The Planning and Port Developmnt Committee convened under the chairmanship of Marine Affairs, Islands and Fisheries ministry secretary general N. Litinas on Monday and decided that the following projects will go ahead:

1. The Exhibition-Convention and International Business Centre OLP SA.

2. The Southern Side of the Passenger Port of Piraeus to be extended so as to serve the new places for the cruiseships.

3. For the 5 "star" hotel complex in the port zone of OLP SA.

Marine Affairs, Islands and Fisheries Minister Yiannis Diamantidis said among other things in a statement that they are growth measures,

they will provide vivacity and growth in the economy and will also provide many new jobs.