A grant agreement has been signed between Georgia and the United States, based on which the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will provide Georgia with a grant of up to $67 million, with the possibility of increasing it to $330 million.
The signing ceremony of the grant agreement ‘For the Promotion of Sustainable Development of Georgia’ was held at the Administration of the Government of Georgia.
The agreement was signed by the Minister of Finance of Georgia, Lasha Khutsishvili, and the Director of the USAID Mission, Peter Wiebler.
The ceremony was opened by the Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Garibashvili and the US Ambassador to Georgia, Kelly Degnan.
The government administration reports that within the framework of the grant agreement, projects are planned to be implemented in the following areas: conflict resolution and stabilization, human rights, agriculture, private sector productivity, rule of law, democratic governance, civil society, basic education, social services, environment.
By Ana Dumbadze