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Agreements were signed between Georgia and Poland in the Field of Transport

Monday, November 25
On November 12, Slawomir Nowak, Minister of Transport, Construction and Maritime Economy of Poland paid his official visit to Georgia. Within the framework of the visit the bilateral meetings were held with Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia.

After the meeting, the sides signed the “International Road Transport Agreement between the Government of Georgia and the Republic of Poland and Agreement on Maritime Transport between the Georgian Government and the Republic of Poland.

The Road Transport agreement implies the transit in both and third country directions on the bases of the permit, the amount of which will be identified annually by the sides. The agreement also implies the regulation of legislation between the parties regarding the transit service that will promote the transit between Georgia and Poland.

The Maritime Transport Agreement aims at promoting the development of maritime transport and removes any obstacles with joint efforts that will have negative effect in the field of maritime transport between Georgia and Poland.

“We had the honour to meet the Prime Minister of Georgia that is in charge of Economy and Transport issues. We have signed two important agreements that will make closer our countries in the field of road and maritime transport. We have also discussed Poland’s experience in the field of infrastructure. Georgia has a will to become the EU member and Poland supports Georgia regarding this issue. We hope that Georgia will sign the association agreement with the EU within a year” – Slawomir Nowak, Minister of Transport, Construction and Maritime Economy of Poland said.

Within the framework of the visit of Poland delegation, representatives from private sector of the country visited Georgia, In particular, the largest companies in the field infrastructure - TINES SA and PESA SA that held bilateral meetings with transport department of Georgia such as Georgian Railway, Marabda-Kartsakhi Ltd, the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure and Tbilisi Transport Company.

On November 13, the Polish Delegation visited Tetritskaro region and got familiar with the current construction works of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars project.
(Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development)