President Sakellaropoulou Meets Board of Municipalities’ Union, KEDE

ATHENS — President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Thursday received the board of the Central Union of Municipalities and Communities of Greece (KEDE) at the Presidential Mansion.

Sakellaropoulou underlined the multiple contributions made by local administration to improving the citizens' quality of life, as well as their role in the country's digital modernisation and in enhancing environmental awareness in local communities.

In parallel, she was briefed by KEDE officials on the ways that local authorities have addressed and continue to deal with the problems deriving from the pandemic.

Both Sakellaropoulou and KEDE said that local authorities can take initiatives in order for the recent crisis to operate as a catalyst for the productive restructuring of the country, as well as referring to actions underway to upgrade local administration.



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