On 21st September 2015, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Pariarch of Alexandria and All Africa, sent His Excellency Mr. Alexis Tsipras, the Prime Minister of Greece the following congratulatory letter on the assumption of his duties.

“Your Excellency the Prime Minister of Greece, Mr. Alexis Tsipras, grace and mercy from God the Giver of Gifts to you.

        Filled with sentiments of special honour towards You, we communicate with you in great joy to express the congratulatory wishes of our Mediocrity on your deserved election to the office of Prime Minister of Greece.

        Hence we wish you every success and strength in the calm performing of your noble duties, for the advantageous confrontation of the lingering problems in our country, as well as for a creative reorganization of its sound forces and a rapid exit from the clashing of  the historic  adverse conditions.

        In  congratulating you once again, we fervently pray that the Almighty God will preserve you in health and unfailing strength and that He will always bless your visions and your nobles efforts.

Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa

In the Great City
of Alexandria
21st September 2015