Within the framework of his working visit to Georgia, Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal met with the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, the First Hierarch of the Georgian Orthodox Church Ilia II.
The Head of the Government of Ukraine and the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia discussed topical issues for the Ukrainian and Georgian peoples, the Government portal informs.
The Head of Government noted that Ukraine and Georgia were moving together on the path towards European integration. The Prime Minister emphasized the importance of the spiritual and religious component for the formation and further development of both states.
"There is no doubt that we must act together in this area," Denys Shmyhal underscored.
For his part, the Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II stressed the Georgian Orthodox Church prayed for a fortunate destiny for both countries.
The Prime Minister of Ukraine makes an official visit to Georgia on June 2-4. The government delegation also consists of Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers Oleh Nemchinov and Minister of Culture and Information Policy Oleksandr Tkachenko.