Georgia moves to second phase of visa liberalization process

September 06, 2014

Georgia to chip on second phase of visa liberalization process

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Beruchashvili, announced that the country will make a move to the second phase of action plan on visa liberalization given the satisfying obligations under the first phase of action plan on the liberalization of visa regime.

In a meet with the working group with regards to the liberalization of the visa policy between Georgia and the European Union (EU), Beruchashvili stated that Georgia has made impressive and significant results. She articulated that the country will accomplish the tasks of the second phase of visa liberalization process.  

Beruchashvili said that as new calendar will be scheduled and all the functionalities will be distributed to the concerned departments.    

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, playing role as a coordinating agency, is dynamically coordinating with the pertinent structures of the European Commission with regards to the executing of the action plan of visa liberalization.  It has to be mentioned here that all the obligations of the first phase have been successfully fulfilled. Notably, 45 legislative reforms and 30 rules along with eight strategies have been implemented. Meanwhile, seven international conventions have been approved.

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