Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili’s state visit to the Republic of Turkey has started. As part of the visit, he is scheduled to meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of the Republic of Turkey, followed by joint statements for the press.
Before the talks with the Turkish President, Garibashvili visited the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and laid a wreath at his grave.
The Georgian PM made a note in the memorial book in the mausoleum.
“Mustafa Kemal Ataturk left an indelible mark not only in the history of Turkey, but also in the history of Mankind. His name as a progressive leader and the founder of the modern Turkish state is immortal and will never be forgotten,” the statement said.
The Georgian delegation consists of Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani, Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Natia Turnava, Minister of Environmental Protection and Agriculture Levan Davitashvili, Head of Adjara’s Government Tornike Rizhvadze, and Head of the Georgian Government’s Administration Ilia Darchiashvili.