Gilauri: Georgia's role as one of the main suppliers of energy resources is growing
Georgian Prime-Minister Nika Gilauri has told members of the government about Georgia's plan to become in the foreseeable future one of the major energy suppliers in Eastern Europe. According to the "Business-Georgia", he has told members of the government the results of his recent trip to Austria, where he had visited the World Economic Forum. Among the issues discussed at the forum there also was raised an issue on energy security and fighting corruption.
According to Gilauri, in connection with the recent disaster in Japan, the role of Georgia as one of the possible suppliers of water resources has recently increases.
"At this forum, Georgia actually appeared as a part of a formula of energy security of Europe. We have also discussed the issue of fighting corruption. In this respect, Georgia was recognized as a leader in Europe. Accordingly, leaders of different countries have expressed great interest in relations with Georgia. Representatives of the private sector, for example, such large company as Siemens, have inquired about the reforms we are carrying out" - told Gilauri. He added that many foreign businessmen have expressed interest in investing in Georgia.