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Thessaloniki Summit to Be Held on the Internet

November 2, 2020

THESSALONIKI — The Thessaloniki Summit 2020 will be held entirely on the internet with the participation of over 60 speakers on November 5 and 6 due to the increase of coronavirus incidents in Thessaloniki and according to health protocols, the organisers announced on Monday.

The Summit organised by the Federation of Industries of Greece in cooperation with Delphi Economic Forum will open on Thursday 5 November at 12:00 with a videotaped message of the President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou.

The first day of the summit will end with the thematic unit scheduled at 20:10 on the European accession course of the western Balkans, with guest speakers including Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the Prime Minister of North Macedonia Zoran Zaev, of Serbia, Ana Brnabic, of Bulgaria, Boiko Borisov, and of Albania, Edi Rama, as well as the European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi.

The second day of the Summit will begin with the remarks of European Commission Vice President Magaritis Schinas, while issues such as the pandemic, climate change, foreign investments in northern Greece and digital transformation of the Greek economy, upgrading of industry, energy and infrastructure and interconnectivity will be discussed.

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