie for free at the "Amirani" cinema.

23 December
2014

The Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia has held the opening presentation of the new polyclinic for IDPs. The construction of the clinic was funded by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and the supported by the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia and local municipalities.

23 December
2014

Initiated by the Ministry of Finance and Economy of the A/R of Abkhazia approximately 20 IDPs are employed in Borjomi. They will be involved in the project of development of the Borjomi-Kharagauli timber.

23 December
2014

Today at 14:00, Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia will open a new IDPs' Polyclinic in Zugdidi. It is financed by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia. Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia and local municipality supported the construction of the polyclinic.

22 December
2014

On December 22, 2014 the regular session of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman was held. At the meeting was approved budget 2015 of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia that was sent to the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia for approval.

21 December
2014

On December 20, organized by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia on the basis of "Mkurnali" free medical examinations were held for IDPs living in Khobi.

17 December
2014

The government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia has made a report on the work done in 2014 at "Tiflis Palace". The Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia has introduced one year work of the government to the society.

16 December
2014

On December 17, 12:00 a.m. Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia will make a report of the work of 2014 at "Tiflis Palace". Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia will make report of work of 2014 for the public. As well as will be held a presentation of a documentary film "Legitimate Government of Abkhazia in Exile-present reality" that is reflecting activities of the Government.

12 December
2014

The Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia, Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia responds to the statement of De facto President of Abkhazia, Raul Khajimba on the "Engurhesi" issue.

12 December
2014

By the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and the Department of Sport and Youth Affairs was organized Judo Tournament among the athletes who were born in 2000-2001 and 2002-2003 in memory of soldiers fallen during the war in Abkhazia.

11 December
2014

On December 11, free movie show in 3D format at the cinema "Rustaveli" for IDP children. At this time socially vulnerable 30 youngsters persecuted from Abkhazia, who were living in the former GTU building in Rustavi city, were actively involved in the charitable event.

10 December
2014

The evening of Ia Maisaia, Georgian composer and singer was held at Tbilisi Aleksander Griboedov Russian Drama Theatre. At the evening with the other Georgian singers Ia Maisaia performed her and including songs of Eter Samkharadze-Jgamadze, well-known poet from Abkhazia.

08 December
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia, acting chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia left for Geneva with the Georgian delegation for participation in 30 round of Geneva talks.

06 December
2014

Today, in the framework of the "Outreach preventive medical examinations for Abkhaz IDPs' free medical-prophylactic examinations were held for IDP's living in Sgaredjo and Bakurtsikhe.

05 December
2014

Today, a celebration event dedicated to 75th years anniversary jubilee of Roin Metreveli, academician and presentation of a book - "Years Passed in love of Country" was held at St.Andrew the first-called Georgian University of the Patriarchate of Georgia.

04 December
2014

Yesterday, during a meeting with the UN mission in Gali district Raul Khajimba, President of Occupied Abkhazia stated he does not contradict the teaching of Georgian language at schools of Gali. "However there is one condition, manuals and all evidence which is required for teching must be approved and published by the Ministry of Education of Abkhazia".

04 December
2014

From November 26 to December 2, initiated by the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia within the International Music Festival "Diamonds Voice"-2014 Abkhazian Culture Days was held in Prague.

03 December
2014

Initiated by the Sub Forestry Service of Department of Agriculture, Environment Protection and Natural Resources of A/R of Abkhazia planting of greenery action was held at the Gldani former landfill site, within the recultivation works.

28 November
2014

On November 28, organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia free medical-prophylactic examinations for IDPs compactly settled at Gldani compact settlement were conducted.

26 November
2014

From November 26 to December 2,within the International Music Festival "Diamonds Voice"-2014 Days of Abkhazian Culture are being held in Prague. Prague International Music Festival is held annually and participants from different countries traditionally individual artists and pop groups are taking parts in the Music Festival.

23 November
2014

Today,organized by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia and "Lanceti"clinic were conducted free medical-prophylactic examinations for IDPs from Abkhazia at Kobuleti tourist polyclinics. IDP's policlinic were also involved in action.

22 November
2014

Today, organized by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia and "Lanceti" clinic were conducted free medical-prophylactic examinations for IDPs at "Family Medicine Center of Tamar settlement" in Batumi. IDP's policlinic were also involved in action. Furthermore, Besik Abshilava, oncologist at "Life" Zugdidi clinic served patients.

22 November
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia met with Ruslan Khimich, Director of "Ambra" Georgian-Ukrainian company and representatives of the company.

21 November
2014

By the expected signing of the "Alliance and strategic partnership agreement "between the Russian Federation and Abkhazian de-facto government. Russian Federation is continuing flagrant violation of international law,harrassment of  Sovereign Georgia's territorial integrity, Neglecting August 12, 2008, Six point Peace Plan of Sarkoz.

21 November
2014

On November 21, 2014 the regular session of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman was held. At the meeting was discussed the issue on the amendments of the law of "2014 Republican Budget of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia".

20 November
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia and members of the government met with Gogita Arkania, IDP from Abkhazia. The Acting Chairman congratulated on the world championship victory to the athlete and gifted him with smartphone. According to the WKF Gogita Arkania is the first Georgian karate world champion.

19 November
2014

By the order of the president of Georgia, the acting Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia has awarded the former Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia in 1986-1993 (till 26th of September) Mr.Vakhtang Berulava  and the eminent poet Mr.Amridon Chegian.

18 November
2014

Organized by the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia on the occasion of International Students' Day for the IDPs' successful students was held a ceremonial meeting at "Magti club".

18 November
2014

Initiated by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia approximately 15 tons harvested corn were given to IDPs families living in Samegrelo region. The corn harvested from the 10 hectares of land were distributed to each family of the tone amount. The land is granted by the Ministry of Economy of Georgia to the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia.

17 November
2014

On November 17, 2014 the regular session of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman was held. Among with the other discussed issues in the agenda was creating mobile Minister's Office on restoration of confidence and resolution on its legal issues.

