The FINANCIAL — The Georgian Vice Premier, Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze held a meeting with the President of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus Demetris Syllouris.
Highlighting the centuries-long contacts between Georgia and Cyprus, Mikheil Janelidze described as historical the first visit of the President of the Cyprian Parliament to Georgia, according to MFA of Georgia.
The Georgian Foreign Minister thanked Demetris Syllouris for the decision of the government of Cyprus and Archbishop of the country Chrysostomos II to transfer to Georgia a plot of land to build a Georgian monastery there.
The President of the House of Representatives reaffirmed his government’s support for Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, as well as for its European integration path.
The sides reaffirmed their readiness to share practical experience between the parliaments of the two countries. According to Mikheil Janelidze and Demetris Syllouris, Georgia and Cyprus have a huge potential for developing economic relations. The launch of direct flights contributes to increasing the level of tourist flows. Discussions also focused on many spheres of common interest where co-operation and joint projects can be implemented.