On August 11, students of the summer school were awarded with certificates at the Batumi Public Service Hall. Within the framework of the summer school, Georgian, Azerbaijani and Armenian students selected through the open competition, were learning about the principles of e-governance, management, service marketing, and other issues interesting for them during one week.
Today, on August 11, students of leading universities, who recently arrived in Georgia to undergo one-month internship at the Ministry of Justice, visited the Batumi Public Service Hall. A Manager of the Public Service Hall showed the service areas of the service center to the guests and introduced them a concept of the Public Service Hall.
From today, residents of Akhaltsikhe can also benefit from simplified state services combined in one space. On August 9, 2012, president of Georgia Mr. Mikheil Saakashvili opened the Public Service Hall in Akhaltsikhe. Speaker of Saeima of Latvia Mrs. Solvita Aboltina being on a personal visit to Georgia cut a red ribbon together with her daughter.
Installation of the roof of the Tbilisi Public Service Hall is completed. Specialists from various countries are working at the international construction. Georgian, Italian, Turkish and Chinese constructors are employed at the roofing works. Overall, 500 Georgian citizens are employed at the construction.
On July 26, an exhibition "Old and New Kutaisi" was opened at the Kutaisi Public Service Hall, which unites historical and modern landscapes of the city. Director General of the National Archive of Georgia Teona Iashvili, photo artist Guram Tsibakhashvili, and Director of the Kutaisi Central Archive Merab Kezevadze opened the event.
In the process of an ongoing investigation into the fact of voter-buying, on June 20th and July 15th of 2012, thousands of satellite TV antennas were discovered and sealed. Antennas were imported through a fraudulent contract and should have been distributed free of charge with an aim of voter-buying in support of a political coalition "Georgian Dream".
According to the State Services Development Agency, 245 809 ID cards were issued during six months of 2012, among them are about 20 000 Student cards. At the Rustavi Public Service Hall, Head of the State Services Development Agency, Mr. Giorgi Gabrielashvili presented statistics of issuing ID cards in course of six months.
In the process of an ongoing investigation into the fact of voter-buying, on July 15, 2012, additional TV antennas were discovered. The antennas were imported by LLC "Maestro". The investigation has sufficient evidence to prove that LLC "Maestro", acting under the instructions of representatives from LLC "Elita Burji" - a company, closely affiliated with a Political Coalition "Georgian Dream" used a fraudulent contract to import thousands of antennas. Those antennas should have been distributed in support of "Georgian Dream" through an existing scheme created by "Global Contact Consulting", with a purpose of voter-buying.