21 January 2022,   11:31
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The more people wear facemasks, the more jobs will be maintained - the Prime Minister

Not only the creation of new jobs, but maintenance of current ones is the prime task of the Government. Such a statement made the Prime Minister of Georgia when delivering his speech at the official launch of the Georgian Textile in Rustavi.


According to the Head of the Government of Georgia, 4 000 residents of Rustavi will be working at the enterprise by the end of the next year.


“This enterprise was constructed during 4 months. When we visited the site in July, global pandemic was at its peak and we decided together with the investor, Ministry of Economy and Produce in Georgia to complete this project in exactly 4 months and first employees from Rustavi to get jobs here in 4 months, i.e. before the year would end, which we are witnessing today. First of all, I wish to congratulate those, who will be working here, investor and team of the Produce in Georgia for making this project happen in challenging times. We all need to understand it well that our current attitude to businesses and investors need to be absolutely new and different as each job is highly valued for the country nowadays. Not only the creation of new jobs, but maintenance of current ones is the prime task of the Government. Thus, I wish to thank the investor, team of the Produce in Georgia for making this project happen. Georgian Textile is a continuation of the large initiative, which is being carried out by investors of Adjara Textile in Georgia. It is already the fourth enterprise in the country and we should all understand it well that by the end of the next year it will employee 4 000 residents of Rustavi. Our task - shared by all of us - is to support such investors in creating such enterprises in every manner possible.


The pandemic, being a global challenge, and economic crisis will remain with us for quite some time.


We all need to acknowledge the achievements that we have achieved. For instance, in the last 2 weeks, basic precision-targeted restrictions led to the stability of community transfer rate and its further decline. I wish to thank every citizen of the country for this support, for proper understanding and compliance with COVD restrictions, as it has enabled us to have 1000-1500 cases a day, while having almost 5000 a month ago. Most important of all is that we should understand the direct linkage between the compliance with basic, simple rules and maintenance of jobs. The more people wear facemasks, the more jobs will be maintained. The more people adhere to basic rules of epidemiologists, the quicker will the economy of Georgia recover. This is our ultimate goal”, - said Giorgi Gakharia.

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