Serbian president's and prime minister's Christmas greetings
President Aleksandar Vucic has wished a happy Christmas to Serbian Orthodox Church Patriarch Irinej and all believers who celebrate the holiday on January 7.Source: B92, srbija.gov.rs
In his message, addressed also to the clergy and the monastic community of the Serbian Church (SPC) Vucic wished that the holiday brings "peace, love, tolerance and the strength to overcome the differences between us," and added:
"With the desire that you spend the holidays in good health, well-being and personal progress, I greet you with the traditional greeting: Peace from God, Christ is born! Happy and blessed New Year!."
Prime Minister Ana Brnabic also wished a merry Christmas to Serbian Patriarch Irinej, the clergy and all believers celebrating this holiday according to the Julian calendar.
"In the time of great challenges for our country, I wish this holiday brings a strong faith in communion and solidarity, so together we can build a better and secure future for all. I want you to spend the most joyous Christian holiday in peace, health and love, in the family circle, with friends and everything that fills you," Brnabic wrote, and concluded her message with the greeting,
"Peace from God, Christ is born."