Greece Cancels October 28 Parades Due to Pandemic

ATHENS —  Government spokesman Stelios Petsas said that due to the pandemic and at Prime Minister's decision the pupils and army parades will not be held on October 28.

In terms of the developments in the migration issue, Petsas said that "one of the government's main policy axes is the migration problem and the interception of the flows and the control fo the involved NGOs in illegal activities. For this reason the government has drawn up an NGOs registry declaring its determinatiοn to support the organisation that are offering positive work from those that are parasites".

In this framework and following a lenghty and systematic effort, the Greek police in cooperation with the National Intelligence Service and the Coast Guard located four NGOs with a European identity, thirty three members and two more foreign nationals that against their declared goals, they οrchestrated illegal trafficking of migrants from the Turkish coasts to the Greek islands and for their convienience they made known the positions of the coast guard and navy vessels that were in the region, something that involves them in espionage activities against Greece".

Closing his briefing, he said that the draft State Budget was tabled in parliament on Monday adding that is being drawn up in an environment of unprecedented uncertainty due to the pandemic.

He also announced Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis schedule.

On Monday at 19:30, he will attend the presentation of the new company identity of PPC

On Tuesday at 10:30, he will receive NATO's general secretary Jens Stoltenberg at the Maximos mansion

On Wednesday he will go to Thessaloniki to attend the bestowing of the Theophano Institution first award to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen


ATHENS - No more punching time clocks - out of the past - as starting July 1  more than 150,000 workers at banks and major supermarket chains in Greece can check in and out of work using an app on their smartphones.

Top Stories

General News

FALMOUTH, MA – The police in Falmouth have identified the victim in an accident involving a car plunging into the ocean on February 20, NBC10 Boston reported.

General News

NEW YORK – Meropi Kyriacou, the new Principal of The Cathedral School in Manhattan, was honored as The National Herald’s Educator of the Year.

General News

PHILADELPHIA – The Federation of Hellenic Societies of Philadelphia and Greater Delaware Valley announced that the Evzones, the Presidential Guard of Greece will be participating in the Philadelphia Greek Independence Day Parade on March 20.


Mission, TNH’s New Travel Documentary Series with Clelia Charissis

Every weekend, TNH and Clelia Charissis are on a mission, traveling around Greece and the world to highlight places through the people we meet along the way.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.