Tbilisi, Georgia, Jan.22
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
Prime minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili met with Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte at an economic forum in Davos, the press service of Georgian prime minister told Trend.
The sides discussed prospects for deepening bilateral relations and cooperation in such areas as defense, economy, culture and education. It was noted at the meeting that the Netherlands occupy the leading positions in terms of investment in Georgia.
In 2014, the bilateral trade increased by 21.5 percent and amounted to $158.11 million.
In April of 2014, Dutch trade mission will visit Georgia. The sides expressed hope that the visit of the trade mission will activate economic relations between the two countries.
Prime ministers of Georgia and the Netherlands also discussed the crisis in Ukraine. Irakli Garibashvili thanked his counterpart for support of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia, as well as participation of representatives of the Netherlands in the EU observer mission.
The meeting was also attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Tamar Beruchashvili.
Edited by CN