American Hellenic Institute

2017GreekHeritagebutton

AHI Calendar

 
Facebook Image
Greek Deputy Minister of Development Stavros Kalafatis Visits AHI Hellenic House Headquarters
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: GEORGIA ECONOMOU
March 10, 2008—No. 15 (202) 785-8430

Greek Deputy Minister of Development Stavros Kalafatis Visits AHI Hellenic House Headquarters

WASHINGTON, DC—On March 5, 2008, the Greek Deputy Minister of Development Stavros Kalafatis, accompanied by Karlos Gadis, Deputy Chief of Mission to the Greek Embassy in Washington D.C., and Mr. Nikolaos Tritaris, Director of the Development Minister’s Office, visited the American Hellenic Institute’s headquarters, the Hellenic House. While at Hellenic House, the Minister met with members of the AHI leadership, including AHI Chairman James Marketos, AHI President Gene Rossides, and Executive Director Nick Larigakis.

During the meeting, the discussion centered on items of mutual interest. Mr. Kalafatis emphasized Greece’s interest in pursuing the area of energy and alternative energy resources and the role that it can play in the region.

"We were honored to have Minister Kalafatis visit Hellenic House. We look forward to working together in the future to facilitate common objectives to strengthen U.S. relations with Greece via business-related opportunities," said AHI President Gene Rossides.

Attached please find photograph from the Minister’s meeting with AHI.

From Left to Right: Nick Larigakis, Mr.Nikolaos Tritaris, Stavros Kalafatis, Gene Rossides, Karlos Gadis, and James Marketos.

###

For additional information, please contact Nick Larigakis at (202) 785-8430 or pr@ahiworld.org. For general information regarding the activities of AHI, please view our Web site at http://www.ahiworld.org.