Meeting at the Embassy of Israel in Tbilisi
On the 28th of November, at the Embassy of Israel in Georgia was held the acknowledgement event dedicated to the Israel citizens, who were detected in emergency situation.
At the event the Ambassador of Israel in Georgia - Shabtai Tsur awarded the rescuers with honorary diplomas, who on the10th of October, at the time of Tusheti road accident made operational aid to the affected Greenfield family.
At the event the State Attorney – Governor of Kakheti Mr. Irakli Kadagishvili, Telavi Mayor Mr. Platon Kalmakhelidze, the staff members of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, the representatives of the Public Service Development Agency, Telavi and Tbilisi hospital doctors and other people involved in the rescue operation were awarded. The event was also attended by the first deputy State Attorney – Governor of Kakheti Mr. Irakli Shioshvili.
"Let me thank you for inviting me. I am honored to be here today to present my region – on behalf of the Administration of the State Attorney – Governor in the Kakheti Region. Deplorable fact happened on the Tusheti road. Four Israeli citizens were injured in the accident, two children died. It was a very hard period. We have done everything for helping them timely. However, it was impossible to rescue the two. I am sorry and I sincerely commiserate each of you.
Georgian and Jewish people have established close historical links, for our region– Kakheti it has the particular importance to develop a partnership with the state of Israel, especially in the fields of trade-economic, culture, education, tourism and investment. We aspire to strengthen friendly relations between our countries. Thank you for the warm reception and we are ready to host you in Kakheti, "said Mr. Irakli Shioshvili.