Azerbaijan, Baku /corr. Trend S.Ilhamgizi / Road-transport problems were resolved in Georgia's region of Kvemo-Kartly (Borchaly) densely populated by Azerbaijanis. The Governor of the Kvemo-Kartly region, Zurab Melikishvily, said on 21 June at a meeting with the Chairman of the State Committee for Work with Azerbaijanis Residing Abroad, Narim Ibrahimov, that there are plans to solve water supply problem next year.
The Governor said that there are a number of problems in the region and the Government of Georgia are trying to resolve them.
In turn, Ibrahimov said that the problems which exist in the Kvemo-Kartly region densely populated by Azerbaijanis are common problems of Georgia and Azerbaijan. The Chairman said that the Government of Azerbaijan intends to carry out joint projects with the Government of Georgia to assist in resolving several problems of Azerbaijanis residing in the region of Kvemo-Kartly.
"We have devised projects with regards to Azerbaijanis residing in Georgia. We want to realize these projects in cooperation with the Government of Georgia to raise the standard of living of the Georgian Azerbaijanis. Relations between Azerbaijan and Georgia have been dynamically developed over the recent years. The Government of Georgia and the Governor of the region of Kvemo-Kartly provide assistance to the Georgian Azerbaijanis," Ibrahimov said.
He added that there is a need to learn the Georgian language to gain a higher education, jobs in state bodies and for Georgian Azerbaijanis' to achieve integration into the society of the country.