Gakharia: Georgia - one of first countries which applauded Belt and Road initiative
Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia, who has opened the two-day Tbilisi Silk Road Forum in Tbilisi, said Georgia was one of the first countries which applauded the Chinese Belt and Road initiative to create new trade corridors between Europe and Asia and improve existing ones.
He recalled that historically Georgia has played an important role in the development of the Silk Road.
"In the modern world, when economic integration and globalization is in action, the development of trade and economic relations between countries is of top importance and we are proud to be the part of the Silk Road initiative which serves the goal of close economic, state-to-state cooperation," Agenda.ge cited Gakharia as saying.
This is the third Silk Road forum to be held in Tbilisi.