14 November
2014

At Sheraton Metechi Palace Hotel has organized the photo-exhibition - "Regime without mask" of famous Georgian photo reporters such as Irakli Gedenidze, Gia Abdaladze and Zurab Kurtsikidze, where was presented 60 photos which were taken on 7th November of 2007 and 26th May of 2011.

11 November
2014

Today, at the joint session of Temporary Commission on Territorial Integrity Issues, Foreign Relations Committee, Education Science and Culture Committee, Diaspora and Caucasus Issues Committee was held discussion on the issue of Georgian cultural heritage in Abkhazian territory at the Georgian Parliament.

07 November
2014

Mayor of Tbilisi David Narmania and city authority members met with the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia and members of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia. Shota Rekhviashvili, Deputy of the Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accomodation and Refugees of Georgia attended the meeting.

07 November
2014

On November 7, 2014 the regular session of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman was held.

06 November
2014

"Joy of All Who Sorrow", Icon Mother of God was delivered from Poti Cathedral to Kobuleti St. Mariam church. Then it was delivered to Batumi Cathedral and liturgy was fulfilled.

03 November
2014

Supervisory Board of the Center for Information Assurance of Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia's first session was held.

02 November
2014

On November 1-2, initiated by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia were conducted free medical-prophylactic examinations were conducted.

31 October
2014

Today, within the cooperation memorandum between the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and the National Library was held round table dedicated to Black Sea Environmental optimization issues.

31 October
2014

Examinations were conducted within the framework of cooperation memorandum signed between the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of A/R Abkhazia and the Clinic "Enmedic". The next charity medical-event for IDPs children aged from 5months to 2years were led by Koba Burnadze,General Director at "Enmedic" clinic.

30 October
2014

Organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia was held "We love basketball"- Junior basketball tournament dedicated to the memory of Nodar Darakhvelidze, the Georgian Sports Honored Worker, linking category referee, the former deputy chairman of the Department of Abkhazian Sport.

30 October
2014

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia,Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia, "public opinion"organization,charitable foundations - "Tree of Life" and "sand clock" with the initiative and support disabled IDPs living in Samegrlo region were given wheelchairs.

29 October
2014

Today, Georgian Sumo Wreslter Mr.Levan Tsaguria (Kokkai) IDP from Abkhazia visited Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and met with Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman, Gia Gvazava, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia and other members of the government.

29 October
2014

We had the interview with the acting chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia - Mr. Vakhtang Kolbaia about ongoing events in occupied Abkhazia and restricting-optimization issues at the legitimate government of Abkhazia.

29 October
2014

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Ministry of Education and culture of the A/R of Abkhazia was held an artistic evening dedicated to 85th jubilee of Mikheil (Chito) Kakabadze at Tbilisi "Art-Hall".

27 October
2014

On October 27, is celebrated Abkhazian Language Day. According to the constitution of Georgia, the Abkhaz language has a status of second official language. Abkhaz Language Day congratulated Abkhaz people Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia in his address.

25 October
2014

Scientific workers of the Academy of Sciences of Tskhum-Abkhazia and Civil society representatives met with Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia. The Acting Chairman informed the audience with 29th round of Geneva Talks.

24 October
2014

Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia and initiated by the organization "Public Opinion" 20 IDPs' disabled children were presented with wheelchairs.

23 October
2014

On October 23, 2014 the regular session of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman was held.

23 October
2014

ST.King Tamar Boarding School of the Georgian Patriarchy held Fall Festivity and celebrated its 5-year anniversary. The girls 'and boys' folk ensembles of boarding school, Orchestra of Folk Instruments, Piano and Violin classes presented musical performances and concert.

23 October
2014

Today, on October 23, Tamaz Gamkrelidze, Famous Georgian scientist, Accademician of  National Academy of Sciences, Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Honorable President of Georgian National Academy  has become 85years old. He is also an honorable Doctor of  the University of Chicago.

21 October
2014

The exhibition hall named after Valeri Arkania honored Artist of Abkhazia was opened at the Ministry of the Education and Culture of A/R of Abkhazia and was exhibited works of Valeri Arkania and his friends.

21 October
2014

Meeting with War Veterans and mothers of fallen heroes was held at the Department of Justice of the A/R of Abkhazia. Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia, Igor Kopaliani, Head of the Justice Department of the A/R of Abkhazia, Meri Gonashvili, Representative of the Red Cross International Committee and representatives of the Department of the Justice of the A/R of Abkhazia attended the meeting.

20 October
2014

Initiated and supported by community organization "Hourglass" IDP's disabled children from Abkhazia were hosted by "Clock" the entertainment center. The charity event was held under the cooperation of The Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia.

19 October
2014

On October 17-19, sports and cultural project "Abkhazian Days" were held in Borjomi. Within the project were held sports competitions, as well as was held an educational lecture on the Georgian-Abkhaz cultural relations by Teimuraz Gvantseladze, Head of Abkhazian Language and Culture Institute at Sokhumi State University. Were presented documentary film on history of education in Gali, under the "Abkhazian Days" was held essay contest: "So Far From The Sea".

18 October
2014

IDPs Bee-Keepers from Abkhazia held a "Demonstrative hive" presentation at the surrounding area of Nature Reserve in the village Vakhtangisi, Gardabani Region.

18 October
2014

Today, supported by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Mnistry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of A/R Abkhazia were conducted medical prophylactic examinations for IDPs living in Tskneti.

17 October
2014

Initiated by Georgian Department of Veterans Service  October 17, is declared as "Day of Veterans".  In this regard Georgian Department of Veterans Service held a ceremonial event at "Dendro Park" ,near the Tbilisi sea.

15 October
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia attended "Kostaoba" public holiday in the village Areshperan, Lagodekhi region.The day is dedicated to commemoration of Kosta Khetagurovi, Ossetian prominent writer and public figure.

15 October
2014

"IDPs' Public Council of Poti" held a meeting with internally displaced people's families and as the honorable guests were invited: representation of Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accomodation and Refugees of Georgia, Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and members of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia as well as Irakli Kakulia, Mayor of Poti.

13 October
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia visited the land granted by the Ministry of Economy of Georgia in Zugdidi. 10 hectares of land sown with corn was harvested for the first time.

