PM Mitsotakis to outline new governance model in cabinet meeting

9 July 2019

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is expected to table a new model of governance during his first cabinet meeting on Wednesday morning.

According to government sources, every Minister will be handed a file containing a 6-month project schedule in their respective portfolios.

The plan will outline in detail the specific goals to be achieved by December, as well as the evaluation process of the progress in each government policies.

Ministers and Deputy Ministers will not be permitted to take on as staff first and second-degree relatives, while spouses and children of government officials will be banned from entering into state contracts.

All cabinet members, extending to general and special secretaries of state sectors will not be allowed to simultaneously exercise any professional and business activities while holding public office.

The number of general secretaries in Ministries will be reduced from 93 to 60, while the number of provisional civil servants cabinet members will be allowed to appoint will also be drastically decreased.

Sources say that the issues of safety and security will be at the top of the agenda.

You may be interested

shares17 views

JOKER results: 18/08/2019

Panos - Aug 18, 2019

The winning numbers from the JOKER draw are as follows:

shares39 views

Lotto results: 17/08/2019

Panos - Aug 17, 2019

The winning numbers from the Lotto draw are as follows:

KAS to meet in bid to change rules on Elliniko project
shares53 views
shares53 views

KAS to meet in bid to change rules on Elliniko project

makis - Aug 16, 2019

The Central Archaeological Council (KAS), Greece’s top advisory body on the protection of antiquities, which has quite a few new…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.