Your Excellency the President of the Republic,
I am honoured to welcome you this evening at the Annual General Assembly of the Federation of Greek Industries (
The country is at a decisive moment; a moment, when we have to seek new terms and conditions that will enable Greek economy to bridge its gaps and find its way forward.
The new reality calls into question what we have so far considered as self-evident. It commands that we re-evaluate mentalities; measure up to our weaknesses; redefine our rights and obligations. It is to this need for profound changes that I will refer in my address this evening.
There is no doubt that the successful Olympic games organisation, declaring the year 2005 as a Competitiveness year and other correct choices made by all the governments in the last few years, could positively affect economic activity.
I would mention some typical examples: Cleaner and greener than ever before,
We attain self-confidence when we see our dreams come true.