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PM Samaras meets with global investment firms in New York City
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras met with twenty high-level officials from the largest global investment funds, in New York City, on Wednesday.
Samaras is on a three-day official visit to the United States that includes a meeting with President Barack Obama on Thursday.
The companies represented manage investment portfolios totalling among them 850 billion euros. Discussion focused on new investment opportunities in basic economy sectors and on the economic prospects of Greece.
A number of the companies represented are already active in Greece, while others exprssed interest in future involvement.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Development Minister Notis Mitarakis and advisors to the prime minister, as well as Invest in Greece managing director Stefanos Isaias.