Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, together with the members of the Government’s economic team and the President of the National Bank, met with the heads of the banks operating in Georgia, Presidents of the Business Association and Banking Association.
The head of the government heard an overview of the economic situation from the President of the National Bank, Koba Gvenetadze and the forecasts of the National Bank regarding the national currency’s exchange rate.
Irakli Garibashvili underlined the positive economic trends in the country and noted that 18% economic growth was recorded in January, which is an unprecedented figure in the region; At the same time, exports have increased significantly and there is a positive dynamics in the direction of tourism recovery. According to the Prime Minister, it is important that this pace does not slow down, it will increase even more, and business has a special role in this process.
On behalf of the government, the PM reaffirmed his full support for business and called on them to be actively involved in the implementation of state-announced projects and programs aimed at promoting economic growth and creating new jobs in the country.