Tag: Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis

US presidential candidate Joe Biden presents 'vision for Greece'

US presidential candidate Joe Biden presents ‘vision for Greece’

Joe Biden- former vice president of the United States, now the Democratic presidential nominee- reiterated his long-standing commitment to Greece and Greek-Americans. In an announcement titled ‘Joe Biden’s vision for Greek Americans…

Elevate Greece - Empowering the Greek startup ecosystem

Elevate Greece – Empowering the Greek startup ecosystem

The presentation of Elevate Greece, “the gateway to our country’s innovation ecosystem”, was held on Tuesday by the Ministry of Development and Investment. The platform was presented by the Minister of Development and…

Greek PM thanks Joe Biden for his support over Hagia Sophia

Greek PM thanks Joe Biden for his support over Hagia Sophia

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis referred to Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden’s call on Turkey to reverse the decision on Hagia Sophia, during his speech at the Rotunda Monument in Thessaloniki on Wednesday…

Microsoft set to invest in Greek cloud services

Microsoft set to invest in Greek cloud services

Microsoft is set to make a huge investment in Greece, amounting to €1 billion. The official announcement of the deal is scheduled to take place on Monday by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis…

New strict measures in Athens as infections continue to rise

New strict measures in Athens as infections continue to rise

Following a rise in coronavirus infections particularly in the centre of Athens, as of today there are new coronavirus measures. The emergency measures which will last until October 4, are as follows:…

Schools open in Greece with precautions

Schools open in Greece with precautions

Summer holidays for students and teachers came to an end as schools throughout Greece opened on Monday, but with new precautions and plans for possible closures due to the novel virus. It…

Greece to boost its defence force amid tension with Turkey

Greece to boost its defence force amid tension with Turkey

Greece is facing two major external challenges- the coronavirus pandemic and Turkish provocativeness, government spokesperson Stelios Petsas said on Monday. He noted that a stabilisation in the number of daily cases is…

Coronavirus infection rates drop, restrictions eased on the island of Poros

Coronavirus infection rates drop, restrictions eased on the island of Poros

Greek Government Spokesman Stelios Petsas on Monday announced that Health Ministry spokesperson and infectious diseases expert Professor Sotiris Tsiodras together with Deputy Crisis Control Minister Nikos Hardalias and Deputy Health Minister Vassilis Kontozamanis will…

Restrictive Covid-19 measures imposed on Lesvos

Restrictive Covid-19 measures imposed on Lesvos

Greek authorities have announced the implementation of restrictive measures for the island of Lesvos, in a bid to control the spread of Covid-19. The measures which were announced on Sunday by the…

Police intensify checks for covid-19 violators

Police intensify checks for covid-19 violators

The Hellenic Police (ELAS) have intensified checks to make sure citizens and businesses are complying with regulations put in place to help curb the spread of Covid-19. On Friday, officers carried out…

Greek PM urges continued Covid-19 vigilance

Greek PM urges continued Covid-19 vigilance (VIDEO)

“Greece will receive its quota of coronavirus vaccines under the pre-purchase agreement by the European Commission and the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, if the vaccine under development successfully passes the necessary tests,” Prime…

Face masks become mandatory at all public services in Greece

Face masks become mandatory at all public services in Greece

The use of masks by all employees and customers at public services is mandatory, Interior Minister Takis Theodorikakos said in a circular on Monday. In addition, all civil servants who belong to vulnerable groups are…

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