The FINANCIAL — On 11 February 2016, Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze visited e-Estonia Showroom as part of his official visit to the Republic of Estonia.
He held a meeting with Chairman of the supervisory board of Enterprise Estonia Hanno Tomberg. Discussions focused on Estonia’s achievements in the area of e-services and relations between the two countries. It was noted that several delegations have already visited Georgia to study the development of e-services on the spot, according to MFA of Georgia.
Hanno Tomberg highlighted Enterprise Estonia’s successful co-operation with the National Investment Agency of Georgia. He shared with the Minister Estonia’s experience of the development of e-services and spoke about the benefits, which e-services can bring to Estonian citizens, as well as to private companies, including simplicity of doing business, flexible tax payment mechanisms, system of e-signatures, etc.
Mikheil Janelidze underlined that Georgia is interested in the development of e-services and that certain steps have been already taken to facilitate public e-services and to make these services
accessible to the Georgian population. The Foreign Minister took special interest in exchanging experience on electronic voting system, electronic prescriptions and electronic health record system. The importance of exchanging students was also underlined, particularly, in the sphere of information technologies. Mikheil Janelidze underlined the increasing number of students wishing to receive education in Estonia.
At e-Estonia Showroom, the Foreign Minister together with the Georgian business delegation attended a presentation about the development of e-services.