Nikos Papathanasis

Full list of Greece’s new cabinet

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has reshuffled his conservative government, overseeing the departure of four ministers and seven deputy ministers. Below is the full list of his new set of ministers and their deputies.


Prime Minister: Kyriakos Mitsotakis


Ministry of Economy and Finance

Minister: Kostis Hatzidakis

Key legislation and development plans presented at Greek cabinet meeting

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will preside over a Monday morning ministerial council meeting at the Maximos Mansion, where significant legislative proposals will be introduced.

Interior Minister Niki Kerameos and Deputy Minister Vivi Charalampogianni will unveil a bill focusing on incentives and rewards for public servants.

Loans of 2.4 bln euros to SMEs

Twelve banks have expressed an interest in participating in the Third Entrepreneurship Fund (TEPIX III), a program of the Hellenic Development Bank (HDB), which will leverage around 2.4 billion euros in new loans to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and which starts after Easter, HDB Chief Executive Ismini Papakirillou announced on Thursday.

Greece to submit request for subsidy from the Recovery Fund in May

Greece plans to submit its request for subsidies from the Recovery Fund to the European Commission in May, announced Alternate Minister of National Economy and Finance Nikos Papathanasis on Thursday.

He indicated that the country anticipates submitting its fifth request for loans and subsidies by the end of September or early October, aiming to bolster entrepreneurship.

Ferreira meets economy ministers in Athens

National Economy and Finance Minister Kostis Hatzidakis and his deputy Nikos Papathanasis received European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms Elisa Ferreira for a meeting in Athens on Thursday.

During the meeting, an overview of the progress of projects implemented under the National Strategic Reference Framework 2014-2020 (NSRF 2014-2020) was provided.

Greece is ready to apply for fourth tranche from RRF

Greece is among the leaders as regards the implementation of the national Recovery and Resilience Plan and one of just six EU member-states that has already submitted three payment requests to the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF), while a fourth payment request will be submitted in April, speakers at a Foundation of Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE) conference revealed on Thursday.<