A traditional lunch was hosted in honor of Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou at Didimoticho, on Greece’s NE borders with Turkey, by the town’s Mayor Romilos Chatzigiannoglou on Holy Thursday.
The lunch was held at the courtyard of the church of Agios Athanassios and was attended by representatives of regional authorities and the local community, and by leading culture, sports and business figures. It was preceeded by a tour of the church with Metropolitan Damaskinos.
Earlier in the day the president visited the Karatheodori Museum at Nea Vissa. Konstantinos Karatheodoris, who was born in the village, was a mathematician distinguished in Greece and abroad. Sakellaropoulou was welcomed at the museum by local residents dressed in traditional costumes, who offered two books and a pendant.
Finally, the president visited the 1st Vocational School at Didimoticho, where she talked with students who won a distinction at an e-business competition.
Sakellaropoulou is on a tour in the prefectures of Evros, Rodopi and Xanthi from Holy Thursday through Easter Sunday.