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Hon.Consul with Kenyan Marathon runner Miss Jemima Sumgong

The Hon. Consul of the Republic of Kenya in the Hellenic Republic, Mrs. Vicky Pantazopoulou, with Miss Jemima Sumgong, the Kenyan Marathoner, that together with the also Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge, was named by AIMS Best Marathon Runner for 2016. Both Kenyans won the gold medal of the Marathon Run in Rio 2016.

Religious tourism is developing between Kenya and Greece

The possibilities for religious tourism to be developed between Kenya and Greece become more and more obvious. Most Kenyans visit Greece to follow the steps of Saint Paul, their presence in the country being like a pilgrimage. Their itinerary often includes a visit to Cyprus and a cruise to Aegean islands like Patmos and Crete.

Education offers co-operation opportunities to Kenya and Greece

During her stay in Nairobi, the Hon. Consul of Kenya in Greece, Mrs. Vicky Pantazopoulou, had a long and fruitful discussion with Mrs. Dorcas B. Otieno, , OGW, a University of Nairobi Professor. Prof. Otieno is also founder and Chairperson of «Kenya Organization for Environmental Education», a NGO member of the international organization «Foundation for Environmental Education» (FEE), as well as member of various national and international committees.

Co-operation with Kenya Ports Authority

The Hon. Consul of Kenya in Greece, Mrs. Vicky Pantazopoulou, accompanied with representatives of Greek companies that participated at the Greek mission to Kenya, namely Mr. John Giannoutsikos (Viochalco S.A), Dr.  Hristos Solomonidis (Rogan Associates S.A.) and Mr. John Giannikouris  (Thermocool Environmental Technologies Ltd.) had a meeting in Nairobi with senior officers of Kenya Ports Authority, namely Mr. Edward M. Kamau, Gen. Manager Corporate Services, Mr. Symon K. Wahome, Manager Inland Container Depots, and Mr. Josphat K. Thiongo, Principal Operation Officer (ICDN).

Co-operation with the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry

The KNCCI Organizing Committee, undertaking all missions abroad of the Chamber, started operating to organize a successful investment and trade mission to Greece that will be headed by the Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Ambassador Amina Mohamed, and realized till the end of 2016.

Greek enterprises in Kenya

Considering the fact that several Greek companies have already established their Kenya branch and also estimating the great opportunities Kenya’s market can offer to Greek entrepreneurs, the Hon. Consul of Kenya in Greece, Mrs. Vicky Pantazopoulou, had a meeting with the Cabinet Secretary for Industry, Trade and Cooperatives, Hon. Adan Mohamed, EGH.