Reshuffle back on the cards as PM unveils plans for Greek industryPoliticsGreek Politics
The government appears to be moving towards a limited reshuffle, as the lifting of the lockdown nears its completion.
PM declares tourism season open, rules out new lockdownPoliticsGreek Politics
Greece is gradually reopening to the world from Monday, aiming to attract as many tourists as possible while preventing any major coronavirus outbreak in the country.
Leaders clash over economy as PM looks on bright side of Eurogroup assessmentPoliticsGreek Politics
As it has been for the past few weeks, the economy proved to be the main political battleground on Friday, when Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and opposition leader Alexis Tsipras battled it out in Parliament.
EU funds seen as cushioning Covid-19 impact, giving govt fiscal spacePoliticsGreek Politics
Greece took another step towards normality on Monday as primary schools reopened along with a range of business, including hotels and catering firms, as the number of deaths from the coronavirus reached 177.
Govt pushes tourism message, digests EU stimulus proposalPoliticsGreek Politics
The Greek government, which stands to gain up to 32 billion euros in grants and loans from the Recovery Fund proposed by the European Commission, continues to keep the re-opening of the tourism sector at the top of the its agenda.
Govt and opposition stake out positions on pandemic impact measuresPoliticsGreek Politics
As Greece gradually lifts its emergency measures, the main political parties are using the opportunity to clarify their positions on several key issues to do with managing the pandemic and its aftermath.
Opposition picks holes in latest measures to mitigate economic impact from pandemicPoliticsGreek Politics
Opposition parties have criticised the government’s latest package of measures to support the economy, suggesting that it is too weak an intervention and will lead to wage cuts for many employees.
Govt lays out recovery plan to October, launches tourism roadmapPoliticsGreek Politics
The Greek government presented on Wednesday the components of its support package for cushioning the economic impact of the first wave of the pandemic and laying the groundwork for an autumn recovery, in a briefing which covered fiscal measures, investment and employment.
PM set to unveil support package, as ND cements poll leadPoliticsGreek Politics
Kyriakos Mitsotakis is set to launch the government’s updated pandemic support package in a TV address this afternoon detailing measures for employment and the economy into the autumn, as well as an action plan on tourism.
Greece gears up to secure slice of smaller tourism pie this summerPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is set to announce on Wednesday how Greece plans to re-open its tourism sector, a move that is seen by the government as vital to dampening the economic impact of Covid-19 this year.