Greece’s cabinet discussed on Tuesday ways to promote fair growth in the coming months and the coordination of the government’s work ahead of the annual Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) this September, in a meeting headed by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at Maximos Mansion.
According to government sources, every ministry will present an assessment and plan of its work so far, to prepare the prime minister’s speech at TIF, when he will present the government’s economic policy. In his speech, Tsipras is expected to place growth and society at the center of the government’s economic policy.
The cabinet also discussed the second program review and the preparation for the imminent negotiations with the institutions, the same sources said, adding that the government believes this will be an easier negotiation than the first and will be completed in time. Concerning the prior-actions requested, the sources said they are outstanding issues of the first review.
Ministers also focused on speeding up work on investments and discussed Tsipras’ meetings in the coming weeks, as part of the negotiations with the institutions, the summit of Europe’s Mediterranean countries and the summit of the Party of European Socialists (PES) in Paris.
On Wednesday, Tsipras will meet with UN high commissioner for refugees, Filippo Grandi, at 11 a.m. (local) at Maximos Mansion.