Greece’s Minister of Finance to address Greek Australians during online conference

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Greece’s Minister of Finance, Christos Staikouras, will take part in a special Zoom conference with the Greek diaspora in Australia on Tuesday, March 16 at 5pm.

Mr Staikouras is the next speaker of the Greek Australian Dialogue Series, which has been organised by Katia Gkikiza, Trade Commissioner of Greece in Australia, Consulate General of Greece in Sydney, and Paul Nicolaou, Director of the Business Leaders Council, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

During the Zoom session, the Minister will talk about the Greek Government’s strategies in bolstering Greece’s business environment, diversifying production, fostering productivity through investment and innovation, and boosting employment, as key areas to drive the post COVID-19 recovery.

Mr Staikouras will underline that a resilient, inclusive and sustainable recovery will require international co-operation.

During the presentation, the Minister will also present Greece’s recovery plan, which will focus on 12 key areas, and the government’s priorities including transitioning to greener practices, digital transformation and enhancing skills and productivity.

The Minister will articulate that reducing inequalities and fighting poverty are essential to ensuring the success of his Government’s efforts and that Greece will also be required to address new challenges created by the COVID-19 crisis, including the need to improve and strengthen public health systems.

Following his presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask the Minister a question in the Q&A session.

Details for the video conference:

Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2021.
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM (AEDT – NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas)
Link: Zoom link will be forwarded to you after you RSVP

To RSVP, please email paul.nicolaou@australianchamber.com.au as soon as possible to secure your place in this video conference.

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