Archbishop Makarios of Australia meets with Consul of Greece in Perth

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Archbishop Makarios of Australia met with the Consul of Greece in Perth, Georgia Karasiotou, and visited the Hellenic Community Aged Care facility on Monday.

During his visit to the Consulate of Greece in Perth, Archbishop Makarios, joined by Their Graces Bishop Elpidios of Kyaneon and Bishop Emilianos of Meloa, was welcomed by Ms Karasiotou.

The pair had a constructive discussion, in an atmosphere of cordiality, on issues of common interest, primarily concerning the needs of the Greek diaspora in Western Australia.

The Archbishop and the Consul of Greece also exchanged commemorative gifts at the end of their meeting.

Next on Archbishop Makarios’ itinerary was a visit to the Hellenic Community Aged Care facility in Perth.

During the visit, the Archbishop received a warm welcome from the President of the Hellenic Community of WA, Paul Afkos, as well as from executives and members of the staff of the nursing home.

This was followed by a tour of the premises, during which he had the opportunity to meet some of the residents.

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