Under Construction

Bilateral Relations between Georgia and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Diplomatic relations between Georgia and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia were established on 27 May 1994.

Plenipotentiary and Extraordinary Ambassadors of Georgia to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • Ekaterine Meiering-Mikadze (17.04.2009 - 31.10.2012)
  • Gocha Japaridze (01.01. 2007-16.04.2009, resident in the State of Kuwait)

Ekaterine Meiering-Mikadze (06.09.2004-01.01.2007, resident in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan)

Fields of cooperation:

Political cooperation is being developed on a bilateral basis in addition to being promoted in the framework of International Organizations.

In the economic field, Georgia and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have been preparing favorable conditions for investment. This includes the strengthening of the legal basis, as well as the enhancing of commercial relations based on a free trade agreement.

Economic cooperation

Trade flow 2000-2008 (in 1000 USD) 

Year

Export

Import

2001

 

 

2002

21.5

1.9

2003

2.9

135.3

2004

4.6

175.4

2005

19.8

1,090.1

2006

6.8

19.7

2007

2.0

188.8

2008

6.0

54

2009

 

153.1

Investments from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Georgia

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2191

2213

44.3

41.0

72.3

149

-

-

150.2

263.8

-

-

Visits to Georgia:

- March 15-16, 2008 - Visit of the Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Alvalid Bin-Talal Bin-Abdulaziz to Georgia;