Gov’t scrambles to mitigate disaster effects

The images of absolute devastation caused by the floods triggered by the Daniel weather front in Thessaly and central Greece have once again highlighted the shortcomings in the operation of the state mechanism, prompting Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to postpone his visit to the 87th Thessaloniki International Fair (September 9-17), where he had been scheduled to present the government's f

Chaos in Greece: Dramatic footage of the rescue attempts, the death toll rises VIDEO

The storm brought heavy rainfall that caused floods and landslides, and destroyed roads and bridges.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has postponed an annual economic policy speech scheduled for this weekend and will instead visit flooded areas hit by heavy rain since Monday, Reuters reported.

GDP grew 2.7% in April-June

The Greek economy recorded a growth rate of 2.7% in the second quarter of 2023 compared to the same period in 2022, according to data compiled by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

The first half of the year averaged 2.3-2.4% - i.e. within the framework of the government's forecast in the Stability Program for 2.3% and the Commission's for 2.4% on average this year.

President Sakellaropoulou addresses judicial seminar

The President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou attended on Monday the opening of the "Judicial Renaissance" seminar at the University of Athens, which is co-organized by the Council of State, the School of Law of the University of Athens, and the National Judicial College of the USA.