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Lech Kaczynski street opened in Tbilisi2010-05-04 10:39
A street in Tbilisi was named after the late President of Poland Lech Kaczynski.gt-en-newsitem-inside
The ceremony of renaming the street was held on Monday and attended by First Lady of Georgia Sandra Roelofs, chairman of Sakrebulo (local self-governance body) Zaal Samadashvili, and Poland's ambassador to Georgia Ursula Doroszevska.
It is one of the streets in the old part of the city.
Samadashvili said that giving the name of the Polish President, killed in aircraft crash, is a "tribute of gratitude and respect to Kaczyniski, the friend of Georgia and person, who rendered the country the unprecedented support in its hardest days - in August war 2008."
Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, granted Lech Kaczynski the title of the National Hero of Georgia posthumously.
A part of boulevard in Batumi will also be named after the late leader of Poland. The decision was made by the legislative assembly of Batumi.