Nestoras Tsanaklis, one of the national benefactors of Greece who offered to the Greek commmunity in Egypt as well as Komotini was honoured on Sunday by the Greek state at the Greek Cemetery of Saint George in old Cairo, where his grave is located.

Tribute to the great Greek was paid on Sunday morning by Deputy Minister to the Prime Minister and government spokesman George Petaalotis who laid a wreath at the grave after a memorial service was held.

Tsanaklis was the second president of the Greek Community in Cairo and gave a considerable part of his fortune for the construction at the beginning of the past century of the oldest and biggest church of the Greek community in the Egyptian capital.