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Brussels, 11 November 2011
Message of congratulation from President Barroso to Mr Lukas Papademos, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic
"On behalf of the European Commission and on my own behalf, I have the pleasure to convey to you our warmest congratulations on the occasion of your appointment as Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic.
I wish you every success in the accomplishment for your future government, in particular in securing the implementation of the decisions taken at the Euro Summit of 26 October. I look forward to working together to address the crucial challenges immediately ahead of us, namely to safeguard financial stability and to bring Greece back to a path of growth and development.
I am confident that Greece will remain a valuable partner in the process of European integration."