Greek Prime Minister on final leg of U.S. tour



Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is on the final stretch of his official visit to the United States.

Earlier this week the Prime Minister visited Tarpon Springs on Sunday where he met with representatives of the Greek expatriates' community including Mayor Chrysostomos Alahouzos and member of the US House of Representatives Gus Bilirakis. Afterwards, Mitsotakis had the opportunity to speak with expatriate Greeks during the AHEPA event, attended by the Pan Cretan Association of America.

The Greek Prime Minister also attended the Epiphany celebration in Tarpon Springs and later, accompanied by his wife Mareva Grabowski-Mitsotaki, attended the Divine Liturgy at St. Nicholas Church in the city.

*PM Mitsotakis attended the Holy Epiphany service

Tuesday 7 January

Today, Mitsotakis will head to Washington DC. At 09.50 He is scheduled to meet with the leadership of the Atlantic Council, and at 10.15 he will participate in a panel with Atlantic Council Vice President Damon Wilson.

The prime minister will meet with International Monetary Fund (IMF) Director-General Kristalina Georgieva at 11.30 at the IMF headquarters.

At 14.00 Mitsotakis will head for the White House, where he will meet with US President Donald Trump; this will be followed by a meeting of enlarged delegations.

Wednesday, January 8

The Prime Minister will continue his meetings in the US capital.

At 10.00 Mitsotakis will visit the US Senate and meet with members of the Foreign Relations Committee.

At 11.00 he will meet the leaders of Republicans and Democrats in the House of Representatives.

At 13.00 Mitsotakis will attend a luncheon organized by expatriate organizations.

At 15.00 Mitsotakis will meet with American investors.

At 18.00 Mitsotakis will attend the reception given by US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

The Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis will be accompanied by Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias and the Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister for Economic Diplomacy and Openness Kostas Fragogiannis, Minister of National Defense Nikos Panagiotopoulos, Minister of Development Adonis Georgiadis, Minister of Education Niki Kerameus and government spokesman Stelios Petsas.

*Images courtesy of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis Facebook page 

Tarpon Springs celebrates 114th Epiphany ceremony with special guest PM Mitsotakis

GCT Team

This article was researched and written by a GCT team member.