ICAC Press Release - Minister Tsaftaris Pledges Support for 73rd Plenary Meeting

Date Posted: 02 Dec, 2013

H.E. Minsiter Tsaftaris, Minister of Rural Development and Food, Government of Greece (pictured in the middle), met with the executive director of ICAC, Terry Townsend (standing on the Minister's left) and the incoming executive director, José Sette (standing on the Minister's right). The meeting took place in Athens on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 and marked the beginning of preparations for the 73rd ICAC Plenary Meeting.
The Meeting will be held in the city of Thessaloniki during November 2-7, 2014. Minister Tsaftaris is himself a professor of biotechnology and a specialist in molecular breeding, and he has a strong interest in cotton technology. Furthermore, Thessaloniki is the Minister's home town.

The Minister noted that all papers have been signed authorizing full financial support for the meeting, and that he and his staff will ensure that arrangements for the meeting will be excellent in every aspect.

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