Visit of the Minister of Shipping and Island Policy and the Chief of the Coast Guard – Hellenic Coast Guard to Lesbos

The Minister of Shipping and Insular Policy Mr. Thodoris Kliaris and the Chief of the Coast Guard – Hellenic Coast Guard, Vice Admiral L.S. Georgios Alexandrakis, visited the island of Lesvos on Wednesday, June 07, 2023, accompanied by the Director of the Security and Policing Branch of the L.S. Headquarters. – EL.AKT., Rear Admiral L.S. Kontiza Tryfona.

During their stay, they visited the 9th Regional Command of the Coast Guard – Hellenic Coast Guard, where they met with the Commander, Captain L.S. Skalimi Efstathio, as well as the Central Port Authority of Mytilene, where they met with the Central Port Authority, Vice Captain L.S. Hondropoulos Sotirios.

They then visited the floating vessels that operate on the island, where they talked with the Governors and the crews of the vessels and were informed extensively about their work and activity as well as the problems they face.

Both the Minister and the Chief, congratulated the officers of the Services and the crews of the patrol boats for the professionalism, loyalty, readiness and efficiency they demonstrate every day in the execution of their mission and urged them to continue the work with the same zeal their.

The Minister also visited the headquarters of the General Secretariat of the Aegean and Islands Policy where he met with the Director General, Mr. Vougioukas – Michalakeli Pavlos, the Directors of the Departments of the General Secretariat, as well as the president and the Board of Directors. of the association of employees of the service.

Subsequently, Mr. Minister and Mr. Chief attended the memorial service, officiated by the Metropolitan of Mytilene, Eressos and Plomariou etc. Iakovos, for the completion of 81 years since the execution by German troops of Admiral L.S. Kazakou Ilias, Port Authority of Mytilene, in front of his bust, in the forecourt of the old Port Authority.

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