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16.06.2017
Zaza vashakhmadze visited the old synagogue of Vani

The process of transferring religious buildings to various religious organizations in the framework of the reforms fulfilled for religious freedom by the Georgian state is being successfully implementing. For this purpose, the chairman of the State Agency for Religious Issues Zaza Vashakmadze, the chairman of the Jewish Union of Georgia Merab Chanchalashvili, Eduard Palagashvili and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the embassy of Israel to

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12.06.2017
Celebration of "Tewafa Ezide"

On the 11th of June Georgian Yazidis celebrated Tewafa Ezide Sor. The event was attended by various religious leaders of Georgia, members of Parliament, representatives of the diplomatic corps and the State Agency for Religious Issues. The feast of the temple began with a religious ritual and ended with the flag change on the roof of the temple.

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25.05.2017
Presentation of Religious Maps

The State Agency for Religious Issues held a presentation of the religious maps at the Courtyard Marriott which was attended by the representatives of the Parliament of Georgia, Government of Georgia, diplomatic corps and the leaders of different religious organizations. 

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22.05.2017
Memorandum on Cooperation Between the State Agency for Religious Issues and Tbilisi City Hall
On the 19th of May at Tbilisi City Hall the Memorandum on Cooperation has been signed between the chairman of the State Agency for Religious Issues Zaza Vashakmadze and the Mayor of Tbilisi City David Narmania. The above-mentioned document envisages the implementation of the joint projects and programs for overcoming the problems existing in the sphere of protection and use of religious buildings, exchange of experiences and information regarding the 
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15.05.2017
Mokhe Commission Made a Decision

On the 11th of May at the Administration of the Government of Georgia a commission sitting (Mokhe Commission), studying the circumstances regarding the building listed as a club in the village of Mokhe, Adigeni Municipality, was held.

The meeting was attended by the members of the commission: Zaza Vashakmadze, Chairman of the State Agency for Religious Issues, Akaki Machutadze, State Representative-Governor in Samtskhe-Javakheti region, Zakaria

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24.04.2017
The PM of Georgia Met Azerbaijani Delegation Of Religious Leaders

t the Administration of the Government of Georgia the Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili together with the religious leaders of the Administration of Muslims of All Georgia and the chairman of the State Agency for Religious Issues Zaza Vashakmadze held a meeting with Azerbaijani religious leader Sheikh Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazade and other members of the delegation.

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19.04.2017
On April 19 Yezidis Celebrate New Year

ida Sarsale, according to Yezidi religious calendar is a New Year holiday  that is also known as Festival of Wednesday. Aida Sarsale dates back to the ancient cult of Mesopotamia. It is a celebration of prosperity and renewal of life. Yezidis believe that on this day the archangel Tousey Malak will make a touchdown from heaven and bless the earth and in every family as a sign of diversity the eggs are painted in different colors.

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18.04.2017
Zaza Vashakmadze attended Easter liturgy at the Holy Trinity Cathedral

On April 16, the chairman of the State Agency for Religious Issues Zaza Vashakmadze attended Easter liturgy at the Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi that was conducted by Ilia II, His Holiness and Beatitude, Catholicos-Patriarch of all Georgia. The liturgy was attended by the PM of Georgia and the representatives of the executive and legislative bodies. 

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18.04.2017
Zaza Vashakmadze congratulated Armenian parish on Easter holiday

On April 16, for celebrating Easter a solemn service was performed at the Armenian Apostolic Church that was attended by the believers. The chairman of the State Agency for Religious Issues Zaza Vashakmadze congratulated the parish on Easter holiday. 

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