SECOND READING OF ISSUE OF GIVING STATUS OF REGIONAL LANGUAGE TO ARMENIAN MOVED TO NEXT SITTING’S AGENDA
Jul 2, 2007
AKHALKALAK, JULY 2, NOYAN TAPAN – ARMENIANS TODAY. At the suggestion
of the Council of Armenian NGOs in the Samtskhe-Javakhk and Kvemo
Kartli regions, the issue of giving the status of regional language
to Armenian along with the state language of Georgian in the above
mentioned regions and of stipulating this by the Georgian Constitution
was placed on the agenda of the Akhalkalak Municipality Assembly.
Mr D. Rstakian, a deputy of the Municipality and a member of the
Council, said that the Assembly unanimously adopted the bill on
having the status of the Armenian language, but in consideration of
the issue’s importance and for the purpose of clarifying and editing,
the bill was moved to the next sitting’s agenda.
In the words of M. Torosian, a member of the coordinating group on
the issue of giving the status of regional language to Armenian and
stipulating this by the law, the same bill will be also submitted
for discussion to all municipal assemblies of southern regions of
Georgia populated with Armenians. He said that in the regions where
Armenian deputies have no majority they will express their attitude
to the bill in written form.