Georgian emigrants accept the Prime Minister’s proposal and plan to invest in Georgia.
Many Georgian emigrants are interested in investing in Georgia. According to the President of the Diaspora Investment Support Association George Svanidze, the main interest is expressed in the agriculture and real estate sectors.
In the words of Svanidze, a great interest comes from the US and European countries, as well as Turkey and Russia. A simplification of the visa regime plays a very important role in this process, which will facilitate the entry of more tourists as well as the procedures for investments for investors.
Svanidze notes that the organization is working on more than 100 investment projects jointly with the Diaspora and Caucasus Issues Committee.
Gubaz Sanikidze , the Chairman of the Diaspora and Caucasus Issues Committee, confirms the political will of the ruling team to take all the necessary steps to ensure the attraction of investments and return the citizens who left the country.
Prime Minister of Georgia has initiated to impose financial benefits for representatives of Georgian Diaspora investing in Georgia. Prime Minister instructed the economic team to work on this issue in May of the current year.
In Garibashvili’s opinion, the Diaspora represents Georgia’s enormous potential.
As head of the government said, Georgians living abroad can contribute to in the country’s development by sharing their skills, experience in business or the public sector.
According to the Premier, the Diaspora should always feel the support of the state and the government is working in this direction.
“We have created a new strategy towards the Diaspora. For greater communication a global network of compatriots was started with the use of modern technologies which will allow to more efficiently collect accurate data about the Diaspora. We created online school within the network as well. Our compatriots will be able to learn the Georgian language and literature, history, geography, ethnography through online classes. Thus, we’ll made one more step to preserve the national self-consciousness and native language in the Georgian Diaspora , “- said the Prime Minister.
He says that the government continues to support diaspora organizations abroad, for this purpose GEL 400 000 were allocated from the reserve fund last year.