The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, paid an official visit to attend the anniversary celebrations of the first sabotage against the Axis powers at the military airport of Kastelli, in June 1942, invited by the Holy Metropolis of Arkalochori, Kastelli and Viannos and the Municipality of Minoa Pediada.
After the arrival of the President in Kastelli, a Doxology was held in the church of St. Anthony officiated by Metropolitan Andreas of Arkalochori, Kastelli and Viannos.
Then, President Pavlopoulos laid a wreath at the tomb of Antonios Tryfitsos, General in Chief of Minoa Pediada and the six eastern Provinces.
After the completion of the events at Kastelli, the President of the Hellenic Republic went to the Cultural Centre of the Metropolis, in Arkalochori, where he was received by Metropolitan Andreas.
The last stop of the President’s visit was at Thrapsano.