ECB Press Release

PRESS RELEASE - ECB recognises partners' valuable contribution to the smooth introduction of the euro banknotes and coins 5 February.

The European Central Bank (ECB) yesterday hosted a meeting of the international partners of its Euro 2002 Information Campaign. Those participating represented companies and business organisations from the retail, banking, travel and tourism sectors.

Dr. Willem F. Duisenberg, President of the ECB, congratulated all the Euro 2002 Information Campaign partners "for