President Sakellaropoulou tours fire-stricken Ilia region

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou visited the community of Pefka (Viliza) in the Ilia region on Thursday, during the first stop of her tour of the fire-stricken areas of Ilia.

Sakellaropoulou, accompanied by the regional governor of Western Greece Nektarios Farmakis and the mayor of Ancient Olympia Giorgos Georgiopoulos witnessed the destruction caused by the wildfire and talked with local residents, who expressed their fears for the future as their crops, livestock and farming equipment have been destroyed.

The next stop in Sakellaropoulou’s tour is Kafkania and she will then go to the town hall of Ancient Olympia where she will have meetings with local agencies and residents who sustained damage during the fires.