12 December, 2006
Greece's Tourism Development Minister Fanny Palli-Petralia is currently in Washington for a working visit during which she will have meetings with members of the U.S. Administration, the Congress, mass media representatives as well as leading officials of the American tourism sector.
On Monday, she will inaugurate an exhibition titled "The hidden children of occupied Greece", which will be held at the Greek Embassy in Washington.
On Wednesday, Minister Palli-Petralia will have a working luncheon with U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns at the State Department, and she will also address an event at the Woodrow Wilson Center.
On Thursday, she will attend a working luncheon with travel agents and cultural editors to whom she will expound on the advantages of the Greek tourism industry and the great possibilities which Greece offers as a destination for alternative forms of tourism.
On Friday, she will go to the White House where she will have a working luncheon with President George W. Bush's homeland security advisor Frances Townsend.
Source: Athens News Agency