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Members of the European Business Association meet Carl Hartzell, Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia

29/11/2021 - 12:44
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On November 25, 2021, the members of the European Business Association (EBA) met with the Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia, Carl Hartzell to discuss important issues for business, including digitalisation, export under the DCFTA, development, public procurement and more.

The meeting was attended by the members of the European Business Association from different business sectors including: banking, insurance, finance, construction, agriculture and production. EBA is going to organise meetings between its members and extend the invitation to the EU Ambassador on a more regular basis to continue to exchange views on the DCFTA and other related business issues.

Carl Hartzell, EU Ambassador: I was pleased to receive an invitation from the European Business Association to kick off their new project - promoting European business and economic interests in Georgia. It provided the opportunity to speak openly with businesses operating in Georgia about their needs and challenges, EU activities in different fields, including developments on connectivity and the digital space, which will open doors to more markets. I look forward to continued cooperation and future engagement.”              
 

John Braeckeveldt, EBA: "Today, we had a very interesting meeting with members of the European Business Association, attended by EU Ambassador Carl Hartzell. During the meeting, we talked about existing challenges in the business sector. We discussed the programs strengthening business relations between the EU and Georgia, as well as the issues of deepening fair, open and long-term relations between consumers and the government. These meetings are a permanent part of the project aimed at strengthening European business in Georgia. "

The event was organized by the European Business Association within the framework of the project “Promoting European business and economic interests in Georgia” supported by the European Union.

 

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