Armenia and Georgia hold high level talks on economic issues
28 June 2019

The 10th session of the inter-governmental commission on trade and economic cooperation between Armenia and Georgia was held on Thursday (27 June) in the Armenian capital Yerevan.

Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia, Tigran Avinyan and Georgian Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Maya Tskitishvili headed the delegations of their respective countries at the meeting.

The last session of the intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation between Armenia and Georgia took place in 2011.

"Today we opened a new page for Armenian-Georgian intergovernmental cooperation, and gave new impetus to our bilateral relations", Avinyan said, adding that a broad scope of issues was discussed during the session, including energy, transport, agriculture, tourism and other spheres. Avinyan noted that the discussions showed that there is a great potential in all the spheres for deepening bilateral cooperation. "Our future activities will be aimed at discovering that potential and realizing it fully', the Armenian Deputy Prime Minister said.

Maya Tskitishvili said she did not doubt even for a minute about the importance of the commission. "I have to note that today's session once again proved that the two friendly, neighboring and partner countries have a mutual understanding in all issues", she said, adding that the document signed based on the results of the session is a practical document and contains concrete agreements with concrete deadlines. The Georgian Vice Premier hoped that next year her country will host the Armenian delegation.

source: with agencies

photo: The 10th Session of the Intergovernmental commission between Armenia and Georgia was held on 27 June 2019 in Yerevan (pictrure courtesy of Armenpress news agency, Yerevan)