Georgia, Tbilisi, Aug. 30/Trend N.Kirtzkhalia /
Georgian Interior Minister Irakliy Garibashvili awarded medal "For special merits" of 1st degree to his Turkish counterpart Muammer Guler.
As the Georgian Interior Ministry reported on Friday, the awards ceremony was held in Ankara, where Garibashvili is on a visit.
According to the report, the awards ceremony was held after a personal meeting of ministers to discuss issues of deepening bilateral cooperation.
Following the meeting, the ministers of Georgia and Turkey reported that they agreed to expand cooperation in several areas.
Georgian Interior Minister also visited the Department of Internal Affairs of Turkey to combat drug trafficking and organized crime.
During the visit Garibashvili also visited the National Police Academy of Turkey, where he met with the head of the academy. At the meeting the sides discussed issues of cooperation between the Academy and the Georgian police school. Garibashvili was also present at the launch of a new training program.
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