Georgia to receive €35 million from France in support of social welfare reforms

  • In the framework of this programme, the first trance worth €35 million has already been transferred to Georgia in the beginning of this year. Photo: Ministry of Finance.

Agenda.ge, 29 Nov 2019 - 15:47, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia will receive €35 million from the French Development Agency (AFD) to support social welfare reforms, announced the Ministry of Finance today.

The agreement was signed between Georgia and the French Development Agency (AFD) earlier today.

AFD is cooperating with Georgia in the framework of a 3-year (2018-2020) social programme which aims to develop the social support and solidary system.

The programme includes the following areas:

  • Provision of adequate services to persons with disabilities
  • Adequate, affordable and quality health care system
  • Optimisation of resource allocation for the internally displaced persons (IDPs) which details the closure of the damaged buildings and the provision of in need families with a relevant housing.

In the framework of this programme, the first trance worth €35 million has already been transferred to Georgia in the beginning of this year.

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