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Greek National Museum of Contemporary Art to Open in May

The Greek National Museum of Contemporary Art is set to receive its first visitors on Thursday, May 19, while the grand re-opening is scheduled to take place later in the year. The museum's renovation work is funded by the NSRF. Visitors...

Greek PM Tsipras: 'February Is a Critical Month'

"The government will be ready for the institutional evaluation", Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Thursday during a brief discussion with reporters at Maximos Mansion. The prime minister noted that February will be a critical month as "the issues of...

Greece Likely to Receive 800 Mln Euros of NSRF Funds Next Week

NSRF (National Strategic Reference Framework) funds of 800 million euros are expected to be disbursed for the Greece next week as pre-financing aimed at development projects in the period 2014-2020, European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis said in an interview...

Greek Deputy Minister Haritsis: 'Stopping Mass Emigration of Young People a Key Goal'

Stopping the mass migration of young people abroad was one of the main goals of the government, Deputy Economy, Development and Tourism Minister Alexis Haritsis told the newspaper 'Avghi' in an interview published on Sunday. He said the ministry intends...

EIB Disburses 300M euros for Greece's NSRF Program

The European Investment Bank (EIB) loan disbursed on Wednesday 300 million euros for Greece to be used to cover the country’s participation in the 2014-20 National Strategic Reference Framework (ESPA) program. The loan tranche is part of a 1-billion-euro loan...

Education Minister: Greek Schools Are 20,000 Teachers Short

Greek Education Minister Aristides Baltas said that Greek schools are about 20,000 teachers short at the moment. Speaking on national broadcaster ERT on Monday, Baltas said that the government is putting every effort so that staff shortages will be minimized when the...

European Commission Welcomes 'Intensification' of Talks with Greece

The European Commission expressed its satisfaction on Thursday that talks between Greek authorities and the institutions representing the country's creditors had deepened and intensified. Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said that negotiations with the Brussels Group are being repeated in Brussels on Thursday...

Greek PM Promises Immediate Compensation to Farmers

The compensation to Greek farmers and peach growers for the Russian embargo damages will be signed on Wednesday, Prime Minister and New Democracy leader Antonis Samaras said during his visit to a modern cattle breeding unit in Sindos, Thessaloniki,...

NSRF: €19 Billion for Greece in the 2014-2020 Program

Programs totaling 19 billion euros were approved for Greece by the National Strategic Reference Framework (ESPA) for the 2014-2020 period. The main sectors the funds will be distributed to are manufacturing, tourism, energy and the agricultural/food industry. Other sectors that show...

New Metro Line 4 in Athens Soon

The new line planned for the Athens Metro (Attiko Metro) will be 8.1 km long and will begin at Veikou Park (Alsos Veikou) passing through Galatsi, Kypseli, Evelpidon courts, Alexandras Avenue, Exarchia, Akadimia, Kolonaki, ending at Evangelismos, and will...