Jahangiri congratulates Georgia on Independence Day

May 26, 2020 - 16:31

TEHRAN — Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has felicitated Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia on the country’s Independence Day.

In a Tuesday message, Jahangiri praised the political will of high-ranking officials of the two countries and the historical background of cooperation between the two sides, Mehr reported.

He expressed the hope that relying on mutual capacities, Iran and Georgia would have the chance to expand bilateral economic and political cooperation.

Independence Day is an annual public holiday in Georgia observed on May 26. It commemorates the adoption of the Act of Independence, which established the Democratic Republic of Georgia in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution of 1917. It is the national day of Georgia.  

Iran and Georgia have conferred on improving customs cooperation under the coronavirus pandemic.

In a trilateral video call among Iran's Ambassador to Georgia Javad Ghavam Shahid, Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) Mehdi Mirashrafi and an official from Revenue Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia in mid-May, Mirashrafi referred to the importance of the two countries' position in the North-South Corridor and access to Europe as well as Georgia's role as Iran's gateway to Eurasia.

The Georgian side announced his country's full cooperation with Iran in this regard.


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