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The State Representative in Imereti met with the Ambassador of Hungary

25 June, 2020

State Representative in Imereti Zviad Shalamberidze held an introductory meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Hungary to Georgia Victoria Horvath. The meeting was attended by the First Deputy State Representative in Imereti Ioseb Khakhaleishvili and the Acting Mayor of Kutaisi Davit Eremeishvili. The sides discussed Georgian-Hungarian relations and joint projects implemented so far. The representative of the region informed the ambassador about the tourism potential of Imereti and expressed his desire to share the experience of Hungary in this direction. During the meeting, special attention was paid to the Hungarian airline "Wizz Air", which successfully operates at the Kutaisi International Airport. "The conversation focused on the current relations between the Imereti region and Hungary. Special attention was paid to the thermal cities. In this regard, Hungary has great potential and experience, the sharing of which will be useful for the further development of Tskaltubo as a thermal city. Also, emphasis was placed on the direction of the airline "Wizz Air". As you know, this is one of the largest Hungarian airlines operating at Kutaisi International Airport. We discussed with the ambassador what the prospects are for the Wizz Air to upgrade the lines that were completed before the pandemic. In the end, it was a fruitful meeting, which gives the prospect of even closer rapprochement between the Imereti region and the state of Hungary and the implementation of joint projects, ”said Zviad Shalamberidze, State Representative in Imereti. "Today we had the opportunity to talk to the State Representative in Imereti and the Vice-Mayor of Kutaisi about Georgian-Hungarian relations, which is quite productive and friendly. Hungary has special political, cultural as well as educational relations with Georgia. The Hungarian government awards 18 scholarships each year in Georgia, giving Georgian students the opportunity to study in Hungary for both undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs. In addition, we discussed economic relations and also reached an agreement that a memorial plaque for Hungarian soldiers will be placed in Kutaisi, "said Victoria Horvath, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Hungary to Georgia.



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