Salome Zourabichvili: I, as a President, am responsible to promote, popularize and spread the language

In order to make the Georgian language a truly national language, which means everybody’s language, I, as a President, am responsible to promote, popularize and spread the language, in accordance with the constitution, - President Salome Zourabichvili said in the city of Akhalkalaki.

The President spoke about former Prime Minister Zurab Zhvania in her speech and stressed the importance of the knowledge of the Georgian language.

"Today is a very important day for me - April 14 is the Mother Language Day o and it is very important that I am here with you today.

I want to recall Zurab Zhvania, whose star has been opened in the heart of Europe, Strasbourg, and who is the founder of the school that is now known for teaching the Georgian language, which helps us all to become fully-fledged citizens”, the President said.