18 September 2021,   11:59
The Foreign Minister of Georgia discussed safe tourism possibilities with his Czech counterpart

The Foreign Minister of Georgia Davit Zalkaliani held a phone conversation with Czech colleague, Tomáš Petříček. They talked about the issues related to the COVID-19 as well as bilateral and multilateral cooperation topics.

Zalkaliani thanked Petříček for the solidarity shown and the humanitarian aid provided by the Czech side. An emphasis was put on the possibilities of gradually reopening tourism cooperation in accordance with the healthcare recommendations.

Georgian Minister noted that starting from 1 July Georgia is planning to host foreign tourists, in accordance with the international recommendations and also through the so-called secure corridors, which will let the tourists to safely travel around Georgia.

The Czech Minister highly praised the Georgian Government’s efforts against COVID-19. He also noted that he supports the concept of safe tourism and showed a willingness to restore cooperation with Georgia in the tourism sector in the nearest future. Petříček once again confirmed that the Czech Republic is a firm supporter of Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic integration and of its integrity in its internationally recognized borders.