Ambassador Norland Receives an award in recognition of his contribution to religious tolerance (April 18)

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During his visit to Adjara to attend the Batumi International Forum on Religion and Peace, Ambassador Norland visited Bishop Dimitri Shiolashvili and Archpriest Giorgi Mamaladze from the Adjara Eparchy.  Ambassador Norland also met with Ararat Gumbalian, Leader of the Armenian Apostolic Church, and members of the Armenian community.  At the conclusion of the forum, Georgian Muslims Union Chairman Tariel Nakaidze presented Ambassador Norland with an award in recognition of his contribution promoting religious tolerance in Georgia.