Georgia and France

Zurabichvili congratulates Macron on election win

Zurabichvili congratulates Macron on election win

Georgian President Salome Zurabichvili congratulated the incumbent French President Emmanuel Macron on winning the presidential election runoff on Sunday. Zurabichvili tweeted her message and pointed out both Georgia and Ukraine needed …

Georgian and French Presidents meet in Paris

Georgian and French Presidents meet in Paris

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili who is on a working visit to France has met with her French counterpart Emmanuel Macron. At the Triumphal Arch the two presidents paid tribute to the memory of those who have died for …

France to offer €483 mln loan to Georgia in three years

France to offer €483 mln loan to Georgia in three years

The French Development Agency (AFD) is planning to lend about €483 million to Georgia through the new partnership agreement signed for 2021-2023 between Georgian Finance Minister Lasha Khutsishvili and AFT Regional Director for Eurasia …

Young Georgian pianists to perform in Paris on December 5

Young Georgian pianists to perform in Paris on December 5

Young piano talents from Georgia will be part of a Christmas gala concert in Paris on December 5 when the SOS Talents foundation brings together its laureates to a Champs-Élysées location. Supported by the …

Georgia appoints new ambassadors to France and Israel

Georgia appoints new ambassadors to France and Israel

Georgia will have new ambassadors to France and Israel, the Georgian Foreign Ministry announced on yesterday, Agenda.ge reports. Lasha Zhvania, who recently served as the head of President Salome Zurabishvili’s …

French Eiffage to build Anaklia port

French Eiffage to build Anaklia port

French construction company Eiffage will be the key contractor of the Anaklia Development Consortium to carry out the first phase of construction work of the Anaklia Deep Sea Port with Swiss ABB and Georgian CRP, the Anaklia Development …

Air France to launch Paris-Tbilisi flights

Air France to launch Paris-Tbilisi flights

The French flag carrier Air France will launch direct regular flights on the route Paris-Tbilisi from 31 March, the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency reported. The regular flights will be carried two times a week until 23 October. …

 Zurabishvili to meet with Macron and Merkel

Zurabishvili to meet with Macron and Merkel

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili will pay a working visit to France on February 17, and to Germany on February 20, the Georgian President's press secretary Khatia Moistsrapishvili said. In …

France to adopt law allowing Georgians to work legally

France to adopt law allowing Georgians to work legally

France is to adopt a law which will allow professional citizens of Georgia to work there legally, Georgia Today reported. The information was released by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia David Zalkaliani. …

Unique portrait of Tamar the Great returns to Georgia

Unique portrait of Tamar the Great returns to Georgia

The Tbilisi State Museum of Theater, Music, Cinema and Choreography (Palace of Art) received a unique gift - a portrait of Tamar the Great, written at the end of the 19th century. The gift was presented by Georgian emigrants Lia …

Air France to launch Tbilisi-Paris flights

Air France to launch Tbilisi-Paris flights

The French flag carrier Air France will launch direct regular flights on the route Tbilisi-Paris from April 2019, according to TAV Georgia, the sole operator of Tbilisi and Batumi International Airports. "Negotiations between Air …

Europe threatens Georgia to abolish visa-free travel

Europe threatens Georgia to abolish visa-free travel

French Ambassador to Georgia Pascal Meunier warned the citizens of the country about the possible suspension of the visa-free regime by the European Union if the number of asylum seekers increases, the Georgian media …

 French warship arrives in Batumi

French warship arrives in Batumi

A multi-mission frigate of the French Navy, Guepratte, made a stopover in the Black Sea coastal resort of Batumi in Georgia as part of the bilateral Georgian-French defence cooperation, the Georgian Interior Ministry said. A …

Georgian soldiers return from Central African Republic

Georgian soldiers return from Central African Republic

Georgian soldiers who defended international peace and security in the Central African Republic returned home to Georgia late last night. The soldiers of the 23rd Battalion of the II Infantry Brigade were welcomed by their family …