Al. Charitsis: The second programme review will soon be concluded and will boost the Greek economy

The second programme review will soon be concluded and will boost the Greek economy, Alternate Economy Minister Alexis Charitsis on Wednesday said in statements to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency’s radio station Praktoreio 104,9 FM.

Asked on the imminent mini-summit in Berlin and the participation of the IMF, he underlined that it is part of the meetings on EU affairs, including Italy’s banking system and Brexit.

“We proceed with the implementation of our commitments and we are asking from the other side to do the same,” he stated.

Moreover, he said that the scenario over the Greek economy is realistic adding that the government aims for all
positive economic indices to be reflected in everyday life. “For the first time in many years a large part of the surplus go to social actions, increasing part of public investment in order to strengthen local infrastructure with additional resources,” he reiterated.

Charitsis stressed that a significant effort was made by the Finance Ministry in 2015 to absorb all NSRF funds adding that the efforts will continue in 2016.