The letter of greetings on behalf of the Leningrad Oblast government and Governor of Leningrad Oblast Aleksandr Drozdenko for Ivan Laptev on the occasion of the first anniversary of his ordination into the office of Bishop.
“Right Reverend Bishop, Your Lordship,
“Please receive most sincere greetings on behalf of the government of Leningrad Oblast and on my personal behalf in honor of the day of your episcopal ordination. I’d like to wish you good health, firmness of spirit, and further success in your constructive activities in the name of peace, good, and wellbeing!
Aleksandr Drozdenko, Governor of Leningrad Oblast.”