Greek gov’t prioritizes health sector, police hirings
Seeking to highlight his government's intention to improve the daily lives of citizens as a matter of priority, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitstotakis reaffirmed his intentions yesterday to proceed with thousands of hirings in the health and law enforcement sectors over a six-month period starting this year.
According to an announcement by the Maximos Mansion, Mitsotakis, who convened an inter-ministerial meeting Thursday, has called for the hiring by the Supreme Council for Civil Personnel Selection (ASEP) - which is responsible for public sector staffing - of 2,450 people by the Health Ministry that had been planned but never implemented. Of this number, 1,116 will fill nursing positions as part of the bid to deal with chronic shortcomings in state health services.
An equally important goal is the hiring of 1,500 policemen in the DIAS motorcycle unit by the year's end, as...