Greece to Send List of Reforms to Eurogroup Finance Ministers on Tuesday
Tuesday, 24 February 2015
The Greek government will send the list of proposed economic reforms to Eurogroup’s finance ministers on Tuesday morning, government sources said late on Monday.
According to the sources the reforms will include the following:
1. The entire first pillar of SYRIZA’s proposals made in Thessaloniki which concerns measures to tackle the humanitarian crisis.
2. A large part of the second pillar that concerns measures to stimulate the real economy, with priority given to the settlement of arrears and overdue loans as well as halting auctions of primary residences.
3. The list includes all the structural reforms proposed by the Greek government in the fourth pillar presented in Thessaloniki, such as: A) A fair system of taxation, B) Fighting tax evasion, C) Fighting vested interests and corruption, D) Crackdown on smuggling (especially in fuel and cigarettes), E) Reforming the public sector, cutting bureaucracy.
The same sources added that a cabinet meeting will be held on Tuesday at 11.00 (0900GMT). Main coalition party SYRIZA’s political secretariat and parliamentary group will also convene during the day. The Central Committee may also convene in the coming weekend.