Georgia, Tbilisi, Nov.15 / N. Kirtskhalia /
Georgian Prime Minister Nika Gilauri and German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Dirk Niebel discussed deepening of the Georgian-German economic relations in Berlin, the Georgian government told Trend on Tuesday.
"Germany is one of the most significant political and economic partners of Georgia.
Germany plays a significant role in the EU and NATO, so establishing closer contacts with Berlin is vital task of Georgia," Gilauri said in an interview with the Georgian journalists after the meeting.
Gilauri stressed that the goal of his current visit to Germany is to familiarize the local political establishment and political elite with the situation in Georgia. "We briefed the German Minister with the reforms that strengthen democracy in Georgia," he underlined.
During the visit Gilauri visited Georgian wine sampling event in Berlin, during which he met with German businessmen. Gilauri also delivered a report at the Körber Foundation, where he focused on reforms carried out in Georgia, the region's security and business environment.
During the visit he is also scheduled to meet with the adviser to the Federal Chancellor on Security and Foreign Policy Kristof Hoisgen, CEO of Commerce and Industry Chamber of Representatives Martin Wansleben, the Vice-Chancellor of Germany Philip Rosler and the German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich.
Mr Gilauri will deliver a speech at the German Council on foreign relations.