13 October
2014

Today, early in the morning organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and funding by the company "EUROCOM INVESTMENT", IDPs children from Abkhazia and South Ossetia, Georgian, an ethnic Abkhaz and Ossetian children come from mixed families in the framework of "Peace Marathon" went to Besenova, Slovakia from the Kutaisi Airport.

06 October
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia left for Geneva with the Georgian delegation for participation in 29th round of Geneva talks.

06 October
2014

On September 27,"Joy of All Who Sorrow", Icon Mother of God was written a year ago with the blessing of His Holiness and Beatitude, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, the Arcbishop of Mtkheta-Tbilisi and Metropolitan bishop of Bichvinta and Tkhum-Abkhazia for the memory of the fallen souls at the tragic events of the 90th in Abkhazia.

05 October
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia met with Lasha Shakulashvili, Youth Representative to the UN and members of the Caucasus Youth Alliance, Abkhazian Youth Government and Youth Supreme Council.

03 October
2014

On October 3, Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia attended 100th commemoration Anniversary of Andria Apakidze, the academician, prominent archeologist, scientist, educator, public figure.

03 October
2014

On October 3, 2014 the regular session of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman was held. At the cabinet meeting was approved Information Assurance Center's supervisory board of the A/R of Abkhazia including 19 members. The meeting was also attended by members of the Supervisory Board.

02 October
2014

Members of the Department of the IDPs issues of A/R of Abkhazia visited Tbilisi deaf-and-dumb and blinds' organization "Hera", got acquainted with "Hera" living conditions and the problems of disabled children.

01 October
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia attended  the event of "Motherland", Georgian war and veterans of armed forces union dedicated to September 27.

30 September
2014

Today, cooperation memorandum signed between Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Academy of Sciences of Tskhum-Abkhazia. The memorandum aims further strengthen of the scientific research and improvement of conflict resolution, Georgia's territorial integrity and resolution of the problem of internally displaced persons.

28 September
2014

On September 26-28, a mini-football tournament was held dedicated to the memory of Geno Zaria. Where teams of IDPs' compact settlement took participation.

28 September
2014

Zaza Mefarishvili, Governor of Imereti, Shota Murgulia, Mayor of Kutaisi, David Dvali, City Assembly Chairman, Zaza Chachava, Head of Representative office of Government of the A/R of Abkhazia in Imereti, put a wreath at the war memorial to heores died for Georgia's territorial integrity in Kutaisi.

26 September
2014

Today in the Netherland has opened the exhibition of Abkhazian Painters - "My Home". Works of prominent Abkhazian artists such as Nugzar Mgaloblishvili, Aleksandre Khubua, Zurab Chedia and David Badzagua, from September 26 to October 6 are hosted in the prestigious gallery of the "Frederick Van Der Vlist" in the city of Leiden.

22 September
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia together with Mustafa Korkmaz, Coordinator of Prime Ministry of Republic of Turkey visited "BusinessIncubator" LEPL in Kutaisi. The Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia introduced the Mongolian Green tea factory and a variety of merchandise for manufacturing.

22 September
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia attended the opening ceremony of the new academic year at Sukhumi State University. The Acting Chairman congratulated on the new academic year and wished professors and students a successful year.

21 September
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia met with the IDPs compactly settled at "Mtisbroli" in Kutaisi. The IDPs spoke about existing problems with the Acting Chairman of the Government. Kolbaia became acquainted with living conditions of the above mentioned settlement.

18 September
2014

Today, the next regular Cabinet Meeting of Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by Mr. Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government was held.

16 September
2014

Representatives of the IDPs' Issues of A/R of Abkhazia congratulated on the new academic year of public school №2 in Vashlijvari. Staff of the Department visited newly renovated classrooms and gyms. End of the meeting, 19 primary school pupils were given gifts.

15 September
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia, Gia Gvazava, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, Dimitri Jaiani, Minister of the Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia, Manana Kvachakhia, Deputy Mminister of the Education and Culture, Zaza Mikava, Advisor of the Minister visited public school #3rd located near the Tbilisi Sea and congratulated the IDPs pupils on the new academic year.

12 September
2014

Vakhtang kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia met with Marzena Rafalska, Coordinator of "Educator" Polish educational organization and Polish first channel (radio) journalists. Aleksandre Kalandadze, coordinator of "Kivita Georgia", Dimitri Jaiani, Minister of Education and Culture of A/R of Abkhazia, Bela Kopaliani, Deputy Minister of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhzia, Marina Shengelia, Deputy of Department of the Relations with the Executive Government Institutions and Social Affairs attended the meeting.

12 September
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia, Gia Gvazava, chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, Dimitri Jaiani, Minister of the Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia, deputies of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia and employees of Ilia Chavchavadze Literature-Memorial Museum laid a wreath and lit candle on the occasion of comemmoration day of Ilia Chavchavadze on Ilia and Olga Chavchavadze graves at Mtatsminda.

12 September
2014

Today, Gia Gvazava, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia and members of the council met with Mr.Sozar Subari, Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories,  Accomodation and Refugees of Georgia.

10 September
2014

Today, The Presidium of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia was held.At the meeting was discussed "Conditions of internally displaced persons' social and economic improvements of IDPs living in Rustavi" that is joint resolution of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and Presidium of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia.

10 September
2014

Vakhtang Tsanava, Deputy Minister of Regional Governance of A/R of Abkhazia and the staff of the ministry visited IDPs setteled at Godziashvili St. №95 and handed over the humanitarian aid. They got acquainted with social and economic situation and living conditions of the internally displaced persons. Listened to the IDPs' problems.

08 September
2014

Today, in the framework of "Grassroots and Human Security Program", sponsored by the Japanese Government was opened poultry industry in Dzevera, Gori District.

06 September
2014

Today, the national cuisine festival was held in the village Perevi. Manana Kobakhidze, First Deputy of Chairman of the Georgian Parliament addressed the audience. Dimitri Jaiani, Minister of the Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia and other honored guests made a speech at the festival.

