03 May, 2007
Better promotion of the tourist attractions in Crete, Cretan products and investment opportunities on the large southern Aegean island is the objective of a delegation's visit to the United States.
Among others, region of Crete Secretary Seraphim Tsokas, heading up a local government delegation, visited the US Congress in Washington and held meetings with Congressmen John Sarbanes and Gus Bilirakis. The delegation also visited the American Hellenic Institute.
Foreign diplomats, business people, representatives of the Greek-American community and journalists will have the opportunity to savor Cretan cuisine as guests of a dinner at the Greek embassy in Washington on Wednesday evening.
Source: Athens News Agency