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Georgia Declares May 12 Public Holiday

Source: Kavkasia-Press (Tbilisi)
Posted: Saturday, May 10, 2003

Georgian President, Eduard Shevardnadze, has declared that May 12 would henceforth be an annual public holiday in Georgia to commemorate Apostle Saint Andrew's feast day.

This announcement follows an earlier petition by the Georgian Orthodox Christian Church, and a resolution passed by the Georgian parliament.

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