Natia Turnava Met with Ambassador of Poland to Georgia, Mariusz Maszkiewicz
Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Natia Turnava discussed with Polish Ambassador to Georgia, Mariusz Maszkiewicz, the possibility of direct flights and cooperation in the field of tourism within the framework of a safe corridor between the two countries. The Deputy Minister, Genadi Arveladze, and the Head of the National Tourism Administration, Mariam Kvrivishvili, also attended the meeting.
The Minister highlighted that Georgia, which is successfully coping with the challenges posed by the pandemic, is interested in launching of direct flights and cooperation in the field of tourism within the safe corridor with Poland. Turnava said that the increase in visitors from Poland in recent years was a double-digit one, which was preconditioned by the existence of direct flights to several Polish cities. Natia Turnava expressed hope that Poland will be among the countries from which Georgia will be able to receive travelers and offer them safe tourist services.
The Polish Ambassador also drew attention to the successful actions of the Georgian Government to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 and noted that all this underscores Georgia’s position as a safe haven.
The parties of the conversation confirmed their readiness to work on further expansion of the cooperation between Georgia and Poland, which will give countries the opportunity to restore safe bilateral tourism.