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Delegation of Parliamentarians from Greece visits the Archdiocesan District of Melbourne

On Friday, 12 April 2024, His Grace Bishop Kyriakos of Sozopolis, on behalf of His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, welcomed a delegation of members of the Hellenic Parliament at the headquarters of the Archdiocesan District of Melbourne, which will attend, next Sunday, the Parade for the National Anniversary of the Greek Revolution, in Melbourne.

The parliamentary delegation consists of: Mr. Konstantinos Vlasis, Member of Parliament for Arcadia of the New Democracy Party, former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, responsible for Hellenism Abroad, Ms. Theodora Tzakri, Member of Parliament for Pelli of the SYRIZA Party, First Vice-President of the Inter-Party Committee of the Hellenic Parliament for Hellenism Abroad, Ms. Evangelia Liakouli, Member of Parliament for Larissa of the PASOK – Movement for Change Party, Second Vice-President of the Inter-Party Committee, and Ms. Asimina Skondra, Member of Parliament for Karditsis of the New Democracy Party, Member of the same Committee.

His Grace Bishop Kyriakos of Sozopolis welcomed the members of the delegation and conveyed to them the warm greetings of His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, while during the meeting that took place, they discussed issues concerning the Greek Community of Australia and the work and ministry of the Holy Archdiocese.

The Greek Members of Parliament were accompanied by the Ambassador of Greece to Australia, His Excellency Mr. Stavros Venizelos, and by the Consul General of Greece in Melbourne, Mr. Emmanuel Kakavelakis. The meeting was attended, among others, by the President of the Intercommunities Council of Victoria and Chair of the Victorian Council for Greek National Day, Mr. Tony Tsourdalakis.