Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, Levan Davitashvili met with the Speaker of the Hungarian National Assembly, Laszlo Kover, who was on an official visit to Georgia.
Priority areas of trade and economic cooperation between Georgia and Hungary were discussed during the meeting paying special attention to such important sectors as bilateral trade, transport and logistics, tourism, civil aviation, information technology, etc.
Vice-Prime Minister drew attention to the high level of fulfillment of the obligations undertaken by Georgia under the Association Agreement with the European Union and noted that our country is ready to continue the process of reconciliation with the European and Euro-Atlantic structures. Davitashvili also spoke about Georgia’s current economic trends, high economic growth in the region and other positive macroeconomic indicators.
Cooperation between the countries on such strategic infrastructural project as the Black Sea Submarine Power Cable, which will connect the energy systems of the South Caucasus and the European Union through Georgia, received a very positive evaluation. It was said that Georgia and Hungary, as countries participating in the project, will do everything to implement this strategic project in time.
At the meeting, the activity of the WizzAir in Georgia was positively evaluated. Attention was focused on adding a fourth aircraft base of the Hungarian airline at the Kutaisi airport. It was noted that since December 1, 2023, it is planned to start operating the airline’s fourth aircraft based in Kutaisi airport on 1 (one) new European destination - Copenhagen, as a result of which the total number of destinations operated by the airline from Kutaisi airport will reach 28, while the based aircrafts will provide flights to 20 destinations.
Hungarian delegation once again pointed out that Hungary is ready to share its experience with Georgia and support the country in its aspiration towards the European Union membership.
Genadi Arveladze, Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, as well as Georgian Ambassador to Hungary Tamar Liluashvili and Hungarian Ambassador to Georgia, Anna Mária Sikó, also attended the meeting.
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