The Chief of HAGS Attends the Celebration of the 104th Anniversary of the Liberation of Alexandroupoli

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The Chief of HAGS Attends the Celebration of the 104th Anniversary of the Liberation of Alexandroupoli
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On Tuesday 14 May 2024, in the context of the celebration of the 104th Anniversary of the Liberation of Alexandroupoli city, celebratory events were conducted, attended by the Minister of Infrastructure and Transport Mr Christos Staikouras, as representative of the President of the Hellenic Government, and by the Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff Lieutenant General Georgios Kostidis as representative of the Chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff.

The events included the arrival of the Gunboat ΚΑSΟS, at the port of Alexandroupoli, where the public had the opportunity to visit it, the raising of the largest Greek Flag, the conduct of the Divine Liturgy and Doxology at the Holy Metropolitan Church of Saint Nikolaos, the memorial service and wreath laying at the Domna Vizvyzi Monument, the conduct of student and military parade, with the participation of foot detachments and mechanised assets of the Division, honorary detachment of the Northern Greece Naval Station, the demonstration, by a Demonstration Platoon of the Air Force NCOs Academy and pass-through of OH-58 KIOWA Helicopters and F-16 Aircraft.

Other attendees of the events were:

•    His Beatitude the Archbishop of Cyprus Mr Georgios, who officiated the ceremony.
•    The Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Food Mr Stavros Keletsis.
•    Representatives of the Parliamentary Parties.
•    The Head of the Evros Region Mr Christodoulos Topsidis.
•    The Mayor of Alexandroupoli Mr Giannis Zamboukis.
•    His Eminence the Metropolitan Bishop of Alexandroupoli, Traianoupoli and Samothrace Mr Anthimos.
•    His Eminence the Metropolitan Bishop of Didymoticho Mr Damaskinos.
•    The Commander of the D’ Army Corps “THRACE” Lieutenant General Stavros Papastathopoulos.
•    The Deputy Head of the Evros Region Mr Evangelos Poulilios.
•    The Wise and Learned Protector Mufti of Didymoticho Mr Hamza Osman.
• Active and retired Officers of the Armed and Security Forces and representatives of local bodies.

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