On 30 December 2008 Secretary General of the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development – GUAM Mr. Valeri Chechelashvili was received by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia H.E. Mr. Grigol Vashadze.

The Sides considered issues of cooperation in GUAM format, as well as the questions related to the start of Secretariat’s activities in its permanent premises, including inauguration ceremony. The issues of Georgia’s GUAM Chairmanship Implementation Program were considered as well.