Georgia may Inaugurate Wine and Mineral Water Exports to Egypt

Georgia may inaugurate wine and mineral water exports to Egypt, Georgian Prime Minister Nikoloz Gilauri said following his meeting with Prime Minister of Egypt Ahmed Nazif.

“We have discussed very interesting projects. Georgia may inaugurate wine and mineral water exports to Egypt. We have also focused on power system issues. Egypt expressed interest in the construction of hydro power plants in Georgia. We also discussed the transit potential of Georgia, which will connect Egypt with Central Asia. Georgia considers the Egypt-Kazakhstan trade-economic relations of crucial importance, as the country is able to fulfill the transiting functions”, Gilauri said.

Gilauri left for Egypt on January 19. On January 20 the Georgian Prime Minister will meet with President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak.

Gilauri will also meet with the Minister of International Cooperation Fayza Aboul Naga and Foreign Minister of Egypt Ahmed Aboul Gheit. The Georgia-Egypt Business Forum will also open on January 20.

Georgian Economic Development Minister Zurab Pololikashvili and Energy Minister Aleksandre Khetaguri are also visiting Egypt.

The Georgian delegation will return to Georgia on January 21.