Greek Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister for Economic Diplomacy and Extroversion Kostas Fragogiannis will pay a two-day visit to Gjirokaster (Argyrokastro) in southern Albania as of Wednesday to boost Greek-Albanian collaboration in intra-border issues of common interest.
Fragogiannis’s visit also aims to support the local Greek business community, and is by invitation of Albanian Tourism & Environment Minister Mirela Kumbaro. The two ministers will first meet privately and on Thursday jointly inaugurate the trade show held by the local trade chambers of Ioannina and Gjirokaster.
The Greek minister is also scheduled to visit the facilities of businesses owned by ethnic Greeks in the region, and will hold a working meeting with business owners at the General Consulate of Gjirokaster.
Other scheduled meetings Fragogiannis will hold iin the city are with Orthodox Metropolitan Demetrius, mayors of several cities, the regional governor of the metropolis, and the head of the ‘Omonia’ ethnic Greek minority of Albania.