US Diplomat D. Burger Meets with Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Gov. to Discuss US Investment

October 20, 2020

THESSALONIKI — The Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of the United States of America in Athens, David Burger, met on Tuesday with Eastern Macedonia and Thrace governor Christos Metios, as part of his visit to the region, together with the new US Consul-General in Thessaloniki, Elizabeth Lee.

Following the recent visit of Assistant Secretary Bureau of Energy Resources Frank Fannon to Komotini and Kavala, Burger had a meeting with Metios to discuss "deepening US investment and engagement in this beautiful and storied region of Greece," the US Embassy posted on Twitter.

In another tweet, Burger said: "I am very pleased to meet with Mayor Yiannis Garanis to discuss how we can work together to promote and develop vibrant Komotini, a model of peaceful coexistence and diversity."


ATHENS - Greece has significant export opportunities in the Hungarian market in the field of industrial and pharmaceutical products, as well as in the agri-food sector.

Top Stories


ASTORIA – The Pancyprian Choir of NY held its first meeting of 2022 and shared best wishes for the New Year with their annual cutting of the traditional vasilopita at Dionysos Taverna in Astoria on January 24.


BRONX, NY – In a festive atmosphere, the traditional cutting of the vasilopita was held by the Northern Chios Society of Pelineon Agia Markella in the community hall of Zoodohos Peghe Greek Orthodox Church in the Bronx on January 23.


ATHENS – A major snow storm that had been predicted for days still caught residents in Greece offguard and the New Democracy government scrambling for answers as to why motorists were stuck for hours on major roads.


Human Chain Formed to Help After Pittsburgh Bridge Collapse

PITTSBURGH — A 50-year-old bridge spanning a ravine collapsed in Pittsburgh early Friday, requiring rescuers to rappel nearly 150 feet (46 meters) while others formed a human chain to reach occupants of a dangling bus.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.