Georgian PM holds iftar ceremony in capital to honor Muslim community’s contributions

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Kobakhidze hosted an iftar dinner Thursday in the capital Tbilisi in observance of the holy month of Ramadan, Anadolu Agency reported.

The event was attended by Muslim diplomats and politicians as well as officials from the Administration of All Muslims of Georgia, the news agency cited a statement by the Georgian Prime Ministry.

Speaking at the event, Kobakhidze said the Muslims living in the country have made significant contributions to the development and progress of Georgia.

“The Muslim community, which is an integral part of us, has made great contributions to the development of our country, and there is a deep-rooted history behind our brotherhood,” he said.

Kobakhidze stressed that its government will continue to support the Muslim community in Georgia, adding that: “The state has handed over 237 mosques to the Muslim community, and 20 more mosques are expected to be handed over.”

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