Preliminary investigating committee on Novartis set up in Parliament

The members of the preliminary investigation committee that will look into politicians’ liability in the Novartis alleged kickback and money-laundering scandal was announced at the Parliament’s plenary session on Wednesday.

The 21-member committee will include 10 deputies from ruling SYRIZA, 5 from main opposition New Democracy and one each from the rest of the parties.

The committee is expected to begin its work as soon as it elects its chairperson through a secret ballot.