Sufficient food supplies
and uninterrupted supply of the population is mandatory under any restrictions,
including quarantine, Georgia’s Minister of Agriculture Levan Davitashvili says.
According to the
Minister, the whole chain should be controlled by the state like in all
countries where a state of emergency is declared over coronavirus.
headquarters has been operating in Georgia from the first day of the state of
emergency, whose representatives are in constant contact with business,
including on issues such as food stock management, logistics, and
transportation, ” the Minister notes.
In the Minister’s words, when the country has quarantine, the work of
importers and distributors is significantly complicated.
that quarantine was introduced in a bid to maximally prevent the spread of infection. In this situation, the proper
functioning of the food supply chain, which consists not only of shops, but
also of many other elements, becomes especially urgent as we deal with the whole infrastructure which is
imperceptible from the side, ”the Minister explains.
Davitashvili says that in the closed region of Kvemo
Kartli, six special points have already been launched to provide the locals with everything
necessary as well as deliver the harvest of local farmers to the capital.