The FINANCIAL -- The President of Georgia, H.E. Giorgi Margvelashvili has held a meeting with the Vice-President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Energy Union, Mr. Marosh Shevchovich, as a part of his working visit to Georgia.
At the bilateral meeting, also attended by the Head of the Administration of the President of Georgia, Mr. Giorgi Abashishvili, the Secretary of the National Security Council of Georgia, Mr. Davit Rakviashvili, the Advisor to the President of Georgia for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Tengiz Pkhaladze, the Political Secretary of the President of Georgia, Ms. Pikria Chikhradze and the Ambassador of Georgia to the European Union, Ms. Natalia Sabanadze, attention has been drawn to Georgia’s energy security and existing challenges in this direction.
As Mr. Abashishvili has pointed out, Georgia’s role in terms of energy security is important, not only for the country itself, but for the entire Europe, according to the Administration of the President of Georgia.
"The EU energy security is largely based on Georgia, namely on the current transit function of the country. Therefore, we have discussed all existing opportunities in the region, in order, on the one hand, Georgia and the region and on the other hand, the European Union to become more secure in terms of energy", - stated Mr. Abashishvili.
According to Mr. Abashishvili, the conversation has also touched upon those projects through which Georgia will strengthen the country’s energy system and those opportunities of developing Georgia's energy sector, which has opened up for the country after signing the Association Agreement.