Samaras announces key shadow ministers

first_imgNew Democracy (ND) leader Antonis Samaras on Sunday announced his  core “shadow cabinet’ yesterday.Former minister Dimitris Avramopoulos was designated shadow foreign minister while Costas Tasoulas was designated shadow defence minister.Yiannis Vroutsis has been designated shadow minisiter for labor and social security while former minister Costis Hatzidakis assumes the development and competitiveness portfolio.The domestic affairs and public administration portfolio has been assigned to Christos Zois, and the citizens’ protection portfolio was assigned to Nikos Dendias.Samaras has retained the economy portfolio for himself with two deputy shadow ministers assisting him. Christos Staikouras will deal with economic policy while Theodoros Karaoglou will deal with taxation issues.Meanwhile, New Democracy press spokesperson Panos Panagiotopoulos announced that the main opposition will take part in the meeting of the political party leaders, to be convened on Tuesday by President of the Republic Karolos Papoulias following a request by prime minister George Papandreou.New Democracy, he said, has always and continues to seek cooperation among the political forces of the country on the major issues that concern all the citizens and determine the country’s course.The New Democracy parliamentary group will also meet in on Tuesday to discuss “the Greek economy and global economic crisis”. Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more

New York NY – Lladró the worldrenowned creator

first_imgNew York, NY – Lladró, the world-renowned creator of artistic porcelain sculptures, announces its first online auction, a rare opportunity for collectors all over the world to bid on fourteen special pieces carefully selected and signed by firm founder Juan Lladró. Commencing on December 4th and through December 10th, participants will be able to make their bids on www.lladro.com for a chance to own iconic pieces of the Spanish porcelain brand. Starting prices will be announced on Lladró´s website on December 4th.All of the sculptures available at auction are exclusive limited editions. Within the 14 pieces there is the one of a kind treasure, Allegory to the peace, a sculpture so special it was never introduced or available for sale. www.lladro.comlast_img