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Main areas of cooperation:

Relations between Georgia and the Republic of Bulgaria are traditionally friendly and partnership oriented. The political dialogue holds on a regular basis, both in bilateral and multilateral formats.

About 40 international agreements are signed between the two countries, regulating almost every sphere of cooperation.

Bulgaria strongly supports and actively advocates Georgia's European and Euro-Atlantic integration process. Georgia is a beneficiary country of Bulgaria’s Development Cooperation Program.

In 2017-2019 the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Georgia will assume the functions of NATO contact point Embassy.

Cooperation in the fields of economy, energy, transport, culture and education is actively deepening. Joint Intergovernmental Economic Commission between Georgia and Bulgaria is a successful mechanism for further enhancing economic cooperation, the last - 5th session was held on 3 February 2016 in Tbilisi.

Cooperation between the legislative bodies of the two countries is fruitfully developing. Parliamentary Friendship Groups are established in both Parliaments.

University of St. Sofia Kliment Ohridski and Tbilisi State University, also St. Andrew the First-Called Georgian University of the Patriarchate of Georgia and the Institute of Byzantine heritage studies of Bachkovo Monastery in Bulgaria successfully cooperate.

Bachkovo Monastery in Bulgaria represents a significant part of historic and cultural relations. Monastery was founded by Bakurianisdze brothers and the miraculous Georgian icon of Virgin Mary is placed there.

Economic Cooperation

Trade Turnover (thousand USD):

Year

Export

Import

2006

62,31

115,54

2007

59,36

184,05

2008

108,2

122,9

2009

82,3

152,8

2010

62,1

131,7

2011

93,7

255,6

2012

69,7

271,5

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Visa Information for Georgian Citizens

Embassy of Georgia to the Republic of Bulgaria
Embassy of Republic of Bulgaria to the Georgia
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Bulgaria
President of the Republic of Bulgaria
Parliament of the Republic of Bulgaria
Government of the Republic of Bulgaria