Greece’s PM vows to expedite reforms in first cabinet meeting for 2024

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Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced new plans to combat rising supermarket prices and illegal construction on Tuesday during his first cabinet meeting of the year.

According to Ekathimerini, this announcement follows a government mini-reshuffle last week, emphasising the need to accelerate the reform agenda.

Government cabinet meeting in Athens, Greece. Photo Bloomberg Nick Paleologos AFP Getty Images.
Government cabinet meeting in Athens, Greece. Photo: Bloomberg / Nick Paleologos / AFP / Getty Images.

Mitsotakis stated that he and Greece’s Development Minister, Kostas Skrekas would announce a series of concrete steps today to combat profiteering, aiming to reduce the effect of inflation.

“This is a new start for the government but the goal remains the same: significant reforms aimed squarely at improving day-to-day life for every Greek woman and man,” Mitsotakis said in his opening statement.

Mitsotakis has declared that new zoning maps will also be created for 800 towns around the nation using resources from the Recovery Fund.

Source: Ekathimerini

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