Dimitris Varnas and Kostas Kalymnios present Mayor of Ioannina, Mr Gontis, with a booklet outlining the history and activities of the Panepirotic Federation of Australia.
Greek MP Mr Fousas and P.F.A Secretary Kostas Kalymnios during a discussion about the challenges faced by Epirotes in Australia.
P.F.A President Dimitis Varnas discusses Greek government policy on the Northern Epirus issue with deputy Foreign Minister, Mr Theodoros Kassimis.
P.F.A President and Secretary with the President of the Union for Human Rights Party of Albania, Mr Evangelos Doules, discussing the situation in Northern Epirus.
P.F.A Secretary Kostas Kalymnios with former Greek Prime Minister Konstantinos Mitsotakis. In a lengthy discussion with the former Greek PM centering up his government's foreign policy and the opening of the Albanian border, it was revealed that the former PM's father, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, as a Cretan volunteer during the Balkan Wars, was one of the first soldiers to enter Ioannina, upon its liberation in 1913.
At the conclusion of the conference, a Governing Committee of the World Council of Epirotes Abroad was constituted. P.F.A President, Dimitris Varnas and Secretary Kostas Kalymnios were appointed to the Committee. Mr Varnas chairs the sub-committee for Commerce and Business and Kostas Kalymnios chairs the sub-committee for Education and Youth Affairs.
PFA President Dimitris Varnas also took time out to visit Epirote Deputy Minister for Economic Development Mr Christos Folias and discussed matters relating to the development of Epirus, along with a review of the activities of the Panepirotic Federation of Australia. PFA Secretary also met with Mr Folias to discuss some of the challenges faced by Epirot youth in Australia today.
Kostas Kalymnios, Secretary, with the Prefect of Ioannina, Alexandros Kahrimanis, discussing proposed cultural events to be organised by the Panepirotic Federation of Australia.
PFA President Dimitris Varnas with Odysseas Potsis, the Deputy Prefect of Ioannina.