Minister of Culture and Monument Protection Nikoloz Rurua, director of the cultural heritage agency of Georgia Nikoloz Vacheishvili and the members of the special commission of the Patriarch`s office viewed the rehabilitation works on the Bagrati Temple in Kutaisi today. The rehabilitation works will be over soon. The bronze cross weighing 300 kilograms is already ready and it will be soon erected on the dome of the temple soon.
Minister of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia says the statement by the president`s administration regarding the threats of destruction of Rabati Fortress in Akhaltsikhe town of Georgia are exaggerated and politicized.
The restoration of the Rabati Fortress proposed by the government to president a few days ago has become controversial between the majority and the minority MPs. Opposition asserts that the new government of Georgia follows the instinct of destruction, as they want to destroy everything built by the previous government of the country.
Is Rabati castle facing a threat of demolition?! - president`s press speaker Manana Manjgaladze reported the details of the letter stamped as `extra-urgent` - the document prepared by the ministries of foreign affairs and culture refer to the reconstruction of the Rabati castle in Akhaltsikhe town of Georgia.
Speaker of the parliament of Georgia Davit Usupashvili has commented on the scandalous letter sent by Georgia`s foreign minister Grigol Vashadze to the Russian authorities asking support in holding concerts and other cultural events in Moscow briefly after the August war in 2008.
Georgian Prime Minister congratulated on Novruz Bayram that is Spring equinox to the Azerbaijani population of Georgia today. Bidzina Ivanishvili arrived in the town of Marneuli to mark the celebration with locals there.
Architect Andrea Bruno has been awarded a gold medal for Georgia`s Bagrati Cathedral restoration project. The architect was awarded Domus Restoration and Reservation award 2012 at the third annual international conference in Ferrara, Italy.
A special agency is going to decide whether to restore an authorization for teh Agriculture University of Georgia or not. Education Minister Giorgi Mrgvelashvili addressed the quality management center today and called on it to learn the documentation sent by the university as soon as possible.