Georgian PM Irakli Gharibashvili (left) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (Photo published on Facebook.)

TBILISI, DFWatch–German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Georgia before spring 2015, by invitation of Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili.

The PM on Monday met Merkel in Berlin and invited her to Georgia. She accepted the invitation and expressed her desire to hold a Georgian-German economic forum soon, in order to deepen the economic cooperation between the two countries.

After the meeting, a Georgian official said Merkel had wanted to assist in Georgia’s economic development.

“On her initiative, a Georgia-German economic forum will be held in Georgia, chaired by the German economy minister,” said Nino Kobakhidze, deputy head of the government office.