British Ambassador in Georgia will host a Birthday Party to celebrate the Official Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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Wednesday, 05 June 2019 17:03

British Ambassador in Georgia Justin McKenzie Smith will host a Birthday Party to celebrate the Official Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The celebrations will take place at the British Embassy on Thursday, 6 June 2019.

The reception will be attended by senior Georgian Ministers, parliamentarians, government officials, members of the diplomatic community, friends from the business and cultural sectors, media and civil society representatives, students, young people from creative industries sectors and alumni of UK programmes.

Speaking about the occasion, Ambassador Justin McKenzie Smith said:

The Queen’s Birthday Party is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the strong friendship between Britain and Georgia and I am thrilled to see so many of our friends and colleagues and joining us.   

Links between Britain and Georgia are growing wider every year. This autumn we will hold a three month long festival – the UK Season in Georgia- across the whole country, showcasing the best of modern Britain: innovation, creative industries, sports, arts and culture. We want to introduce some of the less known sides of Britain to audiences in Georgia, as well as highlight our shared values”.

Press-release of the British Embassy in Georgia

 

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