The Mayor of the capital, Kakha Kaladze, congratulates His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia II on his birthday.
"I congratulate the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, His Holiness, and Beatitude Ilia II on his birthday.
His role in strengthening the Georgian Orthodox Church, in the spiritual life of the nation, in the development of the country is special.
I would like to wholeheartedly wish His Holiness and Beatitude good health and long life for the benefit of Georgia," said Kakha Kaladze in his congratulatory message.
The Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia has turned 89 years old today.