Tornike Rijvadze: Additional 6-month Grace Period to be given to Business in Ajara

Tornike Rijvadze, Chairman of the Government of Ajara, stressed the importance of promoting business in the conditions of the pandemic and noted that the Government of Ajara has made a decision aimed at alleviating the difficult period caused by the pandemic for business. As a result, business will be given a 6-month grace period to meet their obligations to the government.

‘Businesses and the private sector are facing an active challenge. We, both the government and the economic team, work on a daily basis to take into account the realities that will enable business to continue operating, retaining jobs and then creating’ – Tornike Rijvadze noted.

The Chairman of the Government of Ajara also spoke about the registration for entering the Republic of Turkey and noted that the process of registration and feedback to citizens is dynamic. More than 2316 people have already received a positive response to the border crossing permit in Turkey. More than 1333 citizens have already crossed the border in the direction of Turkey.

Tornike Rijvadze stressed the importance of free PCR testing on Batumi and Kobuleti boulevards at the government session and noted that this process is crucial for the safe management and prevention of the tourist season.