The most famous and active Greek-American organization, the AHEPA, held in Athens, Greece the 99th Anniversary AHEPA Supreme Convention to commemorate the bicentennial of the beginning of the 1821 Greek War of Independence.
The convention, which started last Sunday, honored on Wednesday the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, and the Greek shipowner Evangelos Marinakis.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis dedicated the award to healthcare professionals who give the difficult fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, was also honored stating he accepts the award “on behalf of the Cypriot people”.
In his address, President Anastasiades reiterated his wish and determination for the reunification of the divided island.
The shipowner and businessman Evangelos Marinakis, Founder & Chairman of Capital Maritime & Trading Corp. were honored at the event for his philanthropy and social responsibility.