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International Olympic Committee to Award President Pavlopoulos With Gold Olympic Order

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos will be awarded the Gold Olympic Order medal for his great contributions to the Olympic movement, Olympic ideals and the Olympic legacy, it was recently announced. The award will be given to the...

Greek President Pavlopoulos Hospitalized With High Fever

The outgoing President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos was admitted to the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre on Friday morning after experiencing severe symptoms attributed to a virus. According to hospital sources quoted by the state-run AMNA news agency, the...

Tom Hanks Becomes a Citizen of Greece

 Prokopios Pavlopoulos, the President of the Hellenic Republic, on Friday signed the official papers marking the honorary naturalization of the famous American actor and philhellene, Tom Hanks. The veteran Hollywood star is married to Rita Wilson, who is of Greek descent on...

President Pavlopoulos Sends Annual Christmas Message to Diaspora Greeks

Prokopios Pavlopoulos, the President of the Hellenic Republic, recently sent his official Christmas message to all the Greeks around the world who are not currently living in their homeland. President Pavlopoulos began his message by saying that he is very proud...

President Xi Declares China's Support for Reunification of Parthenon Sculptures

During the third -- and last -- day of his official visit to Greece, Xi Jinping, the President of the People's Republic of China visited the Acropolis Museum in Athens. There, at this state-of-the-art museum, in front of the caryatids,...

President Pavlopoulos Officially Opens New Wing of Jewish Museum in Thessaloniki

The President of the Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos officially opened the new wing of the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki on Sunday afternoon. In his remarks, President Pavlopoulos noted the need to remember that the Holocaust was the most atrocious crime against humanity...

Thessaloniki Celebrates Liberation Day; President, PM Among Attendees

With a glorious doxology at the church of Saint Demetrios, Thessaloniki celebrated its 107th anniversary since the city's liberation from the Ottoman Turks and the feast day of her patron Saint, Demetrios. The liturgy was attended by the President of...

President Pavlopoulos Highlights Importance of New Library of Alexandria

Prokopios Pavlopoulos, the President of the Republic of Greece, had a meeting on Monday with Mostafa El Feki, Director of the Center of Hellenistic Studies at the Library of Alexandria in Egypt, in which he highlighted the importance of...

President Pavlopoulos Meets With Greek American Students in Athens

Greece's President, Prokopios Pavlopoulos, met with a group of Greek American students in the Presidential Mansion of Athens on Monday. The group of students from the American-Hellenic Institute was headed by Nick Larigakis, the Chairman and Executive Director of the...

PM Tsipras Asks Greek President to Dissolve Parliament, Hold National Elections

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visited the President of the Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos on Monday afternoon to ask him to officially dissolve the Greek Parliament. In a long-lasting tradition, Greek Premiers visit the President in the Presidential Palace in Athens...