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09 May, 2001
Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, head of the Athens 2004 Olympics Organizing Committee (ATHOC), was the main speaker at a seminar organized by the Capital Link organization in New York on Tuesday, where she stressed that close ties were developing between Greece and the US for the better organization of the Olympic Games in 2004.
Other speakers included US Ambassador to Athens Nicholas Burns, who spoke warmly about Athens hosting the 2004 Games, expressing conviction that these would be a complete success. He also urged US business people to take advantage of this opportunity to invest in Greece.
An address had been made earlier by Athens Stock Exchange (ASE) president Panagiotis Alexakis, who spoke about investment opportunities on the Greek capital market.
The seminar was on "Investment in modern Greece" and was organized by Capital Link president Nikolas Bornozis and Lavipharm Group Executive Director Athanasios Lavidas, also president of the Greece-US Business Council.
Source: Athens News Agency