Daur Kove, the Minister of Foreign Affairs congratulated George Hewitt, the British Scientist on Caucasus, the Professor of the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, the Member of the British Academy of Sciences, the Honorary Member of the Academy of Sciences of Abkhazia and the International Circassian Academy of Sciences, the Honorary Consul of Abkhazia in the UK, the Grand Officer of «Akhdz-Apsha» on the occasion of his 70-th anniversary.
It is said:
"Dear Mr. George Hewitt
Let me express my respect to you and send my sincerest and warm congratulations on the occasion of your 70-th anniversary. Your name is widely known in the Republic of Abkhazia. You introduce the rich cultural heritage of the Abkhaz people to the world by your scientific activities. Your high professionalism, moral qualities and wisdom have earned the well-deserved respect in the Republic of Abkhazia.
Our country values the sincere and important activity that you have been doing for many years.”