Growth, Investments Key to Greece's Economy, PM Tsipras Tells Bill Clinton

Growth, Investments Key to Greece's Economy, PM Tsipras Tells Bill Clinton

The return of growth and investments to Greece were key points emphasised by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, in a one-on-one public discussion he held with former U.S. president Bill Clinton during the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting in New York City on Sunday.
Tsipras responded to questions by the former president in an informal and amiable discussion before an audience. The talk was introduced by ambassador Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki.
Titled "Advancing Growth in Europe: The Greek Crisis & Beyond," the conversation focused on how Greece could overcome the crisis. Tsipras focused on investments, which he said could be attracted from the United States Greek Americans but other countries of the globe as well. Greece had the advantages of a stable government and of serving as a stable reference point in a volatile area, the PM added.
Growth and investments would benefit most from the lowering of the public debt, he stressed. Just as his government would honour its commitments to Europe, so should Europe honour its commitments to Greece, by helping it lower the public debt.
The prime minister emphasised research and technology as a sector in need of investments, saying this was also a sector that would help retain Greece's precious human resources, its young people, who were leaving the country.
He said his government was committed to reforming the public sector to aid in this endeavor, and understood that bureaucracy and tax laws also needed to be addressed.

Previous Next
Test Caption
Test Description goes like this
Cookies Preferences
Choose Type of Cookies You Accept Using

These cookies are required for the website to run and cannot be switched off. Such cookie are only set in response to actions made by you such as language, currency, login session, privacy preferences. You can set your browser to block these cookies but our site may not work then.

These cookies allow us to measure visitors traffic and see traffic sources by collecting information in data sets. They also help us understand which products and actions are more popular than others.

These cookies are usually set by our marketing and advertising partners. They may be used by them to build a profile of your interest and later show you relevant ads. If you do not allow these cookies you will not experience targeted ads for your interests.