Chrysoulakis and Kourakis meet to discuss strengthening Greek diaspora ties


John Chrysoulakis, the Secretary General for Greeks Abroad and Public Diplomacy, recently met with Chris Kourakis, Chief Justice of South Australia and National Patron of the Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association. The meeting highlighted the strong ties and shared interests between Greece and the Greek diaspora in Australia.

Describing Mr Kourakis as a “creative and honoured Greek of the diaspora,” Chrysoulakis noted the Chief Justice’s significant contributions and deep-rooted connection to Greece, despite being born in Australia with origins from the island of Ikaria. Their discussion covered a range of topics, with a particular focus on the Greek community in Australia and the potential for further networking and collaboration among Greeks worldwide.

John Chrysoulakis and Chris Kourakis.

The two leaders explored ways to strengthen the bonds within the Greek diaspora, emphasising the importance of maintaining cultural and professional connections. The conversation also touched on broader topics of mutual interest, underscoring the ongoing commitment to cultivating a sense of unity and shared purpose among Greeks living abroad.

This meeting reflects a continued effort to support and engage with the Greek diaspora, recognising their valuable contributions and the role they play in promoting Greek culture and interests globally.




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