Georgian PM meets with Uzbek and Moldovian leaders in UN

  • Georgian Prime Minister and Uzbek President meet at the 72nd session of UNGA. Photo by PM's press office, 20 Sep 2017 - 23:19, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has met the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev within the framework of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York, United States (US).

Cooperation in transport, trade-economic and humanitarian-cultural were the issues discussed today. The parties also discussed the future prospective of launching direct flights between the two counties.

Georgian and Uzbek state delegations meet in US. Photo by PM's press office

Georgia’s transit potential and, in particular, importance of its Anaklia Deep Sea Port, Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway and East-West highway projects have also been praised.

The state delegation of Uzbekistan plans to visit Georgian capital of Tbilisi for the Silk Road Forum scheduled this November.

Meeting with the Prime Minister of Moldova Pavel Filip, the Georgian PM discussed political and economic cooperation between the two countries and ways for deepening ties in trade, economic and tourism.

Prime Minister of Moldova Pavel Filip and Georgia's Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili. Photo by the PM's press office. 

Kvirikashvili and Filip spoke about the upcoming Eastern Partnership Summit and the benefits of visa liberalisation for both countries.

The two ministers also discussed problems concerning the territorial integrity of Georgia and Moldova and the situation the people living in conflict zones are facing nowadays.

The Moldovian Prime Minister invited his Georgian colleague for an official visit to the Republic of Moldova.