Tatia Khetaguri, head of the budget office of the parliament of Georgia and representatives of the budget office met with the representatives of budget office of the national assembly of the Republic of Korea.
Within the framework of the visit, the budget office of the Parliament of Georgia visited Kim Chun Schene, head of the budget office of the national assembly of the republic of Korea and representatives of the Budget analysis and economic analysis coordination departments. The meeting was attended by Vakhtang Chalapeikrishvili, head of macroeconomic analysis and tax policy department, Nestan Gaprindashvili and Natia Suarishvili, representatives of the cost estimates and legislative support unit. Discussions focused on the issues related to the activity of the parliamentary budgetary offices, including the practice of fiscal and macroeconomic policy analysis and budgetary impact assessment of legislative initiatives. Guests were interested in preparation of macroeconomic and fiscal forecasts with experience of the budget office of the parliament of Georgia. Meeting also focused on the mechanisms that will help both institutions in communication with internal and external stakeholders.
Tatia Khetaguri informs that the budget office of the national assembly of the Republic of Korea is considered as one of the successful institutions in the international fiscal institutions and parliamentary budgetary offices, which employs about 150 people. "Despite the difference between scales, we have a similar mandate. Sharing of experiences between institutions, especially with such an authoritative organization, is an important instrument for increasing efficiency. Taking into consideration this, we also talked about the deepening of cooperation in the future, including the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) parliamentary budget offices and independent fiscal institutions group"- said head of the parliamentary budget office of Georgia.