"It will be an international project in which not only Georgia but also Azerbaijan and the Central Asian countries, will be involved. "The project is part of a political framework of rapprochement and "Georgia must seize every opportunity to get closer to Europe" noted Chumburidze.
The Georgian consulting engineering firm Gross Energy Group said that the technical-economic pre-study is completed and that the project document will be ready in six months.
"To meet the demand of the international market, Georgia needs to realise this alternative project, we believe it is the right time. The estimated cost of the project is $3 billion.