Ruling PASOK party secretary Michalis Kahrimakis met on Monday with visiting Brazilian Senator and former Democratic Labour Party (PDT) presidential candidate Cristovam Buarque.
The PASOK official briefed Buarque on Greece's current political and economic situation and on Prime Minister George Papandreou and the government's efforts to lead the country out of the current economic crisis.

On his part, the Brazilian senator underlined the importance that Greece represents for his country and proposed the strengthening of relations between PASOK and the PDT.

Buarque also handed presented an invitation on the part of Brazilian President Dilma Roussef to PM Papandreou to visit Brazil next June.