09 March 2021,   04:37
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Coordinated work is needed to make the country economically ready to apply for EU membership by 2024 - Giorgi Gakharia

According to the Prime Minsiter, one of the key directions of the Georgian Government’s action plan is the country’s economic empowerment and post-COVID economic recovery, along with continuous structural reforms in the country’s economy and macroeconomic stability as crucially important aspects of European integration.


“Today, we are forced to fight in different direction and on multiple fronts, notably the pandemic, global recession. The Georgian Government’s action plan "features clearly singled out priorities, such as the country’s further democratization, economic empowerment, de-occupation, and European integration. But our key goal in achieving European integration aims at continuous structural reforms in the country’s economy and macroeconomic stability as crucially important aspects, also all economic reforms and their effectiveness growing extremely important in the next few years. To overcome the global economic crisis, and to make sure that the country is economically ready to apply for full EU membership in 2024, it is necessary to ensure coordinated work in this direction, which is why present to you Maya Tskitishvili, Georgia’s First Vice Prime Minister in charge of economic affairs.


Besides, it is critically important for us to respond to occupation, to ensure the country’s further integration into international organizations, and-above all else-we must be ready in 2024 to apply for full EU membership; also, the country’s further NATO integration and, of course, response to occupation and regional developments”, - said Giorgi Gakharia.

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