PM Mitsotakis in Berlin: Greece, Germany to present green development plan in December

PM Mitsotakis in Berlin: Greece, Germany to present green development plan in December

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis committed to deep structural reforms in Greece that will extend further than those implemented during the years of the economic crisis, he said at a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Thursday. "Changes in the economy will be made by us because they concern us," Mitsotakis said, adding however that "we want Germany's help." He announced an extensive and joint investment program between Greece and Germany, calling it "an ambitious investment plan related to energy, green technology, renewable energy sources and waste management" that addresses concerns over climate change.
At the same time, he said, the two countries had outlined a roadmap of economic cooperation. "I want to change the framework of Greek-German relations,"  Mitsotakis stressed, adding: "We are preparing with Germany a green development plan which we will present with the Chancellor in December."
He emphasized that related to the plan are the dramatic moves to restructure the Public Power Corporation (PPC), the country's electricity utility, and that sustainable development will be discussed at an open conference in January.
Mitsotakis that Greece wants German investment and to change the narrative about the country as it is "no longer a problematic country."

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.