January 17, 2018 in Astana, Kazakhstan, the representatives of the international seaports of Kazakhstan, the Georgian international seaport of Anaklia, the Dry port KTZE-Khorgos Gateway, "NC "KTZ" JSC and the multimodal operator "KTZ Express" JSC held a joint meeting at the headquarters of the International Association "Trans-Caspian International Transport Route". During negotiations possible future cooperation, exchange of the experience, and potential for use TITR (Middle Corridor) were discussed. Levan Akhvlediani, CEO of the Anaklia Development Consortium, presented the opportunities of the international seaport of Anaklia (Georgia).
After the B2B meetings, an Agreement on the joining of "Port Kuryk" LLP to the International Association "TITR" was signed. Earlier on November 15, 2017 in Baku (Azerbaijan) by the decision of the General Meeting of the Association "Port Kuryk" LLP was admitted to the Association as a new associate member.
Following the results of the meetings memorandums of understanding were signed between "Port Kuryk" LLP and Anaklia Development Consortium (Port of Anaklia), between "KTZE-Khorgos Gateway" LLP and Anaklia Development Consortium (Port of Anaklia), as well as the strategic cooperation agreement between "Port Kuryk" LLP and "KTZE-Khorgos Gateway" LLP. Zurab Abashidze, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to Kazakhstan attended the ceremony of signing the documents.
Press release of International Association "Trans-Caspian International Transport Route"