On 2 February 2017, the inhabitants of Georgian capital, Tbilisi, saw the city’s two landmarks — the Bridge of Peace and the TV tower lit up in the colours of the EU flag, marking the day when the European Parliament adopted a visa-free regime for Georgia.
Starting from 28 March 2017, when the newly adopted regulation came into force, Georgian citizens holding biometric passports and travelling to Schengen for short stays have been exempt from visa requirements. While calling this event historic may be seen as a bit of an exaggeration, the importance of this achievement is well-acknowledged in Georgia.
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Source: Emerging Europe