G. Patoulis: “We are determined to provide to the citizens a better everyday life, and make Attica the Region of development, solidarity, security and quality of life”

The meeting of the new Regional Governor of Attica George Patoulis with the President of the Republic Mr. Prokopios Pavlopoulos was held today in a heartfelt atmosphere at the Presidential Palace, a few hours after the official inauguration ceremony that took place yesterday, at the Zappeion Hall of Athens .

G. Patoulis expressed to the President of the Republic the determination of the new Administration of Attica Region, to provide the citizens with a better day-to-day reality, and to transform Attica to a region of solidarity,safety and quality of life.

The President of the Republic, Mr. Prokopios Pavlopoulos, welcomed the new Regional Government of Attica warmly, expressed his hearty congratulations and stated:

“I would like to remind that we have known each other for many years and we have shared the valuable political and administrative experience of Local Government, especially during the period that I was serving as a Minister of Interior Affairs .

Mr. Patoulis, your previous long term of office  in Local government, and especially in the municipality of Amaroussion, where you did a work of great importance, especially with regard to the consolidation of the finances of this large municipality, is an important guarantee for your success in the Region of Attica.

It is the largest region of Greece, a region with huge problems, but also great challenges for an experienced local government politician like you.

I want you to know, as is, besides, my obligation – always in the context of my duties – that the Presidency of the Hellenic Republic will be a strong supporter on your work , on the projects you envision to realize and towards the problems of the Region you have to face. My sincere Congratulations again. I wish you strength and good luck. “

The new Attica Regional Governor G. Patoulis thanked the President of Hellenic Republic for its warm words, and stated:

“Mr. President, we never forget the great work you did in Local-government. I would like to ensure you that as the new administration of the Attica Region, we are determined to help in the best possible way to improve the quality of citizens’ lives. We want to make Attica the region of solidarity, security, development and obviously in this endeavor everyone is useful .Today it is a great honor for me to meet you as a Regional Governor. The work I have to do is really difficult, though I have to tell you that I’m optimistic. Through the help of all political parties and all citizens of Attica we will make a difference every day. In this effort we also ask for your valuable support through the high office of the Presidency of Hellenic Republic, and through which you have offered so much  to the country”