Parliament Chairman Irakli Kobakhidze, who visited Poland on February 27-28, opened on Wednesday the inaugural plenary session of the Polish-Georgian Parliamentary Assembly together with heads of the upper and lower branches of the Polish Parliament – the Senate and the Sejm, Stanisław Karczewski, and Marek Kuchciński, respectively.
In his remarks, Kobakhidze spoke on the centennial ties between the two countries, and hailed friendly relations between Georgians and Poles. “Freedom and democracy are the basis of our history and present, [and] the future of Georgian and Polish peoples,” Kobakhidze stated.
He then noted that the Government of Georgia perceives the assembly as “yet another bridge towards the west” for Georgia.
According to the Parliament of Georgia, the assembly aims to “deepen relations” between the two friendly states, as well as to coordinate activities on the international level.
In his remarks following the meeting, Minister Czaputowicz noted that the Embassy of Poland in Tbilisi serves as the Embassy-Contact Point of NATO, and that his country stands ready to support Georgia’s EU and NATO aspirations.