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As PM Modi Lands In Athens, Indians In Greece Line Up Outside His Hotel

As PM Modi Lands In Athens, Indians In Greece Line Up Outside His Hotel

PM Modi on Thursday departed for Greece on the invitation of PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.


The Indian community in Athens, Greece has expressed excitement and happiness over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the country.

Managing Director of Startup Greece Organization Thanos Paraschos said it is very important to have leaders like PM Modi.

“I am here to welcome PM Modi to Greece. We have seen remarkable progress in the technology that has contributed to the world, in the last nine years. Yesterday, was a remarkable day for humanity, we saw the efforts of India Space technology come to life,” Paraschos told ANI.

“We are very proud and honoured to have PM Modi in our country. It is very important for us to have leaders like PM Modi. India and Greece have to work together to build strong ties and to make the world a better place,” he added.

Daljeet Singh who has been living in Greece for the last 30 years, said, “…It felt good to know that PM Modi is coming here…It was great of him to open the corridor to Pakistan (Kartarpur Corridor)…We will welcome him with ‘Bhangra’…”

A chef in Athens, Jitender, said: “…PM Modi is arriving here, we are all very happy. The entire Greece is very happy. He is most welcome. We congratulate him for the Chandrayaan Mission…”

Prior to the PM’s visit, members of the Indian community in Greece were seen raising slogans of ‘Bharat Mata ki jai’, ‘Vande Mataram’ and ‘Modi ji zindabad’

PM Modi on Thursday emplaned for Greece on the invitation of his Greek counterpart Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

He departed from Johannesburg, South Africa, where he was attending the BRICS summit.

During his visit to Greece, PM Modi will receive a ceremonial reception on his arrival and will also hold meetings with the Greek President and Prime Minister.

The PM will meet his Greek counterpart Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the leaders will discuss ways to further deepen the ties between the two nations. He will also interact with business leaders from both countries. He will also have an interaction with the Indian community in Greece.

A business lunch hosted by the Greek PM is also scheduled during the visit. PM Modi will also lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Athens and interact with the Indian community there.

MEA said in a press release, “Following his visit to South Africa, Prime Minister will pay an official visit to Greece on 25 August 2023 at the invitation of H.E. Mr Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister of Greece. This will be the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister to Greece in 40 years.”

It further said, “India and Greece enjoy civilizational ties, which have strengthened in recent years through cooperation in areas like maritime transport, defence, trade and investments and people-to-people ties.”


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