Secretary General for Greeks Abroad and Public Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece, Ioannis Chrysoulakis, welcomed representatives of the Greek Orthodox Community of New South Wales (GOC NSW), Vice President, Nia Karteris; Con Apoifis, Deputy Vice President and Michael Tsilimos, General Secretary.
Members of the active Community presented their future plans for cultural events, which will place a spotlight on Greek culture and Greek language to Australian audiences. Mr Chrysoulakis expressed his absolute support and congratulations for the plans of the Community.
During the discussions, several issues concerning Greek Australians were raised including Greek language learning and the Double Taxation Agreement. Mr Chrysoulakis also informed GOC NSW representatives that a new platform is being prepared to assist with registrations for the the expatriate vote on gov.gr.