Georgia’s PM Meets Businessmen, Promises ‘Interesting’ Offers

Georgia’s Prime Minister, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, today met with representatives of the Business Association. 

It was his first meeting with the Business Association members as Head of the Georgian Government.

Before the meeting, the President of Associations of Banks, Zurab Gvasalia, told reporters that intended to raise the issue of amendments to the law on police eviction at the meeting. “This a public problem,” he said, “As it concerns private property.” He added that the Estonian model of profit taxes would also be discussed at the meeting.

According to PM Kvirikashvili, the Government has very interesting offers for the business sector in Georgia. "Now we are going through a very interesting process,” he said.

“Every day we meet with our ministers. We review projects and prioritize portfolios in order to reveal the main priorities. We believe that the involvement of the Business Association in this process should be active. We have very interesting offers for businesses,” he said.

He went on to speak of his personal interest in the opinions of those present on the direction of the processes, emphasizing that ensuring proper communication with the business sector and engaging the business community in the decision-making process is his priority.

“The main aim of today’s meeting is communication with the business sector and the engagement of businessmen in the economic-profile decision-making process. I would like thank you for what you are doing for our country,” he said.

The PM also expressed his interest in learning of the strategy and long-term plans of the Business Association. “I want each of you to feel that you are important in the decision-making process,” Kvirikashvili added.

18 January 2016 14:46