Georgian PM presents King of Jordan with Golden Fleece after handover of land plot for Georgian culture centre

The PM stressed the personal role of King Abdullah in the political decision-making process on Middle East issues and spoke about the importance of “restoring historical ties” with Arab countries. Photo: Government Administration, 29 May 2022 - 18:33, Tbilisi,Georgia

Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili on Sunday presented the Georgian state Order of the Golden Fleece to King Abdullah II of Jordan in a return gesture after the handover by Jordanian authorities of a plot of land near the Jordan River to Georgia for an opening of a Georgian culture centre.

The Government Administration said the PM had presented the monarch with the Order, expressing gratitude for the “very generous decision” on the transfer of the land plot, which he called “the great gift and joy” for Georgia.