Greek government

Mitsotakis pledges to move fast with creation of permanent migrant centre in Lesvos

The Greek government will move swiftly with a tender for the construction of a new up-to-standard center for the reception and identification of migrants on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday.

Greece nixes Turkey treaty change bid

The Greek government Tuesday dismissed the latest call by Turkey for a renegotiation of the Lausanne Treaty of 1923, which set out the modern borders between the two countries, noting that the only difference between Athens and Ankara, which can be addressed in the context of exploratory contacts, is the delimitation of the maritime zones.

Schools could possibly reopen Jan. 8, says spokesman

Greek government spokesman Stelios Petsas said Saturday that "it is possible" schools will open again on January 8.

The reopening of schools is "a priority" for the government, Petsas told TV station Open.

Petsas added that when schools reopen, it will be for all classes and not just elementary schools.

Greeks can now get official docs on their phones

A new app allows citizens to access electronic documents using the state's open data platform. 

More specifically, the online platform of the Greek government (gov.gr) can now be accessed on tablets and smartphones with gov.App, which helps citizens to get hold of documents ranging from simple authorizations to registration deeds, facilitating transactions with the state.

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