On 31 March, Georgia marks 30th anniversary of the Independence Referendum Day whereby in 1991 the country gained back its sovereignty. This day was a turning point in Georgian history altering country’s future.
The referendum was held on the entire territory of Georgia, including Abkhazia and Tskhinvali regions. The people of Georgia voted with overwhelming majority for the restoration of independence in accordance with the Act of Declaration of Independence of Georgia of 26 May 1918. This laid the solid foundation for building a free, independent and democratic European country.