Tbilisi, Georgia, Nov.19
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
Some 55 kilometers of roads have been built in Georgia over the past two years, while the previous government has built a total of 70 kilometers of roads for eight years, said Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili Nov.19 on the opening ceremony of commissioning of the 32-kilometer section of the bypass road in Kutaisi.
"This is a very important part of the road," said the prime minister. "The government of Japan supports the implementation of this project. I want to thank the Japanese partners, the ambassador of this country, as well as the ambassador of Italy, since an Italian company is involved the project. This is a joint project."
Bypass road in Kutaisi is a part of the East-West expressway and creates new opportunities for the transport corridor between Europe and Asia.
Road section with a length of 32 kilometers facilitates unloading of Kutaisi from the transit vehicles.
The project to build a bypass road in Kutaisi is implemented by the Department of Highways of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia with the financial support of the Japan International Cooperation Agency.