Greek government to be represented at Ecumenical Patriarchate for Epiphany



Greece’s Foreign Ministry announced today that Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Kostas Vlasis will represent the government at the celebration of Epiphany at the Ecumenical Patriarchate on Monday, 6 January 2020, and attend the Blessing of the Waters at the Golden Horn in Fener.

According to the announcement, Mr Vlasis will also meet with the Association for the Support of Greek Community Foundations and with Presidents of the Communities at the Sismanoglio Megaro, and in the evening he will attend a dinner in his honour, in the presence of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.

On Tuesday, 7 January 2020, the Deputy Minister will have a meeting with His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, followed by statements to the press. He will also visit the Great School of the Nation and the Zappeion and Zografeion Greek community schools.

GCT Team

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