Sino-Hellenic Investors Confederation Launched in Athens
Jan. 22, 2020 (EIRNS)—The Sino-Hellenic Investors’ Confederation was launched in Athens on Jan. 18 in order to increase the bilateral friendship and cooperation between Greece and China. The new organization aims at furthering the integration of Chinese investors into Greek society, and to help promote Greek products in China, as well as bilateral collaboration in culture, education, science, tourism, and many other sectors, according to the founding members.
“When Greece faced a severe financial crisis, China was the first country which showed trust in the prospects of our country and proceeded in the major investment at Piraeus port.... We are looking forward to deeper and wider relations and cooperation,” Greek Deputy Prime Minister Panagiotis Pikrammenos said at the event, reported Xinhua. “You have chosen the right moment to invest in Greece, as the country is turning a page to growth. We welcome you to Greece and wish you best success in all your projects,” Deputy Minister of Development and Investments Nikos Papathanasis told the Chinese guests.
Athens Chamber of Tradesmen President Ioannis Chatzitheodosiou also participated, declaring that Greece warmly welcomes more Chinese investments and more Greek products should reach the Chinese market.
“Coexistence, Cooperation and Harmony are the key words and goals in the establishment of the confederation,” stressed Michael Xia, president of the Sino-Hellenic Investors’ Confederation.