Romeo Mikautadze, Georgian First Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development and James Appathurai, NATO Deputy Assistant Secretary-General for Emerging Security Challenges, discussed ongoing reforms in the Georgian energy sector.
According to the Ministry of Economy, James Appathurai focused on the Black Sea submarine electricity cable project, which is strategic both for Georgia and the South Caucasus and aims to ensure the country’s energy security.
Romeo Mikautadze spoke about the reforms that boost the use of renewable energy sources and create opportunities for the attraction of more investments.
James Appathurai remarked that Georgia has vast energy potential. He expressed his support for the energy sector of Georgia and noted that he is ready to contribute to the development of this important direction within the scope of his resources and competence.