Parallel program bill to be introduced to the parliament
The government’s “parallel program” which aims to alleviate the humanitarian crisis and it will be introduced to the competent parliamentary committees on Wednesday.
The bill which are officially “Measures to speed up the government work and other provisions,” includes a series of positive actions with special emphasis on measures for the relief of people.
The government has been committed, despite the difficult conditions, to support the weakest classes along with the implementation of the prior actions, in order to proceed with the evaluation and the beginning of the debate on the debt, and this bill is part of its social programme.
Earlier on Monday, the Greek government announced a package of social measures as counterweight to the “red loans.”
The program included among others: health care to uninsured citizens and migrants with legal papers, broadening the criteria for the ‘social invoice’ of Public Power Company, Welfare work for unemployed, free meals in schools, benefits for families with 3 children.
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