CEO of DFC Discussed Strategic Partnership between Georgia and the United States
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili met with the CEO of the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Scott Nathan.
The meeting focused on the strategic partnership between Georgia and the United States of America. The parties discussed the ongoing cooperation between Georgia and the DFC, as well as prospects of future interaction, including toward scaling up economic cooperation and attracting investments. The meeting underlined the significant role of the DFC in empowering the country's financial sector.
Irakli Garibashvili reassured Scott Nathan of the Georgian Government's firm support for the plan to establish a DFC regional office.
The DFC, one of the key financial tools of the US Government, has been collaborating with Georgia since the 1990s, having invested 800 million USD in over 60 projects since 1993.
The meeting at the Government Administration was attended by US Deputy Chief of Mission Rian Harris, the DFC Delegation Member Naz El-Khatib, the US Embassy's Political Section Officer Aaron Rupert, USAID/Georgia Economic Growth Office Director Marika Olson, and from the Georgian side by Vice Prime Minister/Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Levan Davitashvili and Finance Minister Lasha Khutsishvili.