Akis Skertsos

Cabinet to discuss same-sex marriage bill on Wednesday

Draft laws on same-sex marriage and on reforming the court system will be on the agenda for discussion by the cabinet on Wednesday. 

State Minister Akis Skertsos is set to present the bill on marriage equality while Justice Minister Giorgos Floridis and Deputy Minister Yiannis Bougas will present a bill on judicial reforms.

SETE conference: Challenges to destination sustainability

Policies related to the sustainability of Greek destinations and actions assumed by tourism businesses will play a catalytic role in the near future, Greek ministers told the congress of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) on Tuesday. 

SETE's one-day annual conference related to a productive dialog for the next day in tourism titled "Reframing Tourism." 

Skertsos: Greek government maintains firm stance on red lines

State Minister Akis Skertsos said on Monday that Greece and Turkey have taken a "first step" towards normalizing bilateral relations following the recent meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Vilnius. However, he emphasized that the Greek government will not make any concessions on the nation's "red lines."

PM visits Finance Ministry

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis chose to visit the Finance Ministry on Wednesday for his first official visit since his re-election. He was met at the ministry by new Finance Minister Kostis Hatzidakis. The prime minister was accompanied by Minister of State Akis Skertsos and his economic advisor Alex Patelis.