Fields of Cooperation
Georgia and Romania are connected with traditionally friendly relations. Two countries cooperate in the fields of economy, energy, transport and culture. Georgia, along with Romania, is actively involved in the Azerbaijan-Georgia-Romania Interconnector Project AGRI that envisages transportation of liquid natural gas from Georgia to the Black Sea to Europe. Romania clearly supports Georgia's integration into European and Euro-Atlantic structures.
The special type of the relations is marked with the high and highest level of bilateral visits between the countries.
The 2005 year was marked by frequent visits of Romanian President Traian Basescu, who initially, visited Georgia in November and later, paid a working visit in December. Importance of President Basescu's visit in 2008 very enormous in order to express support for Georgia in the hardest period of time.
Bilateral political consultations are frequently carried out between the Foreign Ministries of Georgia and Romania.
The unifying symbol of Georgia and Romania is St. Anthim the Iberian. The Georgian clerk, ecclesiastical and political figure dedicated all his activities to the revival of Romanian culture. Likewise, contributing to the development of the literary language and publishing. The founding of the first printing house in Tbilisi in 1709, where the Gospel and the epic poem "The Knight in the Panther's Skin” were printed, is directly linked with his name. In Romania, there is a monastery of St. Anthim the Iberian where the anniversary of the Saint is celebrated on September 27 of each year.