The preparations for India’s presence at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) in September as an honoured country dominated a meeting between the regional governor, Apostolos Tzitzikostas, the chairman of Helexpo SA, Tasos Tzikas, the secretary of the Indian Trade Promotion Organisation, S.R. Sahoo, and the organisation’s executive member V.P. Malik.
During the meeting, it was announced that a total of 120 businesses from India will come to Thessaloniki.
Tzitzikostas said it was very important that Thessaloniki will host its international fair with India as the honoured country. “We feel very close to India and its culture,” he said, referring to Greece’s ties with India and the keen interest in business cooperation, as well as cooperation in the fields of culture, energy, new technologies, etc.
At the same time, he expressed the interest of the Region of Central Macedonia in signing a cooperation agreement with an Indian region, possibly that of New Delhi.