Christos Staikouras

Mitsotakis holds meeting on future of ERT

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis chaired a meeting on Friday to discuss the prospects of state-run TV channel ERT and ways to turn it into a modern and pluralistic public service broadcaster.
The meeting was attended by government spokesman Stelios Petsas, Finance Minister Christos Staikouras, Culture Minister Lina Mendoni and Deputy Sports Minister Lefteris Avgenakis.

Staikouras finance minister, Dendias foreign minister in Mitsotakis government

Christos Staikouras, a former alternate economy minister under ND PM Antonis Samaras, will be Greece's new finance minister in the cabinet of incoming PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis, which was announced late this afternoon, less than 24 hours afte Mitsotakis' landslide victory, and veteran connservative MP Nilos Dendias will be Greece's new foreign minister.

Conservatives hold emergency meeting on economy

Former Prime Minister Antonis Samaras convened an emergency meeting on the economy at the New Democracy?s headquarters on Tuesday.

Taking part in the meeting were former Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis, former Alternate Finance Minister Christos Staikouras and Samaras?s aides, Stavros Papastavros and Chrysanthos Lazaridis.