The cooperative agreement has been signed at the official event on Wednesday, August 14 between the Mountain Resorts Development Company of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia and the Austrian-Swiss Company Doppelmayr/Garaventa Group, which will carry out the construction work.
Mamuka Bakhtadze, Prime Minister of Georgia, along with Natia Turnava, Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, and other government officials spoke to the audience about the importance of hosting the FIS World Ski Championships as well as other big sporting events.
“As an ordinary Georgian, I am very proud that Georgia will host the 2023 FIS Freestyle, Freeski and Snowboard World Championship,” said Bakhtadze, also pointing out that this is a huge victory and responsibility for Georgia.
Bakhtadze then talked about the significance of the project for development of Georgia’s mountain regions. He also expressed his gratitude towards the International Ski Federation and other international partners to put trust in Georgia and to recognise its strategies of winter resort development.