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Government Opens Tender Procedure for Egnatia Odos Concession

The Greek privatisation agency opened a tender procedure for a concession to run Egnatia Odos; a motorway running from west to east, in northern Greece. The contract is part of a privatisation process launched by Greece under a multi-billion euro...

Italians to Walk Ancient Egnatia Road from Thessaloniki to Kavala

A group of Italian researchers and students are to walk the ancient Egnatia Odos (Egnatia Road) from Thessaloniki to Kavala, in an effort to revive the ancient thoroughfare as a hiking trail of civilization, from Durres to Constantinople. The project...

Greek National Highway on Sale for €100 Million

Egnatia Odos, one of Greece's longest and newest national highways, is to be sold for 100 million euros, when its construction cost was 6.5 billion euros, according to a newspaper report. Efimerida ton Syntakton newspaper says that the privatization of...

Philippi's Strong Candidacy for UNESCO World Heritage Monuments List

Greece will travel to the 40th annual meeting of UNESCO World Heritage in Istanbul with a positive recommendation that will probably include the archaeological site of Philippi in the list of the World Heritage monuments. The meeting will take place...

Greek Peach Farmers Request Meeting With PM Samaras

Greek peach farmers, who during the summer of 2014 suffered significant loses due to the Russian embargo imposed on European Union products, demanded a meeting with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, while they have already warned that if the 33-million-euro...

More Tolls On Greek Roads

It has been reported that 43 new toll stations will be established on the national highways within the next years, a fact that will result in a rapid cost increase for the citizens using the roads. It is expected that...