Congratulations and best wishes to His Holiness Patriarch Ilia II (January 4)

On behalf of the United States of America, Ambassador Kelly extends his warmest congratulations to His Holiness Patriarch Ilia II on the occasion of his 83rd birthday, as well as the 38th anniversary of his enthronement as the Catholicos-Patriarch of all Georgia in December.  Ambassador Kelly wishes him continued health and happiness in the coming year, as well as peace and prosperity for all of the Georgian people.