28 years since Tsablana Tragedy
28 years have
passed since Tsablana Tragedy that happened in Khulo municipality in 1989. The
Chairman of Ajara AR Government Zurab Pataradze together with the Prime
Minister of Georgia George Kvirikashvili and the George Mghebrishvili, the
Minister of Internal Affairs visited
the village Tsablana and paid tribute to the memory of the deceased.
spoke about the specialty of high mountainous regions of Adjara and said that
this place is amazing.
noble and specially patriotic people are living here. People, who love our
country. Unfortunately, many mountainous villages have been emptied of their
population. But we see that these people do not leave
their homes and
reinforce this angle, they retain the cultural treasures of the mountainous
Adjara. I respect your heroism and patriotism,’ – George Kvirikashvili said.
As the Prime
Minister said, the government tries its best to solve the long time problem and
provide the disaster affected families with apartments. George
Kvirikashvili said that the relevant funding has already been allocated.
Government of Ajara, Ministry of Resettlement and Refugees of Georgia and
investment company ‘Ajaristskali’ are involved in constructing the
residence for these people. While addressing the gathered population, the Prime
Minister also talked about projects planned in the mountainous Ajara.
Khulo-Zarzma and Khulo-Beshumi roads’ rehabilitation will start soon, as well
as gasification of mountainous Adjara from Khelvachauri to Khitchauri.
’28 years have
passed since Tsablana tragedy. Since
then, many generations have grown up. It is important to always remember the victims and never forget them. Today we
are together with these people and we are united in fighting for a better
future for our region and country’ – the Chairman of Ajara AR Government Zurab
crashed in the Village Tsablana on April 19, 1989, killing 23 people, including three children.