Georgia’s President meets German Chancellor this week

Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili will be in Berlin on June 29 and 30. Photo by the President’s press office, 28 Jun 2016 - 16:01, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili is set to pay an official visit to Germany on June 29 and 30.

While abroad Margvelashvili will meet German top officials including Chancellor Angela Merkel.

The Georgian President will be accompanied by his wife Maka Chichua.

The couple will land in Berlin tomorrow and attend an official welcoming ceremony hosted by Germany's President Joachim Gauck at Bellevue Palace.

Later tomorrow the two presidents will hold a face-to-face meeting before speaking to media at a joint press conference.

Meanwhile the First Ladies, Chichua and Daniela Schadt, will hold a separate meeting.

Over the two days Margvelashvili will attend several other meeting in Berlin including with Merkel, President of the Bundestag Norbert Lammert and President of the Bundesrat Stanislaw Tillich.

At the end of his Germany visit, President Margvelashvili will deliver a speech at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.