FinMin Tsakalotos to meet IMF chief Lagarde on Saturday

Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and Alternate Finance Minister George Chouliarakis will have a meeting on Saturday, October 14, with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde on the sidelines of the annual IMF meeting.

The meeting will take place nine days before the troika’s arrival in Athens (October 23), which is considered crucial for the third programme review.

According to sources, the troika is expected to stay approximately 10 days and return later in November, depending on the progress made regarding the implementation of the 95 prior actions.

Meanwhile, the governent has set the Eurogroup on December 4 as the deadline for concluding the third review.