Title:GEORGIA: GEORGIAN LEADER EDVARD SHEVARDNADZEE VISITS GEORGIAN CAPITAL AFTER INAUGURAL SPEECH
Date:26th November 1995
MTSKHETA, GEORGIA (NOVEMBER 26, 1995)(RTV - ACCESS ALL)
1. SV SERVICE INSIDE CATHEDRAL 0.18
2. SV GEORGIAN PRESIDENT EDUARD SHEVARDNADZE AND
WIFE NANULI DURING SERVICE 0.56
3. SV CATHOLIC PATRIARCH OF THE GEORGIAN CHURCH, ILIA II,
BLESSES SHEVARDNADZE 1.15
4. SV VARIOUS OF SERVICE 1.26
5. SV SHEVARDNADZE LEAVING CHURCH 1.34
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Story Text: Georgian leader Eduard Shevardnadze visited the ancient capital of Georgia on Sunday (November 26) after his inaugural speech to the new parliament in nearby Tbilisi.
Shevardnadze travelled to Mtskheta, the religious capital of Georgia, where he attended a church service in the Svetiteskhoveli cathedral.
The Catholic Patriarch of the Georgian church, Ilia II blessed Shevardnadze, the new Georgian president, during the service.
Mtskheta was also the political capital of Georgia until 1500 years ago, when political power was moved to Tbilisi.
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