Ivanishvili's plan to develop Tskaltubo presented in Georgia

Ivanishvili's plan to develop Tskaltubo presented in Georgia

Georgia's Ministry of Economy is planning to develop Tskaltubo, a Georgian balneological resort in west Georgia, in accordance with a 6-point plan, Economy Minister Natia Turnava said.

Turnava said that the state is responsible for implementing six key points:preparation of general plan for developing Tskaltubo resort, development of infrastructure at the resort, offering housing to IDPs living in the former sanatoriums or buildings in the Tskaltubo area, unified administration and management of the resort, preparation and implementation a long-run marketing plan, implementation and management of the model for water privatisation, Agenda.ge reported.

On October 29, Georgian Dream ruling party founder Bidzina Ivanishvili has announced his intention to completely restore one of Georgia’s most special balneological resorts - Tskaltubo, in western Georgia, saying that he will purchase all 22 hotels and nine thermal baths in the resort to give them new life. 

Ivanishvili said that during and after the renovation of Tskaltubo 15,000-20,000 locals will be employed which will play a role in maintaining people in the regions and for further, regional, economic development.