New Consul General of Greece in Sydney visits Archbishop Makarios of Australia


Archbishop Makarios of Australia received the new Consul General of Greece in Sydney, Yannis Mallikourtis, at the headquarters of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia in Sydney on Thursday.

The Archbishop welcomed the newly appointed Consul General to Australia and wished him every success in his role.

This was followed by a constructive discussion focusing on the needs of the Greek diaspora in Australia and further strengthening the ties between the diaspora and Greece.

New Consul General of Greece in Sydney, Yannis Mallikourtis with Archbishop Makarios of Australia.

Both agreed to maintain the close and good cooperation of the Greek Consulate in Sydney with the Archdiocese.

The meeting was attended by His Grace Bishop Bartholomew of Charioupolis, Father Christophoros Krikelis and Archdeacon Athenagoras Karakonstantakis.

During the visit, Mallikourtis also toured the Holy Cathedral of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary in Redfern and was informed about its history, before touring the Archdiocese, where he met and talked with staff.

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