Georgia completes work on gas supply in more villages of Imereti region
BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 1
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
The gas supply process to Georgian Shimshilakedi and Akhali Sviri villages of Imereti region has recently been completed, Trend reports via the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development.
Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Natia Turnava visited these villages, got acquainted with the work done and met with the villagers.
The event was attended by state representative of Imereti region Zviad Shalamberidze, head of Gas transmission company Mikhail Shalamberidze, deputy directors of SOCAR Georgia Gas Anton Samsonidze and Georgi Gagua.
"As part of a three-year large-scale government program for the supply of gas, up to 400 settlements in Georgia will be included in a single gas supply network, and another 100,000 households will receive gas," the minister said.
According to her, despite the coronavirus pandemic, work on the supply of gas, including in the Imereti region, has not been stopped.
"The process of gas supply continues in compliance with all the deadlines, as we promised to the population. The government team is doing everything possible to ensure that the natural gas tariff remains unchanged and stable," said Turnava.
Within the framework of the plan for 2019-2021, work was completed on the supply of gas to 26 villages in seven municipalities of the Imereti region: Bagdati, Kharagauli, Vani, Sachkhere, Tkibuli, Zestafoni and Terjola. Within the framework of the project, 374,408 meters of gas pipeline were built, and 4,819 consumers will be able to use natural gas.
Gas supply is currently underway in five villages in two municipalities (Chiatura and Vani), after which another 792 customers will be connected to the general natural gas network.
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