On July 2, 2018, General Directorate of Regional Policy representatives visited the MBT. Mrs. D. Kanellopoulou and Mr. P. Thanou are responsible for the programs of Greece and Cyprus.

Mr. Thanou was responsible for the first Cohesion Fund during the period 2000-2004, when the first projects of the ITCI of Western Macedonia Region were implemente, and he was excited that the projects were not only completed but were in operation and achieving the contractual goals.

The tour was coordinated by the Director of Planning and Development of DIADYMA, Mr. K. Tsioptsias.