The Top Minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, met with a delegation from the Greek Group of Melbourne (GCM), which integrated its President Invoice Papastergiadis OAM and Treasurer Affiliate Professor Marinis Pirpiris on the Maximos Mansion in Athens on Thursday 14 June.
The GCM delegation was once warmly welcomed by way of the Greek Top Minister. Tradition, language, and academic ties shaped the spine of this certain assembly and Mitsotakis was once introduced up to the mark at the the varied actions of the GCM.
The assembly was once additionally attended by way of Greece’s Deputy International Affairs Minister, Andreas Katsaniotis, the Member of Parliament and Secretary Basic of the Status Committee of Nationwide Defence and International Affairs, Tasos Hatzivasiliou, the Secretary Basic of Greeks In a foreign country & Public International relations, John Chrysoulakis and the Director of the Top Minister’s Diplomatic Workplace.
Mitsotakis thanked the GCM for its management and expressed his appreciation for its efforts in selling Greece’s fashionable symbol in Australia.
The Top Minister targeted at the members of the family of Greece with the diaspora, making particular connection with the brand new virtual services and products akin to ‘My Consul Reside,’ which are actually to be had to expatriates to triumph over delays and supply sooner and extra environment friendly consular services and products.
Invoice Papastergiadis first of all referred to the desire for more potent ties between Australian and Greek Universities.
Among different issues, he famous how necessary it was once to have scholars finishing a part of the college stage in Greece, one thing which many 1000’s of scholars from Australia are doing out of the country each and every yr. Similarly, Invoice referred to the desire for reputation by way of each international locations of college levels.
Mr Papastergiadis thanked specifically the Deputy Minister of International Affairs, Andreas Katsaniotis and The Secretary Basic for Greeks In a foreign country and Public International relations Prof. John Chrysoulakis for the cultural and academic camp that lately commenced in Thessaloniki with over 40 younger Greek Australian adults collaborating.
The GCM President pointed to the recebt Victoria Executive funded “Open Horizons” exhibition on the Melbourne Museum and the partial involvement of the GCM after which referred to the dedication of Minister Lina Mendoni to extend the cultural choices of Greece to the diaspora.
Invoice Papastergiadis additionally referred to persevered conversations with the Tourism Workplace of Greece in addition to Endeavor Greece on the subject of having a footprint in Melbourne.
He famous the certain steps being undertaken by way of each governments on a double taxation settlement and the laborious paintings of a subcommittee of Greek Australians who have been offering enter at the phrases of such an settlement and a bilateral well being settlement that would offer suitable well being duvet for his or her respective electorate when out of the country.
The assembly got here to an in depth with dialogue a few doable consult with by way of the Greek Top Minister to Australia.
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