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President attends celebrations of Lamia's patron saint Varvara

Δημοσίευση 6 Δεκεμβρίου 2010, 08:40 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
President attends celebrations of Lamia's patron saint Varvara
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President of the Republic visited Lamia on Saturday to attend celebrations marking the feast day of the city's patron Saint Varvara (Barbara).

President of the Republic visited Lamia on Saturday to attend celebrations marking the feast day of the city's patron Saint Varvara (Barbara).

Papoulias visited the Dyo Vouna (two mountains) village, where he had a brief discussion with the local ELMIN mineworkers, after which he called for "absolute respect of the environment", which is "what we must pass on to the following generations".

The President further stressed that "united, we are waging the battle to overcome the problems".

Papoulias attended a doxology in the small church of Aghia Varvara, which was built by the miners and is located near the entrance to the local bauxite mine.