Azerbaijani Ambassador to Georgia Namiq Aliyev visited the Garajalar village in the Telavi region together with embassy staff and media representatives May 25. The visit aimed to mark the ninety-second anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic.
Aliyev met with the population of the Garajalar, Uzun Tala, Genjheli and Gabal villages. At the meeting, the sides discussed road conditions, water and energy supplies at schools and other topics related to their standard of living. The villagers noted that today the government is paying more attention to developing villages in the region than ever before.
Representatives of the Azerbaijani community in the Kakheti region noted the importance of allocating funds to repair roads and supply villages with gas, the embassy reported.
Aliyev also addressed current Azerbaijani-Georgian relations and bilateral cooperation, as well as potential areas for further development. The importance of educational, infrastructural and other projects in fostering the integration of Azerbaijanis into Georgian society was noted.
The ambassador also spoke with the population about their participation the upcoming elections.
He also visited a village school, a mosque and a kindergarten.
Aliyev gave library books and magazines in Azerbaijani to a rural school.