Tbilisi hosts one of the largest events Belt & Road Forum, gathering more than 2000 participants on November 28.
Day 1 will provide opportunities to discuss a full spectrum of issues related to trade in five panel discussions, while Day 2 will focus on private sector dialogue and investment opportunities of Georgia.
The highest officials from 34 countries will participate in the forum, including, Kazakhstan Vice-Premier Yerbolat Dossayev, Ramin Namiq oglu Guluzade the Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Andrzej Adamczyk, Minister of Infrastructure and Construction of the Republic of Poland, François Davenne Secretary General, OTIF, H.E. Volodymyr Groysman Prime Minister of Ukraine, Qian Keming Deputy Minister of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, Henrik Hololei Director-General for Transport and Mobility, European Commission, Pavel Filip Prime Minister of Moldova, Karl Erjavec Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Slovenia, Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan Cabinet Member and Minister of Tolerance, United Arab Emirates, Wencai Zhang Vice-President of the Asian Development Bank, Alain Pilloux EBRD Vice President, Banking, Anil Kumar Gupta Michael Dingman Chair & Professor, The University of Maryland at College Park, Vazil Hudák Vice-President, European Investment Bank, Valery Vavilov Founder and CEO, Director of the Board, The Bitfury Group.
Tbilisi Belt and Road Forum of 2017 aims to serve as a biennial platform for high-level government and private sector dialogues. In this respect, establishing a platform for comprehensive dialogue is vitally important.
This year, the Forum expects to host over 1000 political leaders, diplomats, experts, representatives of international organizations and businesses to discuss factors which define the regional and global trade, including trade facilitation, opportunities of e-commerce and digital connectivity, transport infrastructure and energy sector. In addition to discussions on wide array of issues during November 28-29, the Forum also offers companies opportunities to participate in business-to-business meetings on 29th of November to network, share experiences and knowledge.