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The BoD members of the Hellenic-Swedish Chamber of Commerce organized a Business Luncheon with Guest of Honor Mr. Stavros Theodorakis, the Founder of the Political Party "To Potami".


The 1st Greece-Sweden Business Forum was an unprecedented success with over 200 senior professionals attending the event. Former Prime Minister of Sweden Mr. Göran Persson was the guest of honor and main speaker at the event, while key note speakers included Greek Minister of Tourism, Ms. Olga Kefalogiannis, and the Swedish Ambassador to Greece, Mrs. Charlotte Wrangberg. The discussions focused on strengthening tourism development between the two countries, developing stronger commercial relations in the export product industry of Greece and promoting green technologies for a cleaner environment. The Chairman of the Hellenic-Swedish Chamber of Commerce, Mr. John D. Saracakis, in his opening speech at the Forum discussed the relations between the two countries, stressing that:

The BoD members of the Hellenic-Swedish Chamber of Commerce organized on the 8th of November, 2014 at the Athens Club, a Business Luncheon with Guest of Honor Mr. George Stathakis, Member of the Hellenic Parliament, SYRIZA Party and Professor at the University of Crete.

Former Prime Minister of Sweden Mr. Göran Persson was the guest of honor and main speaker at the 1st Greece-Sweden Business Forum. Mr Göran Persson, who served as Prime Minister of Sweden for a decade, took over the helm of the Scandinavian country in 1996, with the economy "in a terrible situation". Before addressing an inspirational speech at the Forum, in an interview in Greece's leading newspaper Kathimerini, he explained the main steps that his government took to bring the deficit under 3 percent, halve the unemployment rate and bolster Sweden's productivity rate in Greece's leading daily newspaper Kathimerini.

When he was asked on the first steps he took towards changing the situation of the Swedish economy he replied:

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