The Diplomatic Society

  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size

82nd Thessaloniki International Trade Fair

23 September 2017

The South African Embassy in Greece had a stand at the 82nd Thessaloniki International Trade Fair from 9-17 September 2017, a fair which has political significance in addition to its commercial importance.

Photo: Ms Dina Kapoutsis, Trade and Information Assistant, HE Ambassador Marthinus van Schalkwyk, Mr Ahmed Seedat, Counsellor at the South African stand

For decades it has played a key role in further strengthening the economic and diplomatic relations between all the participating countries.

The stand was decorated with posters and tourism promotional material.

The Embassy staff distributed brochures and dealt with trade and tourism enquiries. Under the Embassy stand there were four local importers/agents of South African products.

Ambassador Marthinus van Schalkwyk and the Embassy’s Counsellor, Mr Ahmed Seedat, accompanied by the South African Honorary Consul, Mr Vasilis Takas, attended the opening ceremony inaugurated by the Greek Prime Minister Mr Alexis Tsipras.

South African Embassy in Athens, Greece




September 2017 Edition





South Africa and Vietnam accelerate trade 12 September 2017 South Africa and Vietnam have agreed to fast track trade relations. This emerged during SA Minister of International Relations and... <|> BRICS: Stronger Partnership for a Brighter Future 12 September 2017 The 9th BRICS Summit was successfully held in Xiamen, China from 3 to 5 September 2017. Chinese President Xi Jinping chaired the... <|> Seeking trade opportunities in Russia 11 September 2017 Local companies have been urged to look for trade opportunities in the Russian market. Minister Plenipotentiary at the South Africa Embassy... <|> Seeking study opportunities 14 September 2017 A delegation from China recently visited the Pearson Institute for Higher Education in Ashlea Gardens Pretoria, to talk about study opportunities for... <|> Celebration of the National Day of Brazil 14 September 2017 The Embassy of Brazil in Pretoria held a reception in celebration of Brazil’s National Day on September 7th. The event was attended by... <|> Easing travel regulations between South Africa and Kenya 3 May 2016 South Africa and Kenya have announced measures that will make travelling between the two countries easier. South African Home... <|> 17th Annual Regional Seminar on International Humanitarian Law 14 September 2017 The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) and the International Committee of the Red Cross... <|> 2017 Gerard Sekoto award 14 September 2017 On Wednesday 13 September 2017, Ambassador of France to South Africa, H.E. Mr. Christophe Farnaud attended the 2017 L’Atelier art awards in... <|> Jamaica’s 55th Independence Celebrations 15 September 2017 On 2 September 2017, Jamaica’s High Commissioner, H.E. Cheryl Spencer and Staff hosted a Reception in celebration of Jamaica’s 55th... <|> Gusen: Granite and death, memory and oblivion 18 September 2017 The opening ceremony of the exhibition "Gusen: Granite and death, memory and oblivion" took place on 7 September 2017 at the... <|>
© copyright 2011-2017| The Diplomatic Society| All Rights Reserved.