Ambassador at the Commemoration Ceremony for the East-West Natural Gas Pipeline installation (March 5)


Ambassador Richard Norland joined Minister of Energy Kakha Kaladze to commemorate the completion of the $62 million Georgia East-West Gas Pipeline Expansion and Rehabilitation project at the Amaghleba Launcher-Receiver site 30 km southwest of Kutaisi. The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development, supported the rehabilitation and construction of 149 km of natural gas pipeline stretching from Gori to Poti, providing safe and reliable year-round natural gas to cities and villages from Gori to Poti.