Farewell meetings of Ambassador Ivanova with the President and Prime Minister of Georgia13 July 2021 News
Farewell meetings with the President and Prime Minister of Georgia were held on the occasion of the forthcoming end of his term in Tbilisi by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Bulgaria to Georgia Desislava Ivanova.
During the talks with the President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili and the Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili, the bilateral relations were reviewed and their excellent character and satisfaction in recent years was noted with contentment. The President and the Prime Minister thanked Ambassador Ivanova for the excellent cooperation and her personal contribution to the development and deepening of bilateral relations.
The Bulgarian Ambassador reaffirmed our country's traditional support for Georgia's foreign policy priorities for EU and NATO membership and recalled the active public diplomacy developed by the embassy during its third term as the "NATO Contact Embassy" and the First Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU, as well as the support of Georgia in the course of the reforms provided through the Bulgarian official development assistance.
Another focus of the conversation was economic and cultural co-operation between the two countries. Special attention was paid to the topics of the Black Sea and connectivity.
The Bulgarian Ambassador presented the Georgian President and the Georgian Prime Minister with plaques with the Bulgarian alphabet, using the opportunity to emphasize our country's contribution to the world cultural heritage. From the Georgian side, Ambassador Ivanova received a copy of the book dear to every Georgian heart of the medieval Georgian classic Shota Rustaveli "The Knight in the Panther's Skin".