05 September
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia hosted Mustafa Korkmaz, Coordinator of Prime Ministry of Republic of Turkey. The Acting Chairman introduced to Turkish side ongoing projects that are initiated by the initiative groups of internally displaced people and NGOs. The discussion also focused on agricultural issues near the s-called border areas and ongoing projects, which are approved by the central Government.

05 September
2014

Today, meeting with representation of "Heifer" International Organization of United States was held at Vere Palace, that was initiated by Princess Anna Bagrationi-Gruzinski and organized by 'Mothers' Committee". Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia, David Galegashvili, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Georgia, Irakli Zhvania, Tbilisi Mayor's Office of Economic Affairs representative, Kakha Koridze, Chancellor of the Royal House of Georgia, Ketevan Adamia, Head of 'Mothers' Committee" attended the meeting.

04 September
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia after the final international project ,,Open fun football schools " met with IDPs' society "Unity support" in Batumi. The Acting Chairman acquainted the problems and needs of the IDPs. The refugees' basic demands were related to education and health care issues.

04 September
2014

The final day of international project ,,Open fun football schools" event was held in Batumi. The event was attended approximately 200 IDP pupils from Abkhazia. IDP children were presented with sports t-shirts, caps and balls. The event was officially closed by the Abkhazian Dance Ensemble, that returned two days ago from Greece,where was held International Festival.

01 September
2014

Today, Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia hosted Ann Kiphiani, the young pianist at the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia. He congratulated on her birthday anniversary and presented symbolic gifts.

30 August
2014

Today, The International Day of the Disappeared is celebrated. Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia and Georgian government members honored the missing warriors of the territorial integrity at the Vashlisjvari Cemetery. They put the wreath at the "Memorial of the Fallen Heroes" and delivered flowers to the symbolic graves of the missing ones.

15 August
2014

Supported by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia were conducted free medical examinations for IDPs compactly settled in Kvemo Kartli. Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia and Ketevan Bakaradze, Minister of Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia attended the medical research.

15 August
2014

The regular session of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia was held on August 15, 2014.

15 August
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia met with Zeki Levent Gumrukcu, Ambassador of Turkey in Georgia. Primarily congratulated on the newly elected president of Turkey and wished them success. The Diplomat with the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia confirmed Turkish Government's non-recognition policy and support on territorial integrity.

14 August
2014

Today, 22 years have passed since the beginning of  the Abkhazian  war. This is one of the most tragic days in the modern history of Georgia. This date primarily reminds us the war's devastating, harmful and destructive power.

14 August
2014

Dedicated to the date of the begining of the armed conflict in Abkhazia were conducted free multi-medical prophylactic examinations for IDP war veterans from Abkhazia and their family members. Examinations were conducted by the qualified doctors throughout the day within the framework of cooperation memorandum signed between the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of A/R Abkhazia and the "Enmedic" clinic.

14 August
2014

Today, 22 Years have passed since the beginning of the armed conflict in Abkhazia Regarding this date Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia, Gia Gvazava, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia together with Government members and deputies of the Supreme Council once again paid tribute to the memory of those who died for the territorial integrity of Georgia.

13 August
2014

Today, Mr.Sozar Subari, the Minister of Refugees, IDPs and Accommodation Grigol Giorgadze, first deputy of the Minister and Gogi Patsatsia, Deputy of the Minister met with Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia and members of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia.

13 August
2014

Today, Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia hosted Andrzej Klimczik, NATO Acting Representative.

12 August
2014

Since 1999 by United Nations General Assembly 12th August is declared as International Youth Day. This combines the world's new generations for kindness and love, for innovation and peaceful co-existence.

12 August
2014

On behalf of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia we have great honor and pleasure to congratulate to all of the Georgia 893rd anniversary of the "Miraculous Victory" that hope will unite, strengthen and shine the whole Georgia.

09 August
2014

The Government of A/R of Abkhazia with the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia hold free multi-medical prophylactic examinations for IDPs settled in Rustavi. David Jikia, Rustavi Mayor and Ketevan Bakaradze, Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs attended the next charity medical prophylactic examinations.

09 August
2014

Today, Mr.Sozar Subari, the Minster of Refugees, IDPs and Accommodation, David Shavliashvili, Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia, Levan Shonia, the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Governor, Ilia Darchiashvili, the Acting Executive Director of Municipal Development Fund of Georgia, Eka Beselia, the Poti majoritarian MP and Irakli Kakulia, the newly elected Mayor of Poti opened newly built 7 blocks of flats and handed over apartment keys to 280 internally displaced families.

08 August
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia, members of the Government and representatives of the Supreme Council of Abkhazia laid a wreath at the Mukhatgverdi cemetery, to the memory of fallen heroes.

06 August
2014

The regular session of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia was held on August 6, 2014. Ministers and deputies attended the cabinet meeting.

05 August
2014

Initiated by the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and supported by "HONOR VITAE" non-profit corporation socially vulnerable IDP families compactly settled at "Bakhtrioni" hotel were handed over clothing and food products.

05 August
2014

Today, Otar Danelia, Minister of Agriculture of Georgia met with Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia and Valeri Basaria, Chairman Deartment of Agriculture, Environment Protection and Natural Resources of A/R of Abkhazia.

02 August
2014

Ministries of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia held the presentation of the report on the work done in the first half of 2014 at the renovated hall of the Ministry of the Education and Culture of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia.

02 August
2014

On behalf of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia we have great honor and pleasure to congratulate His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, Archbishop of Mtskheta - Tbilisi and Metropolitan of Tskhum - Abkhazia with St. Iliya's Day. We wish him health, longevity and spiritual courage for the benefit of our country and entire Orthodox world.

31 July
2014

Initiated by the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of A/R Abkhazia Amputant - Disabled athletes' Abkhazian Cup tournament in mini football and backgammon was held at The Arena sports complex-1.

30 July
2014

Organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia mini football final tournament between structures of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia was held.

26 July
2014

The Government of the A/R of Abkhazia,Saint King Tamar Teaching University of Georgian Patriarchate held "On Sukhumi Street" Archimandrite Adam's book presentation at "Muza", Merab Berdzenishvili International Cultural Center.

