status for compatriots living abroad

Georgia waives visa on ethnic grounds

By | November 24th, 2011|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Georgia establishes a new system based on ethnicity, which gives people of Georgian origin the right to visa free travel, education grants and to represent their mother country at sports events. The Law on Diaspora Organizations and Compatriots Living Abroad was approved by parliament Thursday. It establishes a new status for citizens of [...]

Government gives rights to nationals living abroad

By | October 25th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch - Georgians living abroad will get the right to visit their home country without a visa, get a grant to study in their homeland and to represent Georgia at sports events. A person gets the new rights after receiving a special status, which means they will become equal with Georgian citizens in some regards, [...]