The Government of Georgia has set up a special commission to organize the events marking the 80th birthday of late first President Zviad Gamsakhurdia on March 31.
A number of events will be held in all cities of Georgia regarding the 80th birthday anniversary of the first President. An exhibition will be held at the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia, where the works, photos, books and interviews of Zviad Gamsakhurdia will be presented.
The Ministry of Education along with the Shota Rustaveli Scientific Foundation will set up Zviad Gamsakhurdia’s prize for the Georgian scientists working abroad to develop Kartvelology and the prize will be awarded on March 31 every year.
The Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure will build a new library in Zugdidi, which will be given the name of the first president of Georgia.
The Georgian Post will issue the stamp of Zviad Gamsakhurdia.