Georgian capital hosts Silk Road Forum
BAKU, Azerbaijan, October 22
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Georgian capital Tbilisi is hosting Silk Road Forum on October 22-23 for the third time and welcomes 2,000 government and business sector representatives from around 60 countries to discuss opportunities of strengthening political, economic and cultural relations between Asia and Europe, Trend reports citing Georgian media outlets.
"The Silk Road Forum 2019 will discuss important issues in the areas of transport and transport corridors, communications, trade, energy and tourism”, said Deputy Economy Minister Genadi Arveladze at the opening of the Silk Road Forum headquarters at the Biltmore Hotel on October 11, 2019.
The forum is organized by the Government of Georgia.
The Silk Road Forum 2019 will be attended by local and foreign businessmen, representatives of international organizations and the diplomatic corps, as well as international experts and journalists.
The opening ceremony of the forum will be held at Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theater.
The development of the Silk Road initiative is one of the important priorities of the Georgian government, which makes significant investments in this sphere. In this regard, the main infrastructure, which is being built nationwide, is an integral part of the Silk Road, including the East-West highway, the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line and the port of Anaklia.
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