First of all, I wish to congratulate on this day - May 9 - 77th Anniversary of Victory over Fascism to our heroic veterans. I wish to assure my great respect to our heroic veterans, who participated in the Second World War (WWII). It was announced by Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia in a Park for Cultural Pastime and Recreation of Veterans upon his visit together with fellow members of the government gathered to pay tribute to the memory of servicemen fallen in WWII.
The Head of Government of Georgia laid a wreath of garland at the bust sculpture of Meliton Kantaria, thereby congratulating the WWII veterans on the 77th Anniversary of Victory and expressing gratitude for all their efforts and endeavours.
"You may well be aware that we - Georgians - have a tremendous contribution and great merit in the victory of the war. Of course, I wish to once again pay tribute to our heroes, who sacrificed their lives for a better future of the world. Victory in the war was greatly preconditioned by Georgians. I wish to congratulate you all on May 9 and wish you all victory and peace" stated the Prime Minister of Georgia.
In line with a Government Decree, participants of the WWII will receive a one-off payment of 1 000 GEL in connection with the 77th Anniversary of Victory over Fascism, while families of the servicemen fallen in the WWII will get 500 GEL. Respective Government Decree has already been signed by Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia.
Press Service of the Government Administration