Tsakalotos and Alexiadis meet institutions to debate prior actions

9 December 2015
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The Minister of Finances Euclid Tsakalotos and his Alternate Minister Tryfon Alexiadis have arranged to meet with the representatives of Greece’s creditors, in order to discuss the new list of prior actions.

According to official sources, the meeting with Mr. Alexiadis will take place at 4pm, while the meeting with Mr. Tsakalotos is scheduled for 8:30pm. The aim is to reach an agreement by Friday.

The Greek government is being called to implement the following 13 prior actions by the 19th of December:

•Finalizing plans for an independent Secretariat of Public Revenue
•Measures to tackle illicit fuel trade and triangular VAT transactions
•Issue ministerial decrees for the implementation of a ‘claw back’ in hospitals and the downwards revision of prices in private diagnostic centers
•Establish a committee that will review and approve the appointment of board members and presidents in the banks
•Issue the necessary secondary legislation on bankruptcy law of households
•Determine a strategy for addressing ‘red’ loans
•Adopt 10 additional OECD recommendations related to the drink and fuel markets
•Reform the interministerial committee for the regulated professions
•Take measures to expedite community-funded projects in order to be completed within certain timeframes
•Introduce legislation on spatial planning and forests
•Privatize the independent power transmission operator ADMIE
•Appoint an independent Task Force to make preparations and proposals for the structure and management of the new privatization fund and complete privatizations planned for the final quarter of 2015
•Introduce legislation for a new, uniform pay scale in the public sector

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