The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia reports that Ilia Darchishvili, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, and the Minister of Economy and Industry of the State of Israel, Nir Barkat, signed a joint declaration on completion of a technical and economic feasibility study for a free trade agreement between Georgia and the State of Israel.
Before the signing ceremony, the Minister held a meeting with the Minister of Economy and Industry of Israel, seeing the sides discuss current issues on the agenda of bilateral and multilateral cooperation and the great potential of cooperation in the economic area, including bilateral trade, investments and tourism.
Within the framework of the two-day visit, Darchiashvili will meet with his Israeli counterpart, Eli Cohen, and the President of the State of Israel, Isaac Herzog.
Meetings with the chairman of the Knesset, ministers of economy, tourism and internal affairs are also planned. The Minister of Foreign Affairs will lay a wreath at the Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Centre on behalf of the Georgian people.