On September 6, 2014 Ambassador of Ukraine to the HellenicRepublic H.E. Mr. Volodymyr Shkurov took part in the official opening ceremony of the 79th International Trade Fair in Thessaloniki.
At the sidelines of the Fair Ambassador held a meetings with the senior political leadership of the Hellenic Republic and with the representatives of the region`s church authorities.
In the framework of the event Ambassador officially inaugurated the stand `Ukraine` and gave the live interview to the Greek TV `Vergina`.
In opening ceremony of the stand `Ukraine` participated delegation of the representatives of the Odessa regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry headed by the Vice-President Mr. V.Shpyrko, members of the Greek-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry headed by President Mr. A.Oikonomou, employees of the Consulate General of Ukraine in the Thessaloniki as well as numerous visitors.
On the same day, within the framework of the 79th TIF HELEXPO was held Ukrainian - Greek economic round table with participation of business representatives from Odessa region and Chambers Group for the Development of Greek Islands (E.O.A.E.N.).