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Featured Photo: OPIC supported franchise helping to create hundreds of local jobs in Georgia

U.S. Ambassador to Georgia Richard Norland visits employees at the first Wendy's franchise grand opening in Tbilisi, GeorgiaU.S. Ambassador to Georgia Richard Norland visits employees at the first Wendy’s franchise grand opening in Tbilisi, Georgia on September 12. The franchise, one of 22 restaurants supported by a $18.9 million OPIC loan to JSC WenGeorgia – an OPIC client, is helping to create hundreds of local jobs throughout the country as well as providing essential workforce skills and advanced management training. The restaurants will be centered in major population centers, including Tbilisi, Gori, Kutaisi, Poti, and Batumi, as well as remote areas, such as in rest areas alongside the new East-West Highway traversing Georgia.


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