If New Democracy wins the July 7 elections, Kyriakos Mitsotakis plans to table his first key bills as prime minister this September, initiating the reform effort he hopes will boost the economy and his chances of convincing the creditors to lower Greece’s fiscal targets.
The parties are finalizing their candidate lists ahead of the July 7 elections as two opinion polls show that New Democracy maintains a large lead of 7.6 to 8 points over SYRIZA.
Turnover indices for the services sector recorded an improvement in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) figures showed on Friday.
The annual Digital News Report by the Reuters institute, which aims to dissect how news is consumed in various countries, has highlighted the fractured nature of Greeces' news landscape and how popular social media is as source of information.
The formal process of dissolving Parliament and setting in motion early elections in Greece was completed at the beginning of this week. Attention can now turn to the campaign across the country.