Extraordinary IGC Meeting, Tbilisi, 2001

The President of Georgia Eduard Shevardnadze opened the Extraordinary Meeting of the IGC TRACECA on12th of December 2001 in Tbilisi. In the opening session the President of Georgia has pointed out the fundamental importance of the TRACECA Corridor for the European, Caucasian and Central Asian Countries.

Under the chairmanship of Mr. Merab Adeishvili, the Minister of Transport and Communications of Georgia, the IGC has adopted the final resolution of the WG of National Secretaries. This final resolution includes the subject of special conditions for the transportation of humanitarian goods and reconstruction materials to Afghanistan, the action plan which identifies the priorities of projects to solve the major transport and transit problems for the years 2002 and 2003 and the principle design of a new TRACECA Map.

The postponed Second Annual meeting of the IGC will be held in spring 2002 in Tashkent.