The FINANCIAL — On 8 February 2016, Georgian Deputy Foreign Minister Davit Jalagania received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Georgia Abas Talebi Far, according to MFA of Georgia.
The main aim of the meeting was to officially notify the Iranian side of the Georgian Government’s decision to renew the Agreement between the Government of Georgia and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Reciprocal Visa Waiver for Holders of Ordinary Passports. The application of the Agreement had been temporarily suspended by Georgia as of 1 July 2013.
Davit Jalagania submitted to the Iranian Ambassador the official note of the Foreign Ministry of Georgia. Based on the aforesaid decision of the Government of Georgia, citizens of the Islamic Republic of Iran can visit Georgia visa-free for up to forty-five (45) days from the date of their first entry to Georgia.
During the meeting, discussions also focused on the issues relating to bilateral relations including the further development of co-operation in the areas of tourism, economy, trade and transit.