Government Meeting In Telavi
20 July, 2012
Government Meeting In Telavi

 

A Governmental meeting under the direction of the Prime-Minister, Vano Merabishvili is being held in Telavi

. The cabinet council discusses ways to help people affected by the disaster. The Government is planning to provide victims of the disaster with food and financial compensation. As the Prime-Minister declared at yesterday’s special meeting, the villages affected by the disaster will be classified by severity of damage and the compensation will be determined in this way.

 

Also, The President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili voiced the initiative at the special HQ meeting in Kakheti about restructuring bank loans for the locals. As Saakashvili said, all their hard work the investments were swept away by the wind and the hail, and the people have debts. The president says that people damaged by the flood can’t have problems regarding paying debts.

Saakashvili says that in a civilized country, loans must be insured, which means insuring the harvest.