The Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Kyriakos Gerontopoulos is expected on a four-day visit to Chicago and New York to attend the celebrations of the Greek National Day of Independence. On the occasion of his trip, Mr. Gerontopoulos will have a series of meetings with the Greek diaspora.
Mr. Gerontopoulos will be visiting the Chicago Hellenic American Academy. He will also attend the raising of Greece’s flag in Daley Plaza and meet the Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago. Later, Mr. Gerontopoulos is expected to head to the Greek Town, visit the Greek Museum and meet with representatives of the Greek community of the city with whom he will thoroughly discuss all issues concerning the Greek community in the United States.
Tomorrow, the deputy minister will travel to New York where he will participate in the events of the Greek community and of New Jersey’s youths as well as attend an event organized by Greeks and American officials.
On Sunday, Mr. Gerontopoulos will be present at the divine liturgy at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity and the parade for the celebration of Greek Independence Day, while on Monday he will meet the Archbishop Demetrios of America.
During his stay in New York, Mr. Gerontopoulos will be constantly in contact with representatives of the Greek diaspora for updates on all the matters relating to the Greeks of America.