LRQA presentation on ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 in Georgia praised as ‘remarkable and useful’ by attendees

LRQA, the world’s leading provider of professional assurance services, recently held an event in Tbilisi Georgia. The objective of the event was to introduce LRQA to the Georgian market and to provide Georgian companies with an update on the significant changes of the recently revised ISO 9001:2015 (quality) and ISO 14001:2015 (environmental) international standards.

The event was kindly supported by the EU Georgia Business Council and Georgia Chamber of Commerce and attracted more than 100 attendees from a very wide range of public and private sector companies, representing all major market segments and key pillars of the Georgian economy, such as Food & Beverage, Transportation, Pharmaceuticals, Construction, Oil & Gas, Metal, Mining, Energy etc.

Commenting on the event, Mr Basem Obaid, LRQA Area Operations Manager of India, Middle East Africa and South East Europe (IMEASEE), the greater hub of which Georgia is part of, said: “At LRQA, we consider Georgia a significant market and would like to thank all event attendees for honouring us with their presence. We would at this point like to express our sincere gratitude to EU GEORGIA Business Council for their overwhelming support at the event. Our utmost appreciation also goes to Georgian Chamber of Commerce for their involvement and attendance.”

Mr Giorgi Kacharava, Project Director at EU-Georgia Business Council (EUGBC) said: “We are delighted to welcome LRQA to Georgia and we strongly appreciate the update provided from their end on such a hot topic as the recent revision of the most popular ISO standards. We truly support any initiative that further promotes the competitiveness of Georgian companies and possible synergies with EU association, and we believe that LRQA is one of the key partners for achieving this, thanks to its global reach and global recognition for impartiality and technical expertise.”

Ms Tamar Alkhazishvili, Head of Business Development and Quality Management Services at Aversi-Pharma Ltd and event attendee said: “Thank you for hosting us and for such remarkable and useful presentation on the significant changes of the recently revised ISO standards. Now, we possess the sizable information about the changes and this will facilitate for our company to work easier with the new ISO 9001:2015. We will be always glad to follow and attend your future events.”

Through our extensive range of training and assessment services, LRQA is helping organisations worldwide transition to the revised ISO standards.  For more information, please visit