Monday, December 03, 2007

R.I. officials to meet with Greek ambassador to U.S.

December 2, 2007

PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Greece's ambassador to the U.S. is meeting with state officials to bolster relations between his country and Rhode Island.

On Sunday, Ambassador Alexandros Mallias, was scheduled to take part in an evening reception sponsored by the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Cranston, the St. Spyridon Greek Church in Newport and the Assumption Greek Orthodox in Pawtucket.

On Monday, Mallias will meet with Gov. Don Carcieri and officials from the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation.

State Sen. Leonidas Raptakis said Mallias has worked to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Greece.


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