Azerbaijan, Georgia to discuss problems of socio-economic development in border regions

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Tbilisi, Georgia, Dec.19
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:

The advantages and opportunities of territorial cooperation between Azerbaijan and Georgia will be the main topic of a regional conference to be held on Dec.19 in the Georgian region of Kakheti.

The conference will be held under the title 'The way to strengthening Eastern Partnership territorial cooperation: Azerbaijan-Georgia territorial cooperation programme'.

Within the EaPTC, the EU contributes to strengthening border relations and contacts between regional and local authorities, communities and civilian organisations to find joint solutions to common socio-economic problems of regional development.

The general problems of economic and social development of border regions of the two countries will be the subject of comprehensive discussion, according to a message from the EaPTC Support Programme which is the organiser of the meeting.

The meeting will offer a platform to local authorities and civilian organisations for an open discussion on the priorities of territorial cooperation and features of regional development in order to find joint solutions to the topical problems of border regions, according to the organisers.

Representatives of the ministries and agencies of Azerbaijan and Georgia, regional and local authorities of border regions, civilian organisations and European experts will participate at the conference.

Translated by L.Z.

Edited by S.M.

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