Within the last 24 hours, over 53,000 Georgian citizens have registered for the seasonal employment program in Germany, reports the State Employment Promotion Agency.
Registration for the program started on February 15 and will continue throughout the year on the website https://workabroad.moh.gov.ge .
Georgian citizens will be able to find temporary legal employment in German labor market for a maximum of 90 days
Seasonal works in the agricultural sector will start in April 2021 in Germany.
Georgia is the first country with which Germany has started working in this direction.
The seasonal employment program was supposed to start in 2020, though was temporarily delayed due to the global Covid-19 pandemic.
Georgian Health Minister Ekaterine Tikaradze said on February 11 that the Georgian government is negotiating with Bulgaria, Israel and France to implement similar seasonal employment programs in the coming future.