A group of senior Georgian lawmakers, led by parliament speaker, Davit Usupashvili, will be visiting Iran on January 24-27.
The delegation plans talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and parliament speaker Ali Larijani; meeting with former president of Iran Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
The delegation, led by Usupashvili, also includes MP Tedo Japaridze, chairman of the parliament’s committee for foreign relations; MP Gubaz Sanikidze, chairman of the committee for diaspora issues, and his deputy, MP Shalva Kiknavelidze, and MP Davit Bakradze, leader of the UNM parliamentary minority group.
“Issues of political, economic, trade and cultural relations as well as the aspects of parliamentary and governmental cooperation will be discussed,” Georgian Parliamentâ€™s press office said.
A delegation of Iranian lawmakers, led by chairman of Iran-Georgia parliamentary friendship group Moayyed Hosseini Sadr, visited Georgia in late October, 2014. Georgian MPs Tedo Japaridze and Gubaz Sanikidze traveled to Tehran in September, 2014 for talks with their Iranian counterparts.