Government spokesperson Pavlos Marinakis, briefing the press on Friday, referred to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ participation in the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai.
“Our country is taking part in the Conference as a global protagonist, as studies place it among the top countries globally in the use of renewable energy sources,” Marinakis said.
Referring to the postal vote bill, he said that it was a deeply social draft law that makes it even easier for Greek citizens to participate in democracy’s most important processes, 50 years after democracy was restored in Greece.
Marinakis also spoke about the state of the economy, which he described as “very resilient”. He noted that Greece has the third-highest growth rate in the European Union and record levels of direct investments, while the primary surplus has outperformed the forecasts of the medium-term programme and public debt has dropped significantly as a percentage of GDP, even as unemployment has returned to pre-crisis levels.