Georgia’s Ambassador to Germany: A law allowing the citizens of Georgia to be employed legally in Germany will go into force in 6-7 months

A law allowing the citizens of Georgia to be employed legally in Germany will go into force in 6-7 months, - Elguja Khokrishvili, Ambassador of Georgia to Germany, said in his interview with “Evening’s Newsroom” aired by “PalitraNews” TV.

He spoke about the problem of legal employment of the Georgian citizens and noted that there is a certain progress in this regard.

‘The German Bundestag and then, the upper chamber passed the law, which will go into force in 6-7 months, allowing the citizens of Georgia to be employed legally in German. The citizen of Georgia will have the right to find an employer in Germany in advance and then to obtain the job visa. In addition, he/she will be given a simplified opportunity to find a professional training place, go to Germany and get professional training. This law also enables people to stay in Germany for 6 months and find job. We work on the translation of the law in order to provide this information to citizens of Georgia ", the Ambassador said.

“The Embassy actively works on the seasonal, 3-month employment in the agriculture sector. When there is the crop season, the German companies look for workers to employ them for 3 months. We will examine their living conditions,

their health insurance, who will pay for transport, how much will they be paid, minimum salary, etc. We have communicated with several companies who are ready to select 3,000-10,000 people according to relevant criteria next year for the seasonal employment ", said the Ambassador of Georgia to Germany.

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