French-Georgian business council held in Paris

 The Deputy Minister of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia, Khatia Tsilosani participated in the 1st meeting of the historic French-Georgian Dimitri Amilakhvari dialogue in Paris, which was held under the MEDEF International French-Georgian business council meeting. The Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, Genadi Arveladze led meetings held within the Business Council.

Khatia Tsilosani stated, that deepening economic relations between France and Georgia is very important, as Georgian business can export its products and services and at the same time attract French investments in Georgia.

Khatia Tsilosani outlined the importance of the irrigation projects in Georgia and set focus on the potential for livestock development and export opportunities for special niche products such as citrus, tea, honey, hazelnut and berries.
At the high-level meeting of the historic French-Georgian Dimitri Amilakhvari dialogue, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of France, Jean-Yves Le Drian noted, that Georgian wine is a key product which strengthens business ties between the two countries.

The representatives of French companies expressed their interest in the fields of agriculture, pharmacy and tourism.
Georgian side provided French companies with the detailed information on the potential of the Tskaltubo resort area and planned infrastructure projects.