24 July
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia the Acting chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia and members of the government met with the IDPs compactly settled at  "Bakhtrioni", #7 tskalsadeni str. More than 1000 IDPs are living at the above mentioned place.

22 July
2014

On July 22, 2014 the next regular Cabinet Meeting of Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government was held.

22 July
2014

On July 22, 2014 the next regular Cabinet Meeting of Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government was held.

22 July
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia,the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia met with Zaur Meshveliani, IDP from Abkhazia winner of Mathematical Olympiad. He congratulated the achieved successes and presented with mobile phone and books.

21 July
2014

Today, the Art Gene festival hosted "Abkhazian Day" at the Ethnographic Museum. The event was organized by the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and the Ministry of Education and Culture of A/R of Abkhazia.

19 July
2014

Tamaz Nadareishvili, Goergian famous patriot would have celebrated 60 years on July 19. To honor the memory of him civil funeral was held on his grave.

18 July
2014

The authorities of the Abkhazian Governmet and Abkhazian IDPs community, laid a wreath at memorial board  of Vova Vekua and once again honored  the fallen heroes on 15-16 July in Sukhumi.

17 July
2014

Today, approximately 100 IDPs children went on their holiday in Borjomi. The project is organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia in the framework of Children Summer Camps Program of Tbilisi City Hall.

16 July
2014

Supported by the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia, Abkhazian Polyclinic and "Aversi" approximately 300 IDPs compactly settled at Tabukashvili str. and "Avtomsheni" settlement were given free medicenes. At the same time examinations were conducted on children and the elderly.

16 July
2014

The events of July 15-16, 1989, that was inspired by the third force in the history of Georgian - Abkhazian centuries-old remains as a black spot. The fratricidal war happened and blood was shed on these horrible days. Eternal glory to the heroes that died very patriotically.

15 July
2014

David Gvadzabia, chairman of IDPs' Department of A/R of Abkhazia, and staff of the department were in Kakheti region on July 15. He acquainted with the social situation and listened the problems of IDPs living on #4 Sokhumi street.Approximately 59 families were given humanitarian aid.

14 July
2014

Chamber of Commerce of A/R of Abkhazia became member of the World Federation of National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce.

09 July
2014

Today, the regular session of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia was held.

06 July
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia,the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia together with Otar Gogokhia, Otar Gogokhia,Head Of Representative Office in Samegrelo Zemo Svaneti visited Leonti Kukhilava respected teacher from Abkhazia in Jvari who turned 80 last year.

05 July
2014

On behalf of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia I congratulate on 50th Birth Anniversary of Leri Khabelovi,Georgian sport's dignity and conscience.Tireless, hard-working person.

04 July
2014

"Abkhazian Cup" open rafting championship is over. The tournament started from the village Chitakhevi of Borjomi municipality.Teams of Ministry of Education and Culture of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, Tbilisi Sea IDPs compact settlement, Sokhumi State University, The Caucasian alliance, South Ossetia and Saingilo participated in the open rafting championship.

04 July
2014

I have the honor to congratulate you and in your name all American people, with the celebration of the signing of the Declaration of Independence...

03 July
2014

On July 2, Business meeting with Mr. Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia was held at the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia. Ketevan Adamia, Chairman, The 'Mothers Committee' initiated the meeting and it was supported by Princess/ Royal Highness Anna Bagration-Gruzinsky.

30 June
2014

Championship for Georgian War Veterans and Amputant - Disabled in mini football ended with the final match at "Imedi" football stadium. Teams of Georgian War Veterans and Amputant - Disabled fighting for the integrity of Georgia participated in the championship.

26 June
2014

Sukhumi National Drama Theatre named after Konstantine Gamsakhurdia presented Lasha Bugadze's "Navigator", premiere performance at the experimental Rustaveli Theatre stage.

26 June
2014

Today, 100th commemorating event of Simon Miminoshvili, Doctor of medical science, professor, a well-known ophthalmologist, honored Doctor of Abkhazia and Georgia was held at National Academy of Science. The event was organized by the Abkhazian National Academy of Science, Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of A/R Abkhazia.

25 June
2014

On June 25, 2014 the regular session of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman was held. One issues was in the agenda and it was approved.

23 June
2014

Today, Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia visited a large IDP family. He got acquainted with the Gvalia's family living/social issues and together with the small toys handed over food products.

23 June
2014

Mr. Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia organized by the members of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia met with the IDPs and representation of the NGOs at the Center for Civic Engagement and  delivered a report to them about Geneva Talks in Zugdidi.

23 June
2014

On June 21-22, supported by the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of A/R Abkhazia in Khoni, Tskaltubo and Kopitnari where approximately 10, 000 - IDPs from Abkhazia are registered got next free medical researches.

21 June
2014

Supported by the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and Georgian National Olympic Committee Abkhazian final Sporting games competition was held at Gldani sports complex. The event was organized by Abkhazian regional sports complex and the Ministry of Education and Culture of Abkhazia.

20 June
2014

Connected to the World Refugee Day IDPs children from Abkhazia were hosted by "Wendy's" the American Restaurant.

20 June
2014

On the occasion of World Refugee Day organized by the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and "Trio Brao", approximately 40 IDPs children from  Abkhazia and South Ossetia were hosted by "Gino Paradise" aqua park.

19 June
2014

On June 19, supported by the Government of the Autonomlous Republic of Abkhazia and organized by Abkhazian Football Federation III League winners were awarded Football Cups named after Zhiuli Shartava and Niaz Dziapshipa.

18 June
2014

On 17 June 2014, in the framework of "Peace Express" project program, supported by the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and "Trio Brao" first tour at the presidential palace has started.

17 June
2014

On June 17, 18 another 28th round of Geneva talks will be held. Georgian delegation is headed by David Zalkaliani, First Deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia. Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia will participate in the next 28th round of Geneva talks.

16 June
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia, Konstantine Kuchukhidze, Minister of Regional Governance of A/R of Abkhazia, and Davdid Gvadzabia, Chairman, of Department of IDPs' Issues of A/R of Abkhazia, visited IDPs compactly settled in Tskaltubo, Khoni and Kopitnari.

