“Doctor Ioannis Kefalogiannis, remained a deep democrat. Always and consciously following Kostantinos Karamalis and his values. Because he was absolutely sure that these values were, are and will always be the only guarantee for the development and prosperity of the country”, said ND MP and former minister Olga Kefalogianni
Event commemoration for the 10 years since the death of the Anogean politician and scientist, Ioannis K. Kefalogiannis, who stamped with his work major development projects of the area, is holding today, Wednesday, August 31, 2022, in Anogeia, the municipality of the same name, at the “Nikos Xylouris” theater. They attended the event the former Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis, who had a deep friendship with Giannis Kefalogiannis and ND deputy and former minister Olga Kefalogianni.
“I feel great emotion to be here today. In this unique space. I feel honored to be among you. Among all of you who share the same roots, the same values, the same Danishness,” said Mrs. Kefalogianni at the beginning of her speech“I feel honored to be in my country, in the place where my father Giannis Kefalogiannis was born, raised and became a citizen“, he added.
He said about the presence of Kostas Karamanlis: “The presence, the reason and the ethos of Kostas Karamanlis, give an important value to our function. They are a permanent point of reference. They remind us of a relationship of trust and acceptance that touches the majority of Greeks. It is known that he and Giannis Kefalogiannis were connected by close ties of friendship, appreciation and mutual respect. But above all, they were connected by one more strong bond, their deep love for the homeland and the Greek people”, he emphasized.
At the same time, he added, among other things: “It should be but to thank each and every one of you who responded to this call of honor. Because, you are the living memory of the man who in every way, as a doctor, parliamentarian, minister, served and honored the people and his country, building a powerful relationship of respect and devotion”.
As he said: “The doctors Ioannis Kefalogiannis from Anogia, he was elected for the first time as a member of parliament in May of the distant 1958. He was recruited to staff the ballot, then of the National Radical Union, and as he himself recounted, it was a series of coincidences that led to his election. He remained deeply democrat. Always and consciously following Kostantinos Karamalis and his values. Because he was absolutely certain that these values were, are and will always be the only guarantee for the development and prosperity of the country”.