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Visit of Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Konstantinos Tsiaras (9/17-19/2012).
The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Konstantinos Tsiaras, visited Los Angeles within the framework of his visit to the US. The American Hellenic Council of California organized a dinner in his honour where he had the opportunity to exchange ideas on the effort of restructuring the Council of Greeks Abroad, about Greece’s economy, ways that Greek American Organizations could help in overcoming the economic crisis, investments in Greece etc. He also met with representatives of LA GreekFilm Festival, AHEPA, Hellenic University Club, Greek Heritage Society of Southern California, Constantinopolitan’s Society at the premises of the Consulate. He visited the Getty Museum, where he was briefed about the upcoming Byzantine exhibition, the Classic’s Department of the University of California-Irvine, where Professor Maria Pantelia presented the electronic dictionary “Thesaurus of Lingua Greciae”, and he met with representatives of the local press.
He also had the opportunity to meet and exchange views with many Greek Americans (Academia, business, movie industry etc) in a reception organized by the Consulate General of Greece at the Consular residence.