Construction of a border fence at the Evros land border with Turkey is proceeding and the project will be ready in a few months' time, Citizen Protection Minister Michalis Chryssochoidis says.
During these times of the Covid-19 pandemic, all non-coronavirus health issues seem to fade into the background. And yet nothing has changed
Tickets for public transport in Athens and Thessaloniki are cheaper as of Monday with a reduction of value-added tax, to 13% from 26%, coming into effect.
New Democracy deputy Dimitris Keridis is organizing a live online debate titled “The Economic Crisis of the Pandemic: More or less Europe?” to take place at 9 p.m. on Monday.
A worker wearing a protective mask sprays disinfectant inside a kindergarten classroom in the suburb of Halandri, northern Athens, Friday. Greece will reopen preschools, kindergartens and primary schools on Monday in the latest round of easing coronavirus pandemic restrictions imposed in March. Classes will have no more than 15 children while the academic year will end on Friday, June 26. Children with health problems or living with a family member who is vulnerable to the coronavirus will continue to be taught remotely. The Monday opening also extends to special education schools.[AP]
Greece’s third-largest lender Eurobank more than doubled its first-quarter net profit on the back of lower provisions for impaired loans and higher fee and commission income, it said on Friday.
No new deaths from the coronavirus have been reported in the past 48 hours in Greece, and just seven new infections since Friday afternoon.
On Wednesday, June 3, Greece’s Public Debt Management Agency will auction 26-week treasury bills in book entry form, which will mature on December 4, 2020.
The state intends to finance Greek enterprises to the tune of at least 820 million euros from national and European resources, to support employment in sectors proven to have been harmed by the coronavirus pandemic.