GREEK GOVERNMENT TO ALLOCATE 1.3 MILLION EURO TO HOLY MOUNT ATHOS

GREEK GOVERNMENT TO ALLOCATE 1.3 MILLION EURO

TO HOLY MOUNT ATHOS

 

Athens, April 17, 2015

According to the Government Gazette (Greece), the Greek Ministerial Council has approved the amount of annual aid to monasteries on Mt. Athos, assigned in accordance with article No. 2 of the law No. 1166/1981, “On institution of annual grants to holy monasteries of the Holy Mountain.”

The decision was made several days after a visit of the delegation of the Holy Kinot of Mt. Athos to Athens during which the monks had a meeting with Deputy Minister of Finance Nadia Valavani, reports AgionOros.ru.

The amount of annual aid to Holy Mount Athos in 2015 will be 1 million 278 thousand Euro.

 

Source: Pravoslavie.ru