Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of Romania Roberta Alma Anastase met with the Patriarch of Georgia Ilia II at the Patriarch`s residence today. His Holiness welcomed the guest and focused on the intensification of religious ties between the two countries. Patriarch presented the guest with gifts at the end of the meeting. Roberta Alma Anastase arrived in Georgia yesterday and met with the president, parliament speaker and the prime minister. After the meeting with Georgian Patriarch, the guest visited ancient capital of Georgia Mtskheta. Romanian speaker will leave Georgia today.
Georgian Orthodox Church is marking the 35th anniversary of the enthronement of Cathoicos Patriarch of Georgia Ilia II. Patriarch will conduct a holy service at the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in Mtskheta.
Tbilisi is hosting the days of Dutch architecture - projects of 15 Dutch architects are exhibited at the Expo-Georgia Exhibition Center in Tbilisi. One of the projects exposed at the event is the project of Kutaisi Kopitnari Airport.
Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili has commented on the suspended construction of a musical theatre on Rike park; Ivanishvili thinks that the project is incompatible with its architecture with this historic part of the capital.
Chairperson of the Georgian Writers Union Ms. Makvala Gonashvili has been declared persona non grata in Azerbaijan. On behalf of the foreign ministry of Azerbaijan, spokesperson Elman Abdulaiyev made a harsh statement, which followed Ms. Gonashvili`s arrival in Nagorno-Karabakh.
Office of the Public Defender of Georgia has released a special statement regarding the incident that occurred in the village of Tsintskaro a few days ago. The office of the PD calls on the prosecutor`s office to carry out adequate and timely measures for protecting the rights of the Muslim population of the village.
Robert Sturua has been appointed the art director of the Rustaveli Academic Theatre officially today. The decision was taken by the minister of culture of Georgia and the staff of the theatre was introduced with this decision this morning.