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President Zourabichvili Awarded the Great Cross of the Order of the Cross Bearers of Holy Sepulchre

His Beatitude Theophilos III, Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem, honored President Salome Zourabichvili with the Great Cross of the Order of the Cross Bearers of the Holy Sepulchre.
 
His Beatitude granted the highest award of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem to the President during the meeting at the Patriarchate of Jerusalem.
 
President Zourabichvili and His Beatitude Theophilos III talked about Georgian scientists, agreeing that they would have an opportunity to conduct researches on the manuscripts preserved in the Church of Jerusalem and on artworks as well, which will be organized under the patronage of the President. The President asked the Patriarch of Jerusalem for assistance in this regard, and it was accepted.
 
The President also visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, escorted and guided by His Beatitude Theophilos III.
 
President Zourabichvili gifted the Patriarch of Jerusalem the Icon of the Most Holy Mother of God created at the Phoka Monastery.
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