Outgoing Consul of Greece in Perth Georgia Karasiotou farewelled by community

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The Consul of Greece in Perth, Georgia Karasiotou was honoured for her services in a farewell function hosted by Archbishop Makarios of Australia on Friday, May 10.

Approximately 500 guests attended an event at the Archdiocese Conference Centre in Perth, where celebrations of the strong bond between Greece and Australia, particularly in Western Australia, took place.

Present at the event alongside Archbishop Makarios and Ms Karasiotou were Bishop Elpidios of Kyanea, the Consul of Croatia in Perth, Zoran Sangut, the Consul of Estonia in Perth, Anu van Hattem, as well as other clergy and local Greek community leaders.

Ms Karasiotou met with Archbishop Makarios of Australia in back in March.
Ms Karasiotou met with Archbishop Makarios of Australia in Sydney back in March. File photo.

On the night, Archbishop Makarios awarded Ms Karasiatou the medal of the Order of the Christ-loving and wished her good health and strength, highlighting her valuable efforts towards the Greek community of Perth.

Bishop Elpidios of Kyanea then presented Ms Karasiotou with a bouquet of flowers as a small token of appreciation for significant contributions during her time as Consul.

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