Greek Prime Minister to visit Crete on Tuesday and Wednesday
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will carry out a two-day tour of Crete on Tuesday and Wednesday, accompanied by a delegation of ministers.
Tsipras is due to arrive at ‘Nikos Kazantzakis’ airport in Iraklio at 10:00, while his first stop will be the Iraklio port authority. He will then go to Mesara to speak with local organisations and discuss farming and other problems in the area, followed by a visit to Gergeri. The prime minister is then scheduled to speak at the Atlantis Hotel in Iraklio on Tuesday night.
On Wednesday, Tsipras is due to visit Lasithi and meet with local officials and organisations, including farmers.
He will be accompanied by Minister of State Christoforos Vernardakis, Rural Development and Foods Minister Vangelis Apostolou, Shipping and Island Policy Minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis and Alternate Economy and Development Minister Alexis Charitsis.