Defence Minister of Georgia visited Marneuli Air Base and congratulated the Azerbaijanian military servicemen on Novruz Bayram. Related to the celebration, space for praying was opened for the Muslim military on the base.
Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia, Sozar Subari, Religious Leader of Marneuli Aziz Nabiev, Mufti of Kvemo Kartli region Etibar Eminov and member of parliamentary majority Ali Mamedov attended the event.
“We symbolically coincided with the opening of space of praying to Novruz Bayram celebration. Many Azerbaijanian military serve in Marneuli. It’s quite natural that our special interest is paid to this base. First of all, I would like to congratulate Novruz Bairam on the military. I hope that Georgia as especially tolerated country, where freedom of religious is granted special importance, will settle its place by opening such spaces in military units. This activity will be a great message to the world community to understand that we are building a democratic state where religious rights of all citizens are protected”, stated Defence Minister.