New Ambassador of Australia in Greece, Alison Duncan, was received by the President of Greece, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, on Friday, July 14.
In a Twitter post, Ms Duncan said her meeting with Ms Sakellaropoulou was “very special” as she presented her diplomatic credentials to the President.
“I am honoured to take on the responsibility of promoting this great bilateral relationship,” Ms Duncan wrote.
Επισήμως πια Πρέσβης!— Alison Duncan (@AusAmbAthens) July 14, 2023
Μια πολύ ξεχωριστή ημέρα για εμένα, καθώς επέδωσα τα διαπιστευτήρια μου στην Πρόεδρο της Ελληνικής Δημοκρατίας, Α.Ε. Κατερίνα Σακελλαροπουλου. @PresidencyGR
Ειναι τιμή μου που αναλαμβάνω την ευθύνη να προάγω αυτή την σπουδαία διμερής σχέση.❤️🇦🇺🇬🇷 pic.twitter.com/9RbcYeq95v
According to The Australian Embassy, Greece, the Greek President and Ms Duncan discussed the past, present and future of the bilateral relationship between Greece and Australia.
“Looking to the future, the Ambassador and the Greek President discussed mutual interests, collaboration in the multilateral sphere, and the growing trade and investment links between the two countries,” the post reads.
On the day, Sakellaropoulou also received the credentials of the Ambassador for the Islamic Republic of Iran, Malek Hossein Givzad; the Ambassador of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, José Luis Pombo; the Ambassador of the Republic of India, Rudrendra Tandon; and the head of the Palestinian Diplomatic Mission in Greece, Yussef Victor Dorkhom.