President Basescu: I am part of a category of people respected in Greece, that of sailors
President Traian Basescu, who attended the forum „Greece-Romania Economic Cooperation’ on Wednesday, made a brief resume of his activity.
„I am part of a category of people that is respected in Greece, that of sailors. I have been at sea for 12 years, of which 8 I was commander of a high tonnage oil tanker. I anchored in the Greek ports and I used to enjoy coming here whenever my work brought me to these places” Basescu said in a speech at the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
He also mentioned that he started his political career in 1991, that he was part of five governments as transport minister and that he was also Bucharest Mayor.
On Wednesday evening Base scu will meet the members of the Romanian community at the headquarters of Romania’s Embassy in Athens.