Angela Gerekou

Former deputy minister named head of tourism organization

Former culture and tourism official Angela Gerekou has been appointed to head the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO), Minister Haris Theoharis announced on Thursday.

Her "experience and knowledge on tourism-related issues will contribute to shaping a modern GNTO, adapted to current conditions," Theoharis said.

Samaras to unveil growth plan, shift to less aggressive pre-election tactics

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is on Saturday to unveil a ?national plan for growth and reforms? in a bid to indicate that his administration is the best bet for security and improved prospects and attract more undecided voters ahead of critical snap polls on January 25.

Samaras pledges Greeks will soon reap benefits of sound public finances

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras promised Thursday that if he is re-elected he will not cut pensions or wages further and will give back more in the way of tax cuts and salary increases.

Speaking in Maroussi, northern Athens, Samaras focused on the fact that Greece?s public finances are back on track and that this would soon lead to a better standard of living for Greeks.

Venizelos accuses Samaras of taking part in 'immoral act' over MP's transfer to ND

Deputy Prime Minister and PASOK chief Evangelos Venizelos expressed his disappointment with his coalition partner, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, on Thursday following an announcement that socialist Deputy Culture Minister Angela Gerekou will running on the conservative ticket at the upcoming elections of January 25.