Germany’s support for Georgia's European and Euro-Atlantic integration is of vital importance, and your official visit confirms that Germany considers Georgia as its reliable partner, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia said during a meeting with President of the Federal Republic of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
According to the Prime Minister's press office, the meeting emphasized the successful cooperation in various fields and the potential for further activation of economic ties. The President of Germany noted that Georgia is a leader in terms of economic reforms and the dynamics of partnership in this area is to be welcome.
The sides discussed the recent situation on Georgia’s occupied territories. The Prime Minister thanked Germany for its involvement in the EU monitoring mission.
Georgia's progress on the pass towards European and Euro-Atlantic integration was underlined during the conversation. The head of government particularly emphasized the role of German experts in the implementation of the NATO-Georgia essential package.
The cooperation in the field of culture and education was positively assessed at the meeting and a special emphasis was placed on the significant contribution of Germany in the development of vocational education in Georgia. PM Giorgi Gakharia said the Georgian government appreciates Germany's significant support for funding educational programs and is ready to further deepen the cooperation.