Portugal, Hungary, Cyprus, Greece and Bulgaria have been added to the list of countries with which the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, along with the Ministry of Health, is engaged in negotiations for the employment of Georgian citizens.
As InterPressNews was informed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the negotiations are also ongoing with France, Poland and Germany.
Georgia actively cooperates with Israel as well, in order to promote temporary labour migration.
"The Government of Georgia considers the legal employment of our citizens abroad as one of the priority issues.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, together with the Ministry of Health, is actively cooperating with EU/Shengen member states, as well as with Israel, to facilitate temporary labor migration», the Ministry reports.
In terms of circular migration, the Georgian side actively cooperates with the Federal Republic of Germany, where the German government is actively considering the revision of approaches relating to immigrant workforce in general.