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Cooperation possibilities in energy, construction, technology dominate Deputy FM meetings in Tel Aviv and Ramallah

The upgrading of the economic and trade relations as well as the attraction of investments particularly in energy, technology, tourism and construction dominated the meetings of Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Mardas during his visit to Israel and Palestine after the High Cooperation Council of Greece-Israel held in Tel Aviv on Wednesday.

On Thursday, Mardas met with the caretaker minister of European issues of Palestine Amal Zatu in Ramallah with whom he discussed the potential of cooperation in the sectors of construction, building and commodities.

Zatu, according to an announcement, expressed her pleasure over Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' statements during the signing of the agreements with Israel. Palestine expressed interest in Greece's participation in the construction of one of the industrial zones and requested the offering of knowhow on the development of Palestine's tourism market.

Mardas also presented the potential and opportunities that the Greek economy offers to 13 Israeli entrepreneurs. In the context of the meeting held at the Greek Embassy in Tel Aviv, Mardas discussed in detail the potential of the cooperation between Greece and Israel in the trade sector. According to the same announcement, the Israeli businessmen expressed interest in investments in Greece and particularly in the sectors of trade, technology, energy and tourism.

Afterwards, Mardas had a meeting with the president of the Commerce Chambers of Israel with whom he discussed the possibility of upgrading the bilateral trade relations.