Greece
Calamos Supports GreeceCalamos Supports Greece
GreekReporter.com Greek News Archaeology Greek Infrastructure Minister: 'Antiquities Can Co-Exist with Thessaloniki Metro'

Greek Infrastructure Minister: 'Antiquities Can Co-Exist with Thessaloniki Metro'

metro-thessalonikisIt is technically feasible to maintain archaeological finds unearthed during the prolonged excavations for a new metro in the northern city of Thessaloniki and at the same time to complete the necessary underground tunnels, Infrastructure and Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis said.
He made the statement while touring a metro construction site on Venizelou avenue, where the bulk of antiquities have been discovered. The relevant minister was accompanied by Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris and the chief executive of Attiko Metro – the company undertaking the project – Christos Tsitouras.
“The archaeological finds are very important … I believe archaeologists and the mechanical engineers will come up with the best solutions to secure everything you see around you, which is a treasure for Thessaloniki and the country, and … to build the station without harming the artifacts. I believe it’s technically very feasible and it will help the image of Thessaloniki,” the minister said.
(Source: ANA-MPA)

See all the latest news from Greece and the world at Greekreporter.com. Contact our newsroom to report an update or send your story, photos and videos. Follow GR on Google News and subscribe here to our daily email!





Related Posts