President Zurabishvili awards 24 war veterans posthumously

Orthodox Christians in Georgia celebrated one of the most important days on the religious calendar – Saint George’s Day (Giorgoba in Georgian) on November 23. Photo: President's press office, 24 Nov 2019 - 12:21, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili posthumously awarded 24 veterans of the Abkhaz War on Saint George’s Day yesterday.

The future of our country is built on the memories of those that fought and died for our national sovereignty. We must never forget their sacrifice”, President Zurabishvili wrote on Twitter.

She said "the dignity of a nation is measured by how it treats its veterans".