On April 8th members of the International Chamber of Commerce, Georgia, members of the diplomatic community and government representatives met at the Radisson Blu Hotel Tbilisi to hear the Governmentís and the Dhabi Groupís perspectives on key factors for successful investments in emerging markets. H.E. Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Minister of Economic Development and Mr. Irakli Kovzanadze, Chairman of the Partnership Fund of Georgia provided opening remarks on the investor-friendly climate in Georgia, followed by a presentation from the Ministry of Economy on target sectors for investment in the country, including real estate, hydropower, agriculture and tourism.
The International Chamber of Commerce, Georgia and Dhabi Group Georgia hold an Exclusive Roundtable with His Highness Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan
Friday, April 12
His Highness Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Dhabi Group and Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development and Chancellor of the Higher Colleges of Technology of the United Arab Emirates then addressed attendees. His Highness outlined the Dhabi Groupís strong commitment to strengthening bilateral trade and investment relations between Georgia and the United Arab Emirates. He further expressed his optimism about the Georgian economy and the countryís business-friendly environment, highlighting Georgiaís sophisticated workforce and strong economic infrastructure as key factors which will attract investment to the country.
The roundtable was preceded by a luncheon at Kopala Restaurant which was attended by His Highness and his delegation of prominent businessmen from the UAE, and Prime Minister Ivanishvili and government officials. The purpose of the Dhabi Groupís delegation to Georgia was to express its support for the Georgian government, the Georgian people and to discuss investment opportunities in the country.