10/14/2009

More than 30 Greek companies to join business forum in Izmir

AA - More than 30 Greek companies will take part in a business forum in the Aegean province of Izmir this week, said a Greek diplomat on Tuesday. Hara Skolarikou, the Consul General of Greece in Izmir, said the Greek Embassy in Ankara and the Izmir Chamber of Commerce will co-host a "Turkish-Greek Business Forum" in Izmir on October 15-16. "More than 30 Greek companies will participate in the forum", said Skolarikou at a press conference. Skolarikou said the main theme of the forum will be the food and beverages industry. "The aim of the forum is to boost economic and commercial relations between Turkish and Greek business worlds, local organizations and local administrations, and increase trade between the Greek islands and the west coasts of Turkey", Skolarikou added. Ekrem Demirtas, Chairman of the Izmir Chamber of Commerce, said that around 50 Turkish companies will attend the forum.

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