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Georgia Declares May 12 Public Holiday

Source: Kavkasia-Press (Tbilisi)
Posted on 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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