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This year too Romania dominated the European Under-23 Rowing Championships in Ioannina - Greece, winning 9 gold, one silver and two bronze medals in the finals this Sunday. The girls' squads won 5 gold medals, and the boys 4.
Greece will be the pleasant surprise of the Eurozone, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told a press conference today at at the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF).
He said that Greece will achieve its target for high growth rates and said that he did not espouse pessimistic forecasts concerning the global economy.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will lay the foundation stone for the first major private investment in Greece after the country's economic crisis on October 2, as implementation of Mytilineos SA's 300-million-euro investment in a new electricity production unit that will be fueled by natural gas gets under way at the Agios Nikolaos Energy Center in Viotia, central Greece.
Greece's finance minister will submit an official request to his eurozone peers this week to repay a loan to the International Monetary Fund, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told reporters on Sunday.
"The relevant request will be submitted by the finance minister to the Eurogroup on Friday," Mitsotakis said.
Greece's prime minister says financial reforms such as reducing taxes, fighting bureaucracy and attracting investment must be implemented before the country asks its creditors to agree to lower budget surpluses.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis laid out his economic program for the coming year during a speech at the Thessaloniki International Fair on Saturday.
Greece has one of the most attractive programs for foreign investors to acquire property. A comparative study by Portuguese property service company Imovirtual showed that Greece's Golden Visa program for the provision of a five-year residence permit is the second cheapest in the European Union and the fifth cheapest globally.