Italian President Sergio Mattarella arrived in Georgia today on his first official visit to the country.
The arrival will give a new impulse to Georgian-Italian relations. It is a very important visit. Italy is Georgia’s strong supporter on its way to the EU and NATO. We have very good dynamics in bilateral relations,” the Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani stated.
Honored to welcome President Sergio Mattarella #Italy in #Georgia - yet another demonstration of our friendly relations and Italy's steadfast support. Looking forward to discuss perspectives of further deepening our excellent relations pic.twitter.com/KSXLogBM3F— David Zalkaliani (@DZalkaliani) July 16, 2018
Zalkaliani said that economic and political issues will be discussed during the visit, an economic forum will be held and several bilateral agreements will be signed.
The Georgian Foreign Ministry reported that Mattarella will meet the Georgian president, prime minister, parliament speaker and patriarch and will also visit Tbilisi State University with Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze.