Representatives of the Deepwater Port, Anaklia and Economic Zone project are holding meetings with representatives of ports, transportation sectors and various companies in Kazakhstan.
In the framework of the visit, Anaklia City has signed a memorandum of cooperation with the economic zone of Khorgos, which includes the world’s largest dry ports. The Khorgos Economic Zone is located on the border between China and Kazakhstan on several thousand hectares. It is considered as an important knot on the silk road and a strategic point to connect China and Europe markets.
The Anaklia project representatives visited the economic zone and the dry port terminal in Khorgos, got acquainted with the local experience, discussed the future cooperation and presented the projects of the deep-water port, Anaklia and special economic zone. The memorandum of mutual cooperation between the two economic zones includes issues such as promotion, projects support and implementation of joint projects.
Khorgos is already the second largest economic zone Anaklia City started cooperation with, after partnership with South Korea Incheon.
Visit of Anaklia Deepwater Port, city and economic zone in Kazakhstan will last until January 18.
Implementation of Anaklia Deepwater Port Project started in 2016, and I phase construction works started in December, 2017. The first deep water ports of Georgia will be built on the 340 hectare area near Anaklia. It is planned to build an Anaklia and special economic zone, which is being developed by Anaklia City.