Tornike Rijvadze: Unprecedented Project for Development of Rugby Infrastructure in Georgia starts from Adara

Government of Ajara and Georgian Rugby Union signed memorandum that envisages development of rugby infrastructure in Ajara. According to the new initiative of the Georgian Government, which supports Georgian rugby, construction of 6 stadiums will start in Ajara. Construction of 3 of them will start this year.

According to the Chairman of the Government of Ajara, Tornike Rijvadze, the unprecedented project for the development of rugby infrastructure in Georgia starts from Adjara. ‘This will not be the only project implemented here, in Kobuleti Municipality, but we are planning to start concsutrction of three new stadiums. In total, 6 news stadiums will be constructed. This plans will be resulted in success of our rugby players. We will be given opportunity to support the healthy lifestyle and, most importantly, to enable our rugby players to name their team, their municipality, their city, as well as our country, both inside and outside the country. It is especially important that the construction of sports infrastructure is carried out in almost all municipalities. This is a continuation of the very big work that Mr. Bidzina Ivanishvili started through ‘Cartu Foundation’. We are all trying to continue this very good work, to build new stadiums and to make rugby even more successful’ - Tornike Rijvadze said in his speech.

The Government of Ajara has supported the Prime Minister's initiative. At the first stage construction will start in the villages of Khutsubani and Chakvi in Kobuleti Municipality, as well as in the village of Furtio in Shuakhevi. It is worth mentioning the construction of a summer sports and recreation camp in the village of Furtio is in progress, Shuakhevi district, which will host children throughout the summer, from all over Georgia, as well as from different countries.

The Georgian government has given unprecedented support to Georgian rugby and announced the construction of 100 new sports fields at 45 different locations. The government of Ajara, which has been supporting local rugby clubs for years, has taken the first effective steps to implement the project.



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