Georgian leaders send warm wishes to Estonia on Independence Day

The Act of Independence of Estonia was signed on February 24, 1989. Photo from Facebook, 24 Feb 2018 - 23:41, Tbilisi,Georgia

The iconic TV tower overlooking Georgia's capital Tbilisi has been illuminated in the colours of the Estonian flag tonight to mark the country’s 100th anniversary of Restoration of Independence.

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili sent warm wishes to Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and Estonian people on this special date.

President Margvelashvili said he believes "with our joint efforts, the historically friendly ties and close cooperation between Georgia and the Republic of Estonia will be further enhanced and deepened for the mutual benefit of our two nations".

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili also sent warm wishes to Estonia on its national day.

Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze congratulated Estonia on this special date in the Estonian language on Twitter.

Wishing the Estonian people peace and welfare, Minister Janelidze said he believes the strong friendship between Georgia and Estonia will further continue.

On February 24, the Republic of Estonia celebrates its 100th anniversary of independence with events marking the occasion to be held all over the country.