Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias met on Monday with the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates, Sulaiman Hamed Salem Almazroui, at the Ministry of Tourism.
During the meeting, they underlined the excellent bilateral relations and the common will to deepen cooperation between the two countries in the tourism sector.
The UAE ambassador praised the strong momentum of Greek tourism and Greece's pandemic management, noting his country's interest in investing in the tourism sector.
The Minister of Tourism thanked the Ambassador and pointed out that the Greek government has intensified its efforts to create a favourable investment climate.
Kikilias stressed the success of the Emirates Dubai-Athens-New York air connection, which operates 12 months a year, while in the context of the tourist development of Thessaloniki and Central Macedonia, they also discussed the possibility of connecting Dubai with Thessaloniki.