ND leader sets task for business

Industrialists on Tuesday asked opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis for bold interventions in the economic sector, and the New Democracy leader responded at the general meeting of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV), committing himself to leading the country to growth boosted by investments.

The center-right politician called on businesses to rise to the challenge and show foreign investors that they trust their own country by repatriating corporate funds of 10 billion euros currently sitting in banks abroad.

"The restructuring of the country concerns all of us. That is why we have to tackle it as a bridge we all have to cross together. I therefore expect enterprises to respond to this call for creative patriotism," Mitsotakis said at the SEV meeting.

"First of all I expect corporate deposits to return to Greece. Today medium-sized and large...

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