The FINANCIAL — Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende, during a meeting with Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze, underlined that Norway is considering an issue of appointing a diplomatic representative to Georgia.
Talking points included the recent dynamics of political and economic co-operation between the two countries and readiness of the both countries to co-operate in the spheres of business and investment growing. The Norwegian investment to Georgia’s energy sector was particularly emphasised. Discussions also focused on the opportunities in tourism and transport spheres, according to MFA of Georgia.
Børge Brende underlined the work Georgia has done in the process of visa liberalization process, focusing on the achievement of Agreement between the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament on the visa suspension mechanism and expressed the hope that procedures necessary for granting Georgia visa free travel will be completed in due time.
Mikheil Janelidze thanked his Norwegian colleague for support of Georgia’s Euro-Atlamtic integration, underlined Norway’s practical assistance in the process of implementation of the Substantial Package and thanked the Norwegian side for the financial assistance provided to Georgia for the implementation of the Council of Europe Action Plan.