Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, Ilia II, congratulated the Georgian people on the New Year.
“We ask God for peace, joy, this life is changeable, we look to the future with hope, God loves man, the human action must be virtuous, kind. Happy New Year and Merry Christmas! We must not lose hope. God is with us, be blessed and happy from Heavenly Father,” Ilia II said in his congratulatory address as reported by 1tv.ge.