12 June
2014

Mr. Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia got acquainted with agricultural works in Zugdidi Region. Several hundred hectares of land were conveyed to the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia by the Ministry of the Economy of Georgia.

10 June
2014

On June 10, 100th commemorating evening of Shota Basilaia, prominent scientist, public figure, Doctor of Historical Sciences, Rector of the Sokhumi State Pedagogical Institute over the decades was held at the hall of the Sukhumi State University.

10 June
2014

On 10 of June, initiated by the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia presentation of the "Abkhazian Social Solidarity Fund" was held at the meeting hall of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia.

09 June
2014

Mrs. Ketevan Bakaradze Minister of Health and Social Affairs of A/R Abkhazia with the staff of the ministry met with the IDPs compactly settled in Imereti District (Kutaisi,Tskaltubo,Kopitnari,Khoni).

09 June
2014

On June 7, the IDPs living in Dedoflistkaro got Free medical - preventive examinations. The next medical action, organized by the by Clinic "Enmedic". At this time free medical-prophylactic examinations were held for IDPs settled in Dedoflistkaro.

04 June
2014

On June 4, 2014 the regular session of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia led by the Acting Chairman Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia was held. All the issues in the agenda were approved.

01 June
2014

Initiated by the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia's representative Office in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti held the event for the IDPs children dediacated to International Children's Day at the Center for Civic Engagement.

01 June
2014

Dedicated to International Children's Day the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia organized variety events for the IDPs children. Georgian singers Marika Tkhelidze, Tika Jamburia, Boka Kvekveskiri and Dito Qisishvili gave a charity concert for the disabled children in connection of the International Children's Day.Sweets were handed out to the children.

31 May
2014

Initiated by the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia, Ministry of Regional Governance of A/R Abkhazia and Representative Office of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia in the Eastern Georgia was held charity event for the IDPs children.

21 May
2014

The Book "Georgian periodical press materials" 1900-1921 yy. (Abkhazia-religion,education,culture) presentation  was held  at the National Parliamentary Library. Irakli Gelenava is the book's editor.

21 May
2014

Bela Kopaliani, Deputy of the Minister of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia paid a working visit and held the meetings with the educational experts in Poland. The visit was carried out under the project "School readiness centers in rural areas".

20 May
2014

Today, the second day of writing test announced by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of A/R of Abkhazia was held. The contest was announced for the 13 vacant positions. 78 Applications have been received of which 55 participants were chosen for the writing test.

19 May
2014

By the initiative of the Ministry of health and Social Affairs of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and supported by "ENMEDIC" clinics the next free medical prophylactic researches were conducted to socially vulnerable IDPs living in Kutaisi. Free medical examinations took place within the framework of cooperation memorandum signed between the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of A/R Abkhazia and the clinic.

18 May
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia was in Samegrelo region on May 17-18. Ketevan Bakaradze, Minister of Health and Social Affairs of A/R Abkhazia together with the Acting Chairman attended free medical-diagnostic examinations for IDPs in Jvari.

17 May
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia saw the land conveyed to the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia by the Ministry of the Economy of Georgia. The Acting Chairman got acquainted the works of cultivation-planting.

15 May
2014

Dedicated to 70th commemoration Evening of Zhiuli Shartava "Abkhazia in my dreams" theatrical performance was held at №153 Tbilisi public school. "The war and post war time" were revived by the school pupils - the most dramatic pages from the recent history.

14 May
2014

The opening plenary anniversary session of the academic staff and students was held at the Sokhumi State University. The conference was dedicated to the 25th Establishment anniversary conference of Sokhumi Branch University of TSU.

13 May
2014

Supported by the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and "Mekanizatori" complex agricultural works (cultivation, fertilizing) has started. The area will then be processed by the IDPs living at so-called border, Who are the direct beneficiaries of this project.

10 May
2014

Supported by the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and Organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the A/R of Abkhazia the Open International Fencing tournament was carried out in the sports hall of Fencing Federation of Georgia.

09 May
2014

At the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia was held the reception of The World War II veterans.

07 May
2014

100th Commemoration event of Giorgi Dzidzaria,Abkhaz prominent scientist  and public figure awarded with Georgia State and Dmitry Gulia's premium, member of the Academy of Sciences of Georgia - Correspondent was held at the Georgian National Academy of Sciences.

03 May
2014

The next medical action, organized by the by Clinic "Enmedic". At this time free medical-prophylactic examinations were held for IDPs settled in Borjomi.

02 May
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia met with Grigol Robakidze University Students and Management Staff.

01 May
2014

Organized by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Protection of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia Greenery planting action was held at the surrounding area of the sculpture of Dimitry Gulia.

01 May
2014

A cooperation memorandum were signed between Department of IDPs` Issues of A/R Abkhazia and Computer training organizations.

29 April
2014

Today, the regular session of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia was held. At the meeting members of the government presented report on work done in the I quarter of 2014.

29 April
2014

On 29 April 2014, by order of the Minister of Finance of Georgia were approved new members of advisory board of the Minister of Finance. Two new members - Vasil Khorava, The Minister of Finance and Economy of Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and David Baladze, the Minister of Finance and Economy of Ajara  were appointed as the members of advisory board of the Minister of Finance.

28 April
2014

Mr. Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia visited the family of Sisauri compactly settled at Lilo. Organized by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and supported by Gigi Dedalamazisvili, Georgian singer's family blind Mary Sisauri IDP from Gulrifshi were gifted a piano.

27 April
2014

Today, organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of A/R Abkhazia was held tournament named after Viktor Saneyev resident of Abkhazia, one of the best of 20th century in field and track athletics.

25 April
2014

Today, Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia met with the IDPs living in Samegrelo region. Together with the head of representation Samegrelo - Zemo Svaneti region got acquainted with the living conditions and social requests of the IDPs.

24 April
2014

On April 24, dedicating to Easter Feast day organized by the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and Minister's office on Regional Affairs of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia IDPs compactly settled at Javakheti # 68, Varketili, were given humanitarian aid.

