About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 17:16 - 21 Feb.'17
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Day of Mourning in Georgia over Kaczynski's Death
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 11 Apr.'10 / 17:15

Polish embassy in Tbilisi, April 11. Photo: Civil.Ge


April 11 was declared a day of national mourning in Georgia to commemorate late Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife, top brass of the armed forces and a group of Polish leading politicians killed in a Saturday plane crash in western Russia.

A church service to remember victims of the plane crash was held in the Catholic Church in Tbilisi attended by several senior government officials ; people were bringing flowers at the Polish embassy and signing a book of condolences at a separate location in Youth Palace.

 "Georgia lost the greatest friend in the international community, Poland and Europe lost the greatest politician," the Georgian president's administration in a statement.

"The President of Georgia lost his personal friend, who cared about Georgia permanently, a person who was in deep love with Georgia, was our country’s supporter and an advisor."

Lech Kaczynski has been posthumously granted the Title of the National Hero of Georgia.

Latest News
21 Feb.'17 17:16
Enguri HPP Shut Temporarily
The Enguri hydropower plant will be shut for approximately 14 days, according to the statement.
21 Feb.'17 15:43
Patriarch Returns amid Questions on Alleged Murder Plot
Illia II returned to Georgia on February 20, week after the arrest of Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze.
21 Feb.'17 13:31
Education Minister Appointed as Deputy PM
Aleksandre Jejeleva will be the third deputy prime minister in Giorgi Kvirikashvili’s cabinet.
21 Feb.'17 11:33
Tbilisi Does not Recognize Nagorno-Karabakh Referendum
Nagorno-Karabakh held a referendum on February 20 to adopt the region’s new constitution.
20 Feb.'17 17:09
Free Democrats Party Elects New Leaders
Free Democrats garnered 4.63 percent of nationwide votes in the last parliamentary elections.
20 Feb.'17 14:58
Citizens Rally in Support of Rustavi 2
Rustavi 2, Tbilisi-based television channel, is locked in an ongoing ownership dispute.
20 Feb.'17 11:21
Georgian PM Meets World’s Leaders in Munich
PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili attended the Munich Security Conference on February 17-19.
18 Feb.'17 02:45
Rustavi 2 TV Suspends Broadcasting until Sunday
The channel will resume broadcasting after its rally on February 19.
17 Feb.'17 17:25
‘Senior Cleric’ Not a Target, Prosecutors Say
The prosecutors said on February 16 that the alleged murder plot target was not the Orthodox Patriarch.
17 Feb.'17 13:31
EU-Georgia Parliamentary Association Committee Meeting in Strasbourg
The Committee expects visa-free travel to become ‘a concrete reality’ during the month of March.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2017, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
54