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RCCI inks MOU with Greek- Pakistan Chamber of Commerce (GPCCI)

RAWALPINDI: A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was inked between Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) and Greek- Pakistan Chamber of Commerce (GPCCI) on Tuesday, in order to encourage bilateral trade relations and to jointly assist the business segments of both the countries. President GPCCI Maria Rubina Markopoulou on this instance highlighted RCCI’s endeavors, which consist of assisting traders and supporting trade activities within the country. She stated that, this MOU would provide a basis for…

Ancient shipwrecks found in Greek waters tell tale of trade routes

FOURNI, Greece: Archaeologists in Greece have discovered at least 58 shipwrecks, many laden with antiquities, in what they say may be the largest concentration of ancient wrecks ever found in the Aegean and possibly the whole of the Mediterranean. The wrecks lie in the small island archipelago of Fournoi, in the Eastern Aegean, and span a huge period from ancient Greece right through to the 20th century. Most are dated to the Greek, Roman and Byzantine eras. Although shipwrecks can be seen together in the Aegean, until…

Greek authorities urge vigilance over West Nile fever outbreak

Three people have died from West Nile fever after an outbreak in Athens which has infected 60 people this year, Greek authorities said Friday, indicating they were monitoring the situation carefully. "Since last week, we have registered 17 new cases," of the mosquito-borne disease, the Greek centre for disease control and prevention (Keelpno) said. Sixty cases have been recorded since the start of the year, with 16 people still in hospital, including four in intensive care, Keelpno added. The bulk of infections have…

Greek police arrest suspect behind parcel bomb attacks on EU officials

ATHENS: Greek authorities have arrested a man believed to have been involved in parcel bombs mailed to European Union officials and former Greek prime minister Lucas Papademos earlier this year, police said on Saturday. In March, police intercepted eight suspect packages at an Athens postal sorting centre after the dispatch of booby-trapped parcels to the International Monetary Fund in Paris and the German Finance Ministry. Read More: US bans electronic devices on flights from 10 countries One parcel, mailed to former…