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First official visit to Principality of Liechtenstein

By Gvantsa Gabekhadze
Friday, June 24
Georgia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs made Georgia's first official visit to Liechtenstein since Georgia gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1992.

During the visit to the Principality of Liechtenstein on June 22, Mikehil Janelidze met the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Education and Culture of Liechtenstein, Aurelia Frick, and the Prince of Liechtenstein, Alois.

Both countries’ officials discussed bilateral relations and future prospects of cooperation.

They agreed that both countries had “huge potential for cooperation in the fields of economics, tourism, regional development and education.”

Frick stated that Liechtenstein could share its experience with Georgia in terms of education after Janelidze briefed the hosts about Georgian Government’s Four Point Reform Agenda, with one of the a major focuses being on education reform.

With regards to deepening economic ties, Janelidze said Georgia was ready to host a Liechtenstein business delegation in Georgia and also invited his counterpart to the country.

For their part, Liechtenstein officials showed interest in Georgia’s innovative electronic services.