Head of the General Directorate for Transport and Mobility
of European Commission Henrik Holoei is on official visit to Georgia to
develop and deepen cooperation between the EU and Georgia.
Within the scope of the visit, Henrik Hololei and David
Peradze CEO of the JSC "Georgian Railway" met today.
At the meeting, the parties discussed paramount issues
concerning JSC "Georgian Railway" and the country's economy development,
including the Europe-Asia transport corridor development and related
achievements and challenges.
"It is an important meeting, as it aims to develop
cooperation between the EU and Georgia. We discussed transport corridor development possibilities
and the ongoing projects currently being
implemented by the Georgian Railways. We also talked about the Implementation status
of the of obligations in the railway sector within the framework of the
Association Agreement between the EU and Georgia, " - declared David Peradze,
CEO of JSC “Georgian Railway”.
In the frames of the meeting, the parties also discussed the
current important projects in JSC ”Georgian Railway”:
Modernization of Tbilisi-Makhinjauri main line and within it
construction works provided for the Moliti-Kharagauli
Provision of container transportation;
State regulation of passenger rail transport;
Introduction of new signalling-centralization-blocking
Tomorrow, the first meeting of the EU-Georgia High Level
Dialogue on Transport is planned. The visit of the Head of the General Directorate for Transport and Mobility of
European Commission to Georgia will end on January 30.