PM Samaras chairs cabinet meeting to appoint new judiciary heads

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras chaired a cabinet council meeting which met on Thursday afternoon to appoint the new leadership of the country’s high courts.

During the brief meeting, Samaras directed ministers to notify cabinet secretary Fotis Kaimenakis about the number of days they would be absent and their whereabouts, after having guaranteed that their respective ministries will operate as normal under deputy ministers and secretaries general.

New appointees include Athanassios Koutroumanos as president of the Supreme Court (Areios Pagos), Nikos Angelaras as president of the Court of Audit, and Michalis Zymis as president of the Council of Stat