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Georgia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) reports that after the meeting of Georgian Ambassador Giorgi Janjgava with the representatives of Saudi Arabian Foreign Ministry, it was decided that the Embassy of Saudi Arabia will be opened in Tbilisi.
“Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs plans to open an Embassy in Tbilisi in May, 2018 in order to promote mutual relationship between the two countries,” an official note of the Saudi Arabian Foreign Ministry reads.
Georgian MFA reports that development of mutual ties with Saudi Arabia is very important for Georgia.
“For this purpose, in January 2015, the Embassy of Georgia opened its embassy in Riyadh, which greatly contributed to the development of bilateral and multilateral relations between the two countries in various spheres including political, military, trade-economic, investment and tourism spheres,” the statement of the Georgian MFA reads.
The ministry noted that the amount of direct savings investments from Saudi Arabia in Georgia exceeded $100 million, adding only in 2017 visited 60 thousand Saudi Arabian citizens visited Georgia.
The MFA says that entering of Saudi Arabia’s national airline Flynas on Georgian market will further increase number Saudi Arabian visitors to Georgia, adding the airlines will launch regular flights from June, 2018.