Mar 02, 2006

Abkhazia: Norway Interested in Development Infrastructure

Norwegian delegation met with the legitimate government of Abkhazia in exile to discuss the development of infrastructure in the Smatske-Javakheti region and future plans of the Norwegian Foreign Minister to Georgia
The Kingdom of Norway is interested in development of infrastructure in Samtske-Javakheti region of Georgia.

The corresponding statement was made by Steiner Gill, Norwegian Ambassador to Azerbaijan and Hilde Svartdal Lunde, deputy head of the mutual relations and security department of the Ministry of Foreign Affaires of Norway during their meeting with Valeri Chechelashvili, Deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia in Tbilisi on Wednesday, Prime-News was told be the representatives of the Ministry.

The meeting was also dedicated to the issues on cooperation and future plans, in particular to export turnover and use of idle business capacity for its intensification.

The parties also discussed planned visit of the Norwegian Foreign Minister to Georgia in May 2006.

Within the frameworks of its visit to Georgia the Norwegian delegation met Irakli Alasania, head of the legitimate government of Abkhazia in exile, Irakli Chogovadze, Minister of Economic Development and Gia Kavtaradze, Justice Minister.

Source: Prime News Agency