Ms. Sophie Katsarava has become a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) with an ordination of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. Award ceremony was attended by H.E. Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia. Event was held at the Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Tbilisi, Georgia.
MBE has been handed over to Ms. Katsarava by H.E. Justin McKenzie Smith, Her Majesty's Ambassador to Georgia. According to him, Sophie has been awarded the MBE on merit, for her exceptional achievements during her 11 year-long service at the British Embassy, for her efforts leading to the advancement of relations between Georgia and UK in the education sector. Prime Minister of Georgia addressed the audience and congratulated the rewarded new member of the Georgian Dream with the high recognition and expressed his gratitude to the British Ambassador for the acknowledgement of her merits.
"I wish to express my sincere gratitude to the British Embassy for the appreciation of Sophie Katsarava's efforts contributing to the partnership in the education sector and strategic exchange between the two countries. She made these achievement during her 11 years of service at the British Embassy. I am grateful to all the British Ambassadors serving in Georgia at different occasions, who appreciated Sophie's work and my special thanks go to H.E. Alexandra Hall Hall, former British Ambassador to Georgia and great friend of our country. Also, let me thank you, Your Excellency, for hosting this fabulous event today. I am delighted that Sophie has joined our team. Every member of the Georgian Dream is confident that her service at the Parliament of Georgia will be equally remarkable. I can say that Sophie has already made her presence felt through the value added on plenty of promising developments within the party" noted the Prime Minister of Georgia. Sophie Katsarava is the second Georgian Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE).