Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras travels to Brussels to take part in the Eurogroup meeting.

PASOK President Evangelos Venizelos to visit the Development Ministry.

Athens metro workers to stage a 24-hour strike, while the Kifissia-to-Piraeus electric railway and the tram will only run between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

The office of the European Commission in Greece is organizing an event on “Horizon 2020: The new program of the EU on research and technology in the 2014-2020 period,” at the European Parliament building in Athens (8 Amalias) from 9.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will be followed at 2 p.m. by an event on digital skills and competitiveness. (Info: [email protected], 210.677.2129)

The US Embassy in Athens and its Consular Section, the US Consulate General in Thessaloniki, and all US government offices in Greece will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King’s birthday, a US national holiday.

Bank of Greece issues its 2012 results.


Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras to participate in a meeting of the European Union’s Economic and Financial Council (ECOFIN).

SYRIZA chief Alexis Tsipras will deliver a speech at the Brookings Institute in New York on the Greek economic crisis.

PASOK’s Evangelos Venizelos to visit the Foreign Ministry.

Cyprus presidential candidate Giorgos Lillikas to hold a political rally at the Athens Concert Hall at 8 p.m., with the support of the Hellenic Cultural Association of Cypriots in Greece and the Movement of Greek Lawyers for National Issues. In the context of his visit, Lillikas will meet President Karolos Papoulias, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, Parliament Speaker Evangelos Meimarakis and PASOK President Evangelos Venizelos. (Info: 210.338.7582,

Hellenic Statistical Authority to publish the construction material price index data for December 2012.


PASOK’s Evangelos Venizelos meets Health Minister Andreas Lykourentzos.

Merchant Marine Minister Constantinos Mousouroulis to host a meeting with the board of the Central Union of Greek Municipalities.

The head of listed Marfin Investment Group, Andreas Vgenopoulos, will host a press conference about the recourse of MIG to an international court of arbitration against the Republic of Cyprus to protect its investment in Cyprus Popular Bank, at 1.30 p.m. at the Athens Hilton Hotel.


The Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung foundation are organizing an event titled “The Content of Growth,” from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Benaki Museum’s Pireos Street annex, Athens. (Info:

The Leadership Committee of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce is organizing the Leadership Forum 2013, whose theme this year is “Talent & Mobility: Redefining Leadership in Greece,” at the American School of Classical Studies. (Info: 210.699.3559,


Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) to issue its provisional data for November 2012 on trade transactions.

The Mostra Rota & Giftshow exhibition of homeware, gifts, jewelry and accessories opens at the Metropolitan Expo, by the Athens International Airport. To Monday, January 28. (Info:


The Panhellenic Federation of Property Owners (POMIDA) organizes its 30th Panhellenic Conference at the Acropol Theater, 9-11 Ippocratous, Athens, from 10 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.

The Bride Line 2013 exhibition on wedding and christening apparel and accessories opens at the Mediterranean Exhibition Center at Paeania, eastern Attica. To Monday, January 28. Open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Info: