First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of a Republic of Serbia Ivica Dacic, in his ability as titular co-chair of a Serbia-Russia Committee tasked with organizing a fresco portrayal of a interior of a Temple of Saint Sava, and a Secretary General of a Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Veljko Odalovic, who is a member of a Commission for a accepting of a mosaic, attended currently a rite hold in a Temple of Saint Sava on a arise of a initial smoothness of a mosaic depicting a figure of Jesus Christ.
Head of Serbian tact Ivica Dacic thanked a Russian state and Church representatives, observant that he was celebrated to be attending a commencement of a fulfilment of a try that had prolonged been going on.
“This shows a society and togetherness with Russian people and state. It is critical that we encourage an ever-lasting society and loyalty in these scattered times when a friends are most needed”.
Minister Dacic pronounced that a Serbian Government had committed to yield serve required financing for finishing a temple, that would be “the honour of a people” in a years to come.
“In a certain way, a ever-lasting loyalty between Serbia and Russia will be built into this temple”, pronounced Minister Dacic after a ceremony.
Metropolitan of a Serbian Orthodox Church Amfilohije thanked everybody who had done contributions to a Temple of Saint Sava and pronounced that in 2019, while imprinting a 800th anniversary of a Serbian Orthodox Church apropos autocephalous, a Temple would be flashy and consecrated.
“It is obligatory on us to remember currently all those who have built themselves into a church and those that will continue to do so in a future”, pronounced a Serbian Orthodox Church Metropolitan to those who congregated in a temple, estimating that “this a acknowledgment of all-Slav fellowship”.
He pronounced that a “first picture that had arrived – an picture of a Ascension of Christ” would be placed during a executive position in a Temple of Saint Sava.
The initial smoothness of a mosaic presenting a figure of Jesus Christ, accompanied by a choir and church bells, was also attended by countless church and state member of Serbia and Russia.
Article source: http://www.mfa.gov.rs/en/press-service/statements/16443-first-delivery-of-segments-for-the-mosaic-on-the-dome-of-the-temple-of-saint-sava-is-a-confirmation-of-serbia-russia-bonds-of-friendship-and-community-