President Papoulias Arrives in Thessaloniki for the October 28 National Holiday
Tuesday, 28 October 2014
President Karolos Papoulias arrived on Monday night in Thessaloniki to attend the celebrations of the October 28 national holiday (Ohi Day).
Papoulias is expected to meet with Macedonia-Thrace Minister Giorgos Orfanos on Monday at 18.40.
On Tuesday at 10.30, he will lay a wreath at the monument of the 3rd Army Corps and at 11.00 he will attend a military parade that will take place along the seaside Alexander the Great avenue, at which the government will be represented by Defence Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos.
The city's school parade will take place at 11 a.m. on Monday morning at Tsimiski street. Orfanos will represent the government at the event.
At 11 a.m. on Sunday morning, a religious service will take place at Agios Dimitrios church, on the triple celebration of the national "Ohi" anniversary, the liberation of Thessaloniki and its patron Saint Demetrios. The government will be represented by Orfanos.