19 April
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia visited the Abkhazians settled at Lilo, Tbilisi and congratulated them with Easter Feast.

17 April
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia, congratulated to mothers of the fallen in the war and large families with coming Easter Feast.

16 April
2014

Today, the regular session of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia was held.

15 April
2014

On April 15, representatives of Department of IDPs` Issues of A/R Abkhazia met with the IDPs from Abkhazia settled in Gori settlement and got acquainted with their living conditions and their social requests.

15 April
2014

It is the second day of testing is being held for the announced vacancies at the Ministry of Finance and Economy of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia.

14 April
2014

Today, organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and the film center "Abkhazia" was held an event dedicated to the Mother Language Day at the monument to Mother Language in Tbilisi.

12 April
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia,the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and Tamar Kordzaia, majoritarian deputy in Nadzaladevi met with the IDPs living at "Kartli" got acquainted with their living conditions and their social requests.

10 April
2014

Press Conference with Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia on April 11, 16:00 pm has been postponed. Further information about the date will be published on www.abkhazia.gov.ge and Facebook - page.

09 April
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia, Gia Gvazava, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the A/R of Abkhazia, Members of the Government, Supreme Council Deputies and Abkhaz public school students paid homage to 9th April fallen patriots memory and laid a wreath to their monument.

08 April
2014

Dedicated to 9 April, initiated by the Government of Abkhazia and arranged by "Enmedic" clinics free medical examinations were conducted to IDP war veterans from Abkhazia and mothers of the fallen in Abkhazian war at the Vake New branch.

05 April
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and members of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia met with the IDPs living in Adjara. Social conditions, health care and educational system issues were emphasized at the meeting.

05 April
2014

Examination of the IDPs were initiated by the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of A/R Abkhazia. Examinations were conducted by the Republican Hospital qualified doctors throughout the day.

04 April
2014

Press Conference with Vkhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia on April 11 April 11, 16:00 pm.

02 April
2014

On April 2, 2014, the regular meeting of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia was held. The session was led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia. He introduced the ministers details of the 70th Commemoration Conference of Zhiuli Shartava, and the results of the 27th round of Geneva talks.

31 March
2014

Particular personalities make history. Zviad Gamsakhurdia Georgia's first democratically elected president is an example one of those prominent Georgian public figures in the new era of our country's history.

28 March
2014

Today, "Heroes Alley" will be named after Zhiuli Shartava in Batumi. Organized by The City Hall of Batumi, the city council and Government of the A/R of Abkhazia opened the street named after Zhiuli Shartava, Georgian national hero.

27 March
2014

Organized by the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and Ministry of Regional Governance of A/R Abkhazia approximately 160 IDPs families compactly settled in Zugdidi Region were given humanitarian aid.

25 March
2014

Mr.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia left for Geneva. He will participate in the next 27th round of Geneva talks.

24 March
2014

Bela Kopaliani, Besik Odisharia, Deputies Minister of Education and Culture of A/R Abkhazia paid a working visit to Western Georgia. They visited IDPs compact settlements in Tskaltubo and Khoni on 24 March.

21 March
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairamn of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia met with the members of the Public Consultative - Advisory Board. Professor - teachers, representation of the NGOs, journalists and experts on legal issues attended the meeting.

21 March
2014

On the occasion of World Down Syndrome Day integrated IDP and non-IDP children group visited Children's entertainment center - "Pomegranate House". Special entertainment program was held for the adults.

21 March
2014

On March 21, 2014 the regular session of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia was held. Four issues were in the agenda, among was an informational issue.

20 March
2014

Department of IDPs` Issues of A/R Abkhazia and English language learning organizations were signed a cooperation memorandum.

16 March
2014

A large-scale attack was launched at Sukhumi and Gumista area by the enemy forces on March 15-16, 1993. Georgian armed forces showed adamantine resistance and fortified their positions. But many people have lost their lives in this struggle.

14 March
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia and members of the Government opened the Square named after George Martiashvili at Vazisubani District.Nazi Martiashvili, mother of Giorgi Martiashvili and Mothers of missing Warriors attended the opening ceremony.

13 March
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia met with the awardees by the Honorable certificates of Abkhazian Supreme Council, he congratulated and thanked them for their work. As well as he determined the future perspectives.

12 March
2014

Today, Exhibition of Khuta Arvelod Kvaratskhelia IDP from Abkhazia was held at the Exhibition Hall of the Artists Union. Exhibition was dedicated to 60th anniversary of the artist.

10 March
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia attended 70th Commemoration Evening of Zhiuli Shartava at the Giga Lortkiphanidze State Theater in Rustavi.

09 March
2014

Today, Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia hosted mothers of Warriors dead and missing in Abkhazian war. Vakhtang Kolbaia,the Acting Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia congratulated and presented gifts to invited guests.

07 March
2014

Final 70th Commemoration Evening of Zhiuli Shartava was held at the Shota Rustaveli State Theatre. David Usufashvili, Chairman of Parliament, Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairamn of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia addressed the audience.

07 March
2014

In the framework of 70th Commemoration Evening of Zhiuli Shartava presentation of the Young Politicians' School named after Zhiuli  Shartava was held at the Technical University of Georgia.

05 March
2014

70th Commemoration Scientific Conference, "Modern politics and Science Tasks" of Zhiuli Shartava was held at the Technical University. The conference was led by Roin Metereveli and Archil Frangishvili, the academicians.

27 February
2014

The next charity event for displaced people. By the initiative of the Department of IDPs` Issues of A/R Abkhazia IDPs from Abkhazia received Humanitarian Assistance that was handed over by the USAID.

27 February
2014

Vasil Khorava, Minister of Finance and Economy of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and Ketevan Bakaradze, Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of the A/R of Abkhazia met with Tamar Kordzaia,Member of Parliamentary Majority, majoritarian deputy in Nadzaladevi.

26 February
2014

Ketevan Bakaradze, Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of A/R of Abkhazia with Vasil Khorava,Minister of Finance and Economy of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia held meetings with the staff of IDPs Med-Clinics in Samegrelo Region.

