During the Soleil Francophone Festival in Sozopol on June 5, 2019, Her Excellency Tamara Liluashvili, Ambassador of the Republic of Georgia in Bulgaria, visited the created by Sozopol Foundation Southern Fortress Wall and Tower Architectural and Historical Complex. Mr. Kiril Arnautski – Chairperson of Sozopol Foundation, introduced Mr. Tamara Liluashvili with the rich cultural and historical past of Apolonia – Sozopol.
In a spontaneous and friendly conversation, Mr. Kiril Arnautski and Mrs. Tamara Liluashvili discussed the developed by Sozopol Foundation in partnership with the Cultural Heritage and Environment Research Center, State University, Ilia, Tbilisi, Georgia, project “Argonauts cultural journey – establishment of a common cultural environment in the Black Sea Basin region” under the ENI CBC Black Sea 2014-2020 Program.
They both expressed their unanimous opinion that the realization of the project will contribute to the strengthening and development of the potential of the cross-border cooperation and will help to overcome the borders between the countries in the cross-border Black Sea region.
H. E. Tamara Liluashvili expressed her admiration for the implemented activities by Sozopol Foundation, which have been seen and done over the years, for the restoration and preservation of our rich tangible and intangible cultural heritage, and in the book for impressions of the complex, she wrote:
Thank you for your kind hospitality. The museum was very interesting and informative. Thank you also for your love for Georgia and Georgian people. It’s always nice to meet people like yourself, who speak highly of Georgia. I hope that in the near future we the Georgian Embassy in Sofia will have the opportunity to collaborate on different projects.
With most respect and regards,
Ambassador of Georgia to Bulgaria
5 June 2019”
Mrs. Tamara Liluashvili wished greater success to Sozopol Foundation in its noble aims of preserving the natural and cultural heritage and providing an accessible environment to this heritage by officially inviting Mr. Kiril Arnautski to visit the Embassy of the Republic of Georgia in Sofia.