The Ambassador of Georgia to Kuwait H.E. Roland Beridze held a reception on 21 September at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of his country’s Independence Day. Assistant Foreign Minister for Consular Affairs Ambassador Sami Abdul Aziz Al-Hamad was the Chief Guest at the reception, amidst a gathering of Kuwaiti officials, members of the diplomatic corps, members of the Georgian community and media.
The Georgian Ambassador delivered a speech on the occasion that underscored the good, stable and friendly relations fostered between Kuwait and Georgia. He elaborated, “Today, we have a mutual understanding about the benefit and necessity to foster the relations to new heights. Such a position was highlighted during the last round of political consultations between our Foreign Ministries as well as during the official visit to Kuwait of the Chairman of the Georgian Parliament.”
“We are keen on developing our cultural relations and this year in cooperation with the National Library of Kuwait, we held a very successful exhibition of Georgian and Arabic Manuscripts, which are in the collection of the Georgian Center of Manuscripts,” he added.
He discussed various facets of Georgia’s growth and development, elucidating, “Georgia has made significant progress in the nation building process on its way to establishment and strengthening of democratic institutions, the rule of law, political and economic stability. Today, thanks to efforts of our people and an overwhelming support from the international community, Georgia is a modern and a dynamic state. Georgia is on the 66th place in Global Competitiveness Report and 5th place out 159 by the Fraser's Institute Index of Economic Freedom 2016.”