GIBA’s participation in the 9th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum

The President of ELINEPA Dr. Dimitrios Vassiliadis and the Film Producer and Director James Mimikos represented the Greek Indian Business Association (GIBA) in the 9th Annual Capital Link CSR Forum “Investments, Extroversion & Social Responsibility. Pillars for Sustainable Development” that took place on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 at Hilton Athens Hotel.    During the forum, …

Schengen visa applications in India raised by 16%, according to stats

During 2017, Schengen embassies located in India collected a record number of 920,699 uniform visa applications, up by 16% compared to the previous year, says VisaGuide.World. Schengen visa applications reached record levels in 2017, counting over than 16 million. Indians were clearly one of the largest population of all Schengen visa applicants. The latest statistics …

Schengen Visa Prices to Increase from January 2020

The Council of the European Union has approved on June 6, 2019, the proposed amendments on the Schengen visa code regulation to improve conditions for legitimate travelers.            Travelers in need of a short term Schengen Visa will need to pay a higher visa fee starting from January 2020. According to a press release of the …

Establishment of a Greek-Indian Business Association in Athens

Registration of the founding members in the newly established Greek Indian Business Association (GIBA) began via the online platform posted on the ELINEPA’s website. Founding members can be companies and individuals from Greece and India or from third countries if their business is focused on these countries. The deadline for the registration of founding members …

Conference on “Strengthening India-Europe Economic Relations: Opportunities and Way Forward”

India and EU have the potential to enhance bilateral trade from USD 141 billion (2017-18) to USD 200 billion by 2022 PHD Chamber PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised a Conference on “Strengthening India‐Europe Economic Relations: Opportunities and Way Forward” on April 5, 2019, at PHD Chamber, New Delhi to brainstorm on various opportunities …

84th TIF – Business Platform for Upgrading Relations between India and Greece

The 84th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) will be a business platform for the empowerment of the financial and commercial cooperation between India and Greece. This September’s TIF will host India as the Honoured Country. India boasts one of the largest and most rapidly growing economies in the world. At the presentation of the 84th TIF, …

The first “dish” of the 84th TIF is Indian and served at Detrop

Gastronomic event with the flavor of India in the context of the activities preceding the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), where India is the Honored Country. The dinner held in Detrop on Sunday night gave the first flavor of India, participating at the 84th TIF as the Honored Country. gave the dinner held in Detrop …

Indian tourists in Greece – growth over 80% in 2018

The number of Indian tourist arrivals in Greece grew over 80% in 2018, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry, and there are optimistic prospects for even higher growth in 2019. This shows the great interest of the Indians for Greece and its culture, as well as the efficiency of the Greek Tourism Organization’s program to …

India to be Honoured Country at Thessaloniki International Trade Fair 2019

India is the honoured country at the 84th Thessaloniki International Trade Fair, which will be held from 7-15 September 2019. The announcement was made by the President of India Ram Nath Kovind during his state visit to Greece on 18 and 19 June 2018. He informed his Greek counterpart President Prokopis Pavlopoulos at the Presidential …