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President Papadopoulos congratulates new Greek President
2005-03-14 12:04:52

Nicosia, Mar 12 (CNA) ---- Cyprus President Tassos Papadopoulos sent today a message of congratulations to newly elected President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias, who officially assumed office today.

Papoulias was invested today during a special ceremony at the Greek Parliament, in the presence of Greek Prime Minister Constantinos Karamanlis and President of the Parliament Anna Benaki Psarouda.

President Papadopoulos also sent a letter to outgoing President Costantinos Stefanopoulos, who handed the reins of power to Papoulias after ten years in office.

No details have been made available at this stage about the contents of Papadopoulos' messages.

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