Sukhum to be extricated from war’s legacy

Sukhum/Agency Caucasus – Abkhazian President Sergei Bagapsh announced a series of plans to extricate the capital city of
from the legacy of war.

"It is now the time to erase the traces of war from the capital city, which is the face of both the people and the government," said Bagapsh.

The Prime Minister Aleksandr Ankvab will head a group of officials who will develop and implement projects to improve the silhouette of Sukhum, starting in the 15th anniversary of the 1992-1993 war between Abkhazia and Georgia. 

Huge projects take huge amounts of time, said Bagapsh, but added that a significant portion of the work will have been done until the 15th anniversary of the war.

The Abkhazian president also called on the rich people to help financially to government to finish the projects soon.

The Georgian forces set fire to lots of buildings while they were withdrawing from Sukhum after the 1992-1993 war. ABKHZG/ÖZ/FT