26 February
2014

Demur Kekelia, Head Of Representative Office of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia in the Eastern Georgia and other colleagues by the initiative of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, visited the compactly settled IDPs in Tskhvarichamia. Material assistance and humanitarian aid by USAID were given to the IDPs families.

25 February
2014

Samushia Jaba, Vice-Chairman of Tbilisi City Assembly hosted IDP students from Abkhazia  at  the Museum of Soviet occupation. He talked about the Soviet political repressions, occupation of Georgia by the Bolshevik Russia (1921) Georgian national - Liberator and 70 - years history of anticcupation movement (1921-1991).

23 February
2014

Comment of Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia on recent events in Ukraine.

22 February
2014

"White Wave" Adult Spectators' Theatre of Abkhazia, welcomed the IDPs children at "Tbilisi Art - Hall" on free screenings of play "Charley's Aunt".

21 February
2014

The regular session of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia is being held at the Government of A/R of Abkhazia led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Legitimate Government of the A/R of Abkhazia is being held.

21 February
2014

The regular session of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia was held on February 21, 2014.

19 February
2014

Supported by the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, USAID, NGO - "The Abkhaz businessmen, attorneys and journalists association", approximately 150 members of deaf-and-dumb and blinds' organization "Hera" and Four compact settlements' IDP  families received the humanitarian aid.

14 February
2014

2014 is dedicated year to 140 anniversary of Dimitry Gulia, well-known public figure, founder of the Abkhazian literature and historiography. Connected to this anniversary date grand opening of reconstructed monument of a public figure was held on 14 February 2014.

13 February
2014

By the initiative of the "Democratic Involvement Center", NGO meeting with the IDPs at the Center of Democratic Involvement  was held in Zugdidi.

12 February
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the A/R of Abkhazia met with the board members of "International Organization of IDPs from Abkhazia".

12 February
2014

Advisory Board on Georgian-Abkhazian relation - building issues' was formed at the Minister's Office of Government of A/R of Abkhazia on Civil Accord and Conflict Resolution. In this regard, the meeting was held with the Abkhazians.

11 February
2014

"Georgian writers embroidery" the exhibition of Bieta Abshilava, Georgian manuscript artist's and poet's the 32nd exhibition was held at Gallery "Baia" on Shardeni st.

31 January
2014

Vazha Chubinidze, the famous violinist has grown up in the family of Mikheil Chubinidze, (People's Artist of the USSR) and Flora Shedania, (National Artist).

29 January
2014

Today, Vakhtang Kolbaia, the acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia met with Hiroki Tokunaga, Counsellor of Japanese Ambassador and Tae Yamamoto, Grants Consultant.

27 January
2014

The meeting aimed improving the socio-economic issues and the ways of solutions in this field for IDPs as well as the future cooperation.

24 January
2014

Today, the regular session of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia was held.

20 January
2014

Government of the A/R of Abkhazia's condolences go to the family of Jumber Lominadze.

15 January
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of The Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia, Elguja Gvazava, Chairman of the Supreme Council of Abkhazia, Members of The Government of Abkhazia and responsible Staff of the Apparatus in the framework of the memorandum met the Bank representatives that aims to enhance partnership.

14 January
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and David Gvadzabia, Chairman of the Department of IDPs` Issues of A/R Abkhazia visited Abkhazian Blind and Deaf-and-Dumb Union "Hera".

13 January
2014

Today, the regular session of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia was held.

13 January
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia met the winners of George Sharvashidze Premium the highest award of the Government of Abkhazia.

10 January
2014

By the initiative of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia a charity Christmas Concert was held in the charity house "Catharsis". "Esteem The Old Age" Chrismtams event for the elderly people being in the "Catharsis" was performed by the students of the Abkhazian public schools.

10 January
2014

A christmas Carol" free performance was held for IDP children from Abkhazia at the Akhmeteli Theatre. 25 IDP children attended the event. After the performance the IDP children were given company "Tserodena" 's presents.

09 January
2014

Vakthang Kolbaia, Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and Sozar Subari, Minister of Corrections and Legal Assistance of Georgia wished Happy New Year and Mery Christmas to juvenile inmates of special institution №11.

09 January
2014

A cooperation memorandum was signed between the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia and Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Center.

07 January
2014

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and David Gvadzabia, Chairman, Department of IDPs` Issues of A/R Abkhazia visited the Abkhazians settled in the Lilo settlement.

04 January
2014

Your Holiness and Beatitude, Congratulations on your birthday. Wish you good health, long life and spiritual courage.

28 December
2013

Vakhtang Kolbaia,the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and members of the Government met the Abkhazian war veterans first group disabled vulnerable people and wished them Happy New Year and Merry Chrismas.

28 December
2013

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia received the parents of the fallen in the war and disabled - amputant footballers. Vakhtang Kolbaia thanked them for coming and wished them Happy New Year and Merry Chrismtas as well as gave New Year gift basket.

26 December
2013

Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia and Ketevan Bakaradze, Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of A/R Abkhazia met theAbkhazian children living in the occupied territories of Abkhazia.

26 December
2013

New Year performance "New Year's celebration for IDP children" was held on the stage of Kote Marjanishvili State Drama Theatre.Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia attended the event and wished them Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

26 December
2013

Vasil Khorava, Finance Minister of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia visited one of the IDP's compact settlement of Nabada in Poti and wished them Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

26 December
2013

Japanese Embassy officials visited the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of A/R Abkhazia Hiroki Tokunaga,Consul and Tae ko Yamamoto, Grants Consultant.

25 December
2013

Today, the regular session of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia, led by Vakhtang Kolbaia, the Acting Chairman of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia was held. Three issues were in the agenda. All the issues were approved.

16 December
2013

Acting Chairman of the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia Vakhtang Kolbaia left for Geneva where he  participates in the 26th round of Geneva International Discussions.

16 December
2013

IDP children from Abkhazia attended performance - "The Rehearsal" ‘s free presentation.

13 December
2013

During the meeting the IDP's socio-economic problems solution ways, healthcare system problems and educational programs for young IDP's were discussed.