President Giorgi Margvelashvili has appointed Georgia’s new ambassadors to Cuba, Mexico and Portugal.
Giorgi Nikolaishvili, who served as head of the political department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), will become Georgia’s first ambassador in Cuba. Previously Georgian embassy in Washington and then embassy in Mexico were covering Cuba. Nikolaishvili will take the office from mid-September.
Former Abassador to Jordan Zurab Eristavi will take the ambassadorial post to Mexico starting next month. Former Ambassador to Japan Revaz Beshidze, who most recently served as the head of the international organizations department at MFA, will take the ambassadorial post to Portugal starting in January, 2016.