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  • 12 September 2019

    The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Athens took part in the 84th edition of the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) – the largest and most important economic event in Greece. Chargé d’ affaires of the Polish Embassy in Athens, Tomasz Wiśniewski participated in the TIF inauguration ceremony.

    During the opening of the Fair, the Prime Minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, gave a traditional economic expose presenting the government's program of activities for the coming year. He assured that "Greece will henceforth be a positive surprise in the Eurozone". The announced tax policy conducive to the inflow of foreign investment to Greece.



    Thessaloniki International Fair is a great opportunity to meet key representatives of the Greek administration and business communities. On their margins, the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Athens, in cooperation with the Greek-Polish Chamber of Trade and Investment in Thessaloniki, organized a meeting of representatives of the Greek state administration, regional and local authorities, economic self-government, the academic world, the media, as well as the Polish community in Thessaloniki. Guests were welcomed by Chargé d’ affaires of the Polish Embassy in Athens Tomasz Wiśniewski and the President of the Greek-Polish  Chamber of Commerce and Investment in Thessaloniki Kyros Lazaridis, who presented the potential of the Polish economy and encouraged the development of economic cooperation with Poland. The meeting was attended by, among others The Mayor of Thessaloniki K. Zervas, Deputy Governor of Central Macedonia A. Thanos, President of the Greek Statistical Office A. Thanopoulos, Director of Enterprise Greece K. Bouzos, Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Thessaloniki E. Vlachogiannis, Vice President of the Polish-Greek Chamber of Commerce D. Makol, Manager of the Foreign Trade Office in Athens J. Szymańska.




    The visit to Thessaloniki was also an opportunity to commemorate the Polish hero of the Greek resistance movement Jerzy Ivanov-Szajnowicz on the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II and to lay flowers at his monument.



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