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Tbilisi Square opens in Vilnius tomorrow. Photo by myworld..unl.edu.
Georgia’s relations with it’s close ally Lithuania are stepping up to an even friendlier level, with a crowning moment taking place tomorrow in the centre of Lithuania’s capital city of Vilnius,, agenda.ge reported.
Vilnius will celebrate the opening of Tbilisi Square – an area named in honour of Georgia’s capital. The November 4 celebration coincided with a visit to Vilnius by Georgia’s Prime Minister and other dignitaries, Lithuanian news agency DELFI reported citing Georgia’s Ambassador to Lithuania.
Tomorrow’s ceremony marking the opening of Tbilisi Square will be attended by Lithuania’s Prime Minsiter Algirdas Butkevièius, Vilnius Mayor Remigijus Simasius, Georgia’s Foreign Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Georgia’s Ambassador to Lithuania Khatuna Salukvadze and other honourable guests.
Vilnius Square in Tbilisi. Photo by Panoramio.com.
It was understood Tbilisi City Municipality donated a set of decorations to be displayed at Tbilisi Square in Vilnius that symbolised Tbilisi.
A fragment of wall with Lithuanian details in Vilnius Square, Tbilisi. Photo by global.truelithuania.com.
Georgia has already marked its friendship with Lithuania by opening a park in honour of the country in 2009. In 2011 the Tbilisi Mayor’s Office renovated the wall at Vilnius Square, and as a symbol of the country’s friendship, displayed the work of Georgian and Lithuanian artists.
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