ArmInfo. According to the press service of the Armenian Government The Prime Ministers of Armenia and Georgia discussed a wide range of issues of bilateral cooperation in trade, energy, transport, agriculture, tourism and culture. On February 23, the delegation of the Armenian government headed by Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan with a two-day official visit arrived to Georgia.
After the official welcoming ceremony, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Karen Karapetyan with his Georgian colleague Giorgi Kvirikashvili held talks. The meeting was held in the Georgian government administration.
The prime ministers of the two states discussed issues on bilateral agenda, as well as their development prospects. During the face-to-face meeting, an expanded format of meeting was followed with the participation of Georgian and Armenian members of the governments.
Prime Minister of Georgia, welcoming his Armenian colleagues, noted the registered positive dynamics in the Armenian-Georgian relations, adding that mutual meetings contribute to the development of relations in different directions. "We are ready to deepen regional cooperation, to strengthen trade and use of the existing potential for growth", he said.
In his turn Karen Karapetyan thanked for warm reception and said that the friendly relations of Armenia and Georgia have deep historical roots.
"Today we are moving to a new level of cooperation. Armenian-Georgian cooperation continues to develop in an atmosphere of mutual trust, which is the guarantor of the further development and strengthening of our relations. Our delegation is ready to discuss the bilateral agenda of relations in details, both in terms of bilateral and regional development. We try to find new avenues to strengthen our cooperation", said the prime minister.
Noting the existing today a high level of political dialogue between the two states, the Prime Ministers of the two states noted the untapped potential in the field of economic cooperation. The heads of governments discussed a wide range of issues of cooperation in trade, energy, transport, agriculture, tourism and culture. The sides expressed satisfaction with the current level of energy cooperation, noting the importance of development of relations in the sector of transport communications.
By the end of the meeting in the extended format, in the presence of the Prime Ministers of the two states, an agreement on cooperation in the fields of health, labor and social affairs, as well as a memorandum of understanding in the field of food safety was signed.