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News article15 November 2022Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations

Commissioner Várhelyi in Georgia to discuss EU support and priority reforms to advance on its EU path

Commissioner Várhelyi travels to Georgia

Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, Olivér Várhelyi is travelling to Tbilisi on 15 and 16 November. During his first official visit since Georgia was granted a European perspective, Commissioner Várhelyi will meet President Salomé Zourabichvili, Prime Minister Irakli Garibachvili, Speaker of the Parliament Shalva Papuashvili and members of the opposition in Parliament.

Discussions will focus on EU support and priority reforms identified in the Commission's Opinion on Georgia's membership application to the EU, as well as flagship projects under the Economic and Investment Plan. 

During his stay, the Commissioner will visit projects financed by the European Union. He will also co-chair the Meeting on the Economic and Investment Plan on 15 November with the Prime Minister, which will be attended by relevant government ministers and international financial institutions.

Pictures and videos of the mission will be available on EbS and the latest information on EU-Georgia relations can be found here.

(For more information: Ana Pisonero – Tel.: +32 2 295 43 20; Zoi Muletier – Tel.: +32 2 299 43 06)