Ambassador Norland attends Microsoft-Government of Georgia Signing Ceremony (March 5)

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On March 5, Ambassador Richard Norland joined Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Microsoft Corporate Vice President for Central and Eastern Europe Don Grantham in a ceremony marking the sale of Microsoft software licenses for all Georgian government workstations.  The first deal of its kind in the wider region, it highlights the importance the Georgian government places in the value of intellectual property rights as the foundation of a rules- and ideas-based economy.