The annual visit to Greece by an American Hellenic Institute (AHI) delegation was completed with a formal dinner, it was announced on Thursday.
This year’s guest of honour was UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Marianna Vardinoyannis. The event was attended by MPs and representatives of Greek expatriate organizations.
Later on Thursday, the AHI delegation was scheduled to visit the Elpida Children’s Oncology Unit to present it with a donation.
Earlier, the Greek-American delegation held separate meetings with Defence Minister Evangelos Venizelos, Deputy Foreign Ministers Dimitris Dollis and Spyros Kouvelis, the director general of the secretariat of Greeks Abroad, Petros Panagioto-poulos, and US ambassador to Greece Daniel Bennett Smith.