Prime Minister’s meeting with Azerbaijan’s Minister of Transport

Published in Economics
Thursday, 07 July 2022 15:04

Today, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili met with Rashad Nabiyev, Azerbaijan's Minister of Digital Development and Transport.
The meeting at the Government Administration focused on the strategic partnership between Georgia and Azerbaijan and ways to further their bilateral cooperation.
The parties discussed the economic cooperation between the countries in the format of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission. Attention was paid to deeper cooperation in the areas of transport and digital technology, pointing out the empowerment of the country's transit function and the establishment of a regional logistics hub as the one of the Georgian Government's priorities. The conversation also touched on implemented and ongoing regional infrastructural projects designed to bolster Georgia's function as a transit corridor, including the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railroad connector project and projects seeking to modernize Georgia's railroad network and build the East-West Highway.
Attention was also paid to the trade cooperation between the two countries, with a special emphasis on Azerbaijan being among Georgia's top five trade partners over the past few years.
The meeting at the Government Administration was attended by the Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Georgia, Faig Guliyev, and the Georgian side represented by the Vice Prime Minister/Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Levan Davitashvili, and the CEO of the Georgian Railway, Davit Peradze.

Press Service of the Government Administration

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