Tzanakopoulos: Greece will record two percent growth by year end

Greece will register a two percent economic growth by the end of the year, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on Friday evening in a speech in Kalamata.

“An image of the economy is emerging that corresponds to a recovering country,” he said, adding that the country is moving towards the end of a difficult are of adjustment programs in August next year.
“The country is standing firmly on its feet, the economy is recovering and the results of the strategy we described to the Greek people and approved in the elections of September 2015, is taking form,” he said.

Tzanakopoulos said the economy is exceeding its fiscal targets. “For the first time since 2011 we have fallen below the one million mark of unemployed,” he said.

“We took on a great responsibility. A task with difficulties not encountered by any other government since the Junta. To lead the country safely out of the memorandums and the suffocating guardianship.”