Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II addressed the people assembled at Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in the town of Mtskheta for the mass dedicated to celebration of the Mtskhetoba-Svetitskhovloba [the Twelve Apostles` Day] today.
Ilia II in his sermon highlighted the significant for Georgia period - the upcoming parliamentary elections and expressed hope that the Georgian nation will be able to overcome its obsessions and peacefully meet the upcoming elections.
"We are living in a very difficult time. After three months we will have parliamentary elections and we should do everything to avoid throwing dirt at one another. Who is able to restrain himself from judging in such a difficult time he is happy. I hope we will be able to overcome our obsessions, our negative features and peacefully meet these elections to have our country developed peacefully", Ilia II said.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili has commented about the controversy around the Sakdrisi gold deposit and instructed the Minister of Culture to settle this dispute effectively as soon as possible.
President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili has held meeting with the Patriarch of All Armenians Karekin II within the official visit to the Republic of Armenia. The catholicos and the president discussed the religious-cultural relationship of the centuries-old history of Georgian and Armenian peoples.
Administration of the Patriarch of Georgia has released a special statement on the situation in Ukraine, where the number of victims has increased up to twenty-eight during the past few days` clashes and strikes between the riot police and the demonstrators.
Within the official visit to Azerbaijan, President of Georgia today visited the historic area of Baku, the Old City Icheri Sheheri. Giorgi Margvelashvili walked in the ancient streets of the Old City and saw the symbol of Baku - the Maiden Tower and the Palace of the Shirvanshahs.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Gharibashvili has proposed to found a museum of wine. Irakli Gharibashvili attended the presentation of the Research Project of Georgian Vine and Wine Culture at the National Museum today...