Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas visits Lipsi island

Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Information Minister Nikos Pappas visited the island of Lipsi on Tuesday, during a tour of remote islands in the country. The minister, who is accompanied by Deputy Shipping Minister Nektarios Santorinios, is making the visits in order to monitor the implementation of the action “Provision of free broadband connections to the permanent residents of the remote islands of Greece.”

The minister met with local bodies and organisations and discussed the problems they are facing, as well as residents of the island, who described the difficulties of everyday life in remote areas.