18 January 2022,   02:28
Easter Liturgy in Georgia - the Prime Minister met with the Patriarch Ilia II

The Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Gakharia met with the Patriarch Ilia II the Patriarchate on Monday evening.

According to the existing information, Ekaterine Tikaradze, the Minister of Health, and Amiran Gamkrelidze, the Head of the National Center for Disease Control, have also attended the meeting between the representatives of the Patriarchate and the authorities.

Participants discussed the upcoming Easter liturgy and the current epidemic situation in the country and throughout the world, in general.

The two-hour long visit comes some five days ahead of dusk-to-dawn Easter Vigil on April 18-19, that Georgian Orthodox Church vowed will go as planned despite the state of emergency and curfew between 21:00 – 06:00.