Chronology of Diplomatic Relations
Diplomatic relations between Georgia and the Republic of Albania were established on 8 July 1993. Georgia diplomatically covers the Republic of Albania since 1October 2006, through the Embassy of Georgia to the Republic of Turkey.
Georgian Ambassadors to Albania (with residence in Ankara):
Irakli Koplatadze (10.06.2013 - to date)
Tariel Lebanidze (01.01.2009 - 01.09.2012)
Grigol Mgaloblishvili (2006 - 2008)
Albanian Ambassadors to Georgia (with residence in Ankara):
Neritan Kolgjini, Charge d'Affairs ( since October, 2006);
Jonuz Begaj (22.01.2003 - October, 2006);
Shaqir Vukaj (12.10.1998 - 22.01.2003);
Arben Cici (termination of mission 12.10.1998).
Fields of Cooperation
Georgia is especially interested in Albania's experience in the process of integration into the Transatlantic structures; in developing mutually beneficial bilateral relations in the field of economy; intensification of cooperation in multilateral fora (SECI, SEDM, BSEC etc).
Trade flow in 1999 -2006 (thousand USD):
Link: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Albania: www.mfa.gov.al