Tbilisi, Georgia, Nov.4
By N.Kirtzkhalia - Trend: The president-elect of Georgia, Giorgi Margvelashvili met on Monday with the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Georgia, Elmukhamed Ertisbayev.
The sides discussed the bilateral economic and trade relations. Kazakh Ambassador said that Georgia is more and more coming closer to European standards.
"I congratulate the people of Georgia with the democratic presidential election. This is really an event to be congratulated. Our President Nursultan Nazarbayev was one of the first to congratulate Giorgi Margvelashvili on his victory in the election. Georgia is more and more coming closer to European standards, which is very significant," the ambassador said. "There is not any protest from the side of opposition. International organizations have recognized democratic election. Today, Giorgi Margvelashvili and I have discussed the economic, trade and cultural relations between Georgia and Kazakhstan, which bring together two peoples even more".
In turn, Giorgi Margvelashvili noted that now the country's quick development in the European family is the most important thing.
"During the meeting we talked about the greatest achievement - democratic election in accordance with European standards, we said that there was a consolidation of democracy in Georgia. We also talked about the prospects provided to the country by this new political reality, and that we will carry out European integration effectively and quickly after the Vilnius summit," Margvelashvili said.
Presidential election in Georgia was held on October 27. The candidate of the ruling Georgian Dream coalition, Giorgi Margvelashvili won the election with 62.11 per cent of the votes. The inauguration of the elected head of state will take place on November 17.