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Opening Of The First Honorary Consulate Of Georgia In New Zealand


On
14 July 2021 the Honorary Consulate of Georgia in New
Zealand was opened in the city of Auckland. The opening
ceremony was attended by the Members of the Parliament of
NZ, representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and
Trade of New Zealand, members of the Diplomatic Corps,
Executive and Board members of the Auckland city Council,
other officials, representatives of the local business and
sports and the Georgian compatriots. 

Ambassador
of Georgia, H.E. Mr. George Dolidze addressed the audience
and officially introduced the First Honorary Consul of
Georgia in New Zealand, Mr. Jagjit Singh. 

In his
address Ambassador broadly spoke about Georgia, friendly
relations between Georgia and New Zealand and the
perspectives of their further development. He emphasized
that the opening of the Honorary Consulate brings relations
between the two countries to a qualitatively new
level. 

The newly appointed Honorary Consul of
Georgia briefly outlined his future plans and expressed his
gratitude to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia and
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand for their
trust. 

Member of the New Zealand Parliament,
Chairwoman of the Foreign, Défense and Trade Committee of
the NZ Parliament, Hon. Jenny Salesa made her congratulatory
speech. Hon. Jenny Salesa pointed out that currently NZ is
exploring the opportunities to diversify its trade partners
and opening of the Honorary Consulate is a very good signal
for deepening economic relations between the two
countries.

Honorary Consul Jagjit Singh is a
successful New Zealand businessman who is a respected and
well-connected local figure. Opening of the Honorary
Consulate in New Zealand will significantly tighten
cultural, humanitarian, people-to–people, touristic and
business ties between Georgia and New
Zealand.

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