Georgia, Tbilisi, Sept. 14 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has laid the foundation of the airport in Georgia's port city of Poti today.
"This is a very important project," he said today.
He stressed that water supply was improved. The infrastructure of business and trade development was created.
"The Poti port will serve all the Black Sea coast of Georgia, as well as the mountainous Svaneti," he said.
The airport will receive tourists from all over the world and distribute them among Anaklia, Zugdidi and Mestia.
He also instructed ministries of economy and infrastructure to develop a serious plan of developing Bakhmaro resort in Guria region, which was very popular in Soviet period.
"The Poti Airport will unite the entire region," he said. "This airport will work in any weather. This airport will bring us revenue and help solve the employment problem."
He thanked the Arab company "Rakia".
"We encourage other investors to actively invest in Georgia," the president said.