President Giorgi Margvelashvili hosted on December 3 president-elect Salome Zurabishvili at the Presidential Palace in Tbilisi.
According to Margvelashvili’s press office, the incumbent president congratulated Zurabishvili on her election victory, and wished her success “for the benefit of our country.”
Today, we set the precedent of the democratic transition of Presidential power in Georgia's history. I wish success to Georgia's first woman President-elect Salome Zourabichvili in her future endeavors for the prosperity of our country. ?? pic.twitter.com/nmFB7imHSr
— President Of Georgia (@MargvelashviliG) December 3, 2018
The President-elect, on her part, thanked Margvelashvili for “such a prompt meeting,” which, she said would contribute to ensuring “stable and democratic” transition of power.
The two Presidents also touched upon the country’s domestic and foreign policy. The talks were held behind closed doors.