Katarina Mathernova, Deputy Director-General for Neighborhood and Enlargement Negotiations at the European Commission has met EU project beneficiaries in Kvareli, Telavi and Lagodekhi to highlight EU support for the territory
“The European Union has supported Kakheti for many years,” said Mathernova. “I met with people whose lives have improved thanks to the EU (…). Local initiatives supported by the EU have led to economic development, social benefits, and empowerment of citizens.”
EU assistance to Georgia amounts to over €100 million (GEL 270 million) per year. Sustainable, inclusive and smart growth of the Georgian economy is a priority for EU-Georgia cooperation.