The Deputy Prime Minister in charge of economic affairs, coordination of economic departments and investments Fatmir Bytyqi, today addressed the event of the first trade mission of companies from the Republic of Greece to the Republic of Macedonia, organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Macedonia and the American-Greek Chamber of Commerce.
In addition to Deputy Prime Minister Bytyqi, the event was also addressed by the US Ambassador to our country Kate Marie Byrnes, and David Burger, Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy in Greece.
The first trade mission of companies from the Republic of Greece to the Republic of Macedonia, organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Macedonia and the American-Greek Chamber of Commerce brought together more than 30 companies from both countries that were presented opportunities for cooperation and expanding their potential for development based on the investment opportunities offered by our country, through various state aid programs and through the Law on Strategic Investments.
In his address, Bytyqi said that in the past years we have witnessed the full potential of friendships and how it can be beneficial to all when good intentions and understanding are put before disagreements.
As we see the growth of economic cooperation between the two countries, I am convinced that there is a lot of potential for further expansion and I hope that today we will open the door by sharing ideas and investment opportunities. This Government sees the business sector and investors in our country as partners. We build strong and honest relationships and that brings results, he said.
He underlined that Macedonia is attractive country for investments that will bring a prosperous future for our country and the region.