Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili held an introductory meeting with Meline Arakelian, the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Georgia.
According to the government’s press office, the key directions of cooperation between Georgia and the Kingdom of the Netherlands were discussed.
The discussed topics included the relations between Georgia and the Netherlands which are characterized by a growing dynamic both on the bilateral level and within the frameworks of international organizations.
Attention at the meeting was paid to the process of Georgia’s European integration. The Head of Government briefed the Ambassador on Georgia’s progress and the state of affairs in the implementation of the 12 recommendations. He also pointed out that Georgia is expecting the candidate status by the end of this year.
The Prime Minister emphasized the importance of granting the candidate status to Georgia and the significance of support from the Kingdom of the Netherlands in this process.
Irakli Garibashvili congratulated Meline Arakelian on the commencement of her diplomatic mission in Georgia and wished her success in her future endeavors.