The main directions of the cooperation agenda between Georgia and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank were discussed on Sunday by Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Jin Liqun, the President of the AIIB, at the meeting in China’s capital city of Beijing.
At the meeting held as part of the Georgian PM’s visit to China, the parties reviewed new areas of cooperation, including energy security, green and renewable energies, with Garibashvili welcoming the Bank’s effort to strengthen support for the green economy.
Garibashvili thanked Liqun for his fruitful cooperation and significant contribution to the development of Georgia’s infrastructure and noted the country was implementing important infrastructure projects to strengthen inter-regional and intra-regional connectivity, the Government Administration said.
Georgia can play an important role in improving regional connectivity and creating a desirable investment environment at the crossroads of Europe and Asia”, the Head of the Government emphasised.
Garibashvili briefed the Bank President about the progress achieved by the Georgian Government in economics and noted that “despite the challenges in the world”, the country achieved “historic” double-digit economic growth in the last two years, as a result of implementing the “right policy”.