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The President of Georgia Congratulates the Journalists on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day

The President of Georgia H.E. Giorgi Margvelashvili has congratulated the journalists on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day.  
 
“Today, we once again realize the fundamental importance of the freedom of the press for country’s development, pluralistic, as well as the independent role of media for the Protection of Human Rights and for strengthening the democracy.
 
The journalists have called the “Fourth Branch of Government” not only for the great influence on the formation the public opinion, but principally because that without their work it is imposable effective cooperation of state,” - is noted in the letter of congratulation of the President of Georgia. 
 
In the congratulation letter of the President of Georgia especially is emphasized, the function of the regional media in the formation of the Georgian political and social culture process.
 
 “The country’s development is impossible without the strong, effective, and qualified regional journalism. Those journalists, who settle the values of free media and professional journalism in the region. They make available the information for each person; they play a great and responsible role. 
 
It is the duty of each authority and each public figure to support this effort, to protect the freedom of expression, to ensure the media freedom”, - is stated in the letter of congratulation.
 
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