Relief for the victims of the recent fires
27/08/2007 - Press Releases
The General Council of the Bank of Greece, which convened
extraordinarily on Sunday 26 August 2007 by invitation of its Chairman Mr
Nicholas C. Garganas, expresses its profound sorrow for the victims of the
recent fires ravaging the country and for the enormous economic and ecological
disaster they have caused. It was decided that the Bank will contribute the
amount of €5,000,000 to the restoration effort and the aid of victims.
By virtue of Ministry of Economy and Finance decision
2/53006/27.08.2007, a "Hellenic Republic-Relief Account for Fire Victims" with ΙΒΑΝ
GR9801000230000002341103053 and SWIFT/BIC: BNGRGRAA has already been opened at
the Bank of Greece, Government Accounts Section.
The above mentioned contribution of the Bank was deposited in
this account, which will also receive any amounts deposited for this purpose by
individuals and institutions with banks in Greece and abroad.