Georgia is capable of hosting 2030 Winter Olympics
Georgia is beginning to work on nominating its candidacy to host the winter Olympics tentatively in 2030, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said at a government meeting on Wednesday.
"We have recently discussed the prospects of holding the Winter Olympics in Georgia with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach in Lausanne, Switzerland. In that connection, the IOC president promised to send a delegation in March to study the situation and to draft a plan in cooperation with us, which we will consistently implement. I think we can implement this ambitious plan by 2030," Kvirikashvili said.
"I believe that hosting the Winter Olympics in Georgia is absolutely realistic and this event will have strategic significance on many tracks. It will be connected to the health of our future generation. It will be extremely important to 70% of our territories, which are mountainous. It will be important for the development of tourism, which is connected to the wellbeing of our families, the development of transport, agriculture, and communications," the prime minister said.