Today is the 5th anniversary of the introduction of visa-free regime with the EU, the whole government, have worked very hard for this. Such a statement made today the Prime Minister of Georgia.
“I congratulate everyone on this important date. I would like to thank everyone who has contributed to achieving this result. I would like to remind the population that we started this process in 2013, when we were given the Visa-Free Action Plan.
The Government worked hard and we completed this process in December 2015. The EU considered our efforts satisfactory and the visa regime was lifted in about a year and our citizens now travel to European Union countries without a visa.
I would like to remind the citizens that more than half a million citizens of Georgia have made more than million and a half visits to EU countries during these 5 years. This is a tangible result that we have achieved after the signing of the Association Agreement with the European Union”, - said Irakli Garibashvili.