Welcome and host of delegation from the Republic of Panama
In the context of extroversion and development of cooperation between the Network of Cities with Lakes with representatives of foreign states, the meeting with representatives from the Republic of Panama was held with great success on Sunday, 20th of January 2019 at the Lake Mornos of the municipality of Dorida.
The representatives of Panama were welcomed by the President of the Network and Mayor of municipality of Dorida, Mr. George Kapentzonis and the Deputy Mayor, Mr. Dimitrios Papakonstantinou.
The Panama delegation consisted of the Ambassador in Greece, Ms. Christina Liakopoulou Papadiki, the Consul in Greece, Ms. Niki Economou, and sixteen students.
The purpose of the meeting was the students to familiarize themselves with the Greek language and the Greek culture, as well as to get acquainted with the Greek nature. During the meeting, both delegations presented the common challenges and focused on the mutual collaboration and taking initiatives in organization of cultural events and exchange of good practices in tourism and water protection sectors.
A visit in Mornos artificial lake, with tour to the dam facilities, and lunch in Efpalio area followed.
Along with the end of the meeting, both parties wished for the beginning of a permanent and fruitful collaboration.