By Decree of President Raul Khadzhimba, a State Committee was created to organise festive events dedicated to the 90th birthday of Valeryan Kobakhia – an outstanding party activist and statesman, First Secretary of the Abkhazian Regional Party Committee, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the Abkhazian ASSR, member of the Supreme Council of the USSR Valeryan Kobakhia.
The Committee includes:
V.R. Bganba - Prime Minister of the Republic of Abkhazia - Chairman of the Committee;
D.D. Arshba - First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Abkhazia - Deputy Chairman of the Committee;
E.A. Arsalia - Minister of Culture and the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Abkhazia;
A.A. Gvaramiya - Chancellor of the Abkhazian State University;
V.K. Zantaria - Adviser to the President of the Republic of Abkhazia;
A.A. Kobakhia - public figure;
R.M. Ladaria - Head of the Administration of the Gudauta District;
M.T. Lasuria - National poet of Abkhazia;
M.P. Sangulia - Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly-Parliament of the Republic of Abkhazia;
A.R. Kharazia - Head of the Administration of the city of Sukhum;
V.M. Tsugba - public figure;
L.N. Shamba - Chairman of the Communist Party of the Republic of Abkhazia.