Government’s economic policy council to convene on Wednesday

Government Vice President Ioannis Dragasakis will chair the economic policy council that will convene on Wednesday, at 15:00. According to sources, the council will focus on the recapitalization of banks, the establishment of new development tools and the acceleration of procedures for the successful completion of the Operational Programmes of the NSRF (National Strategic Reference Framework) 2007-2013. In another meeting on Tuesday, chaired by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, government officials discussed the completion of works and infrastructure in refugee reception and identification centres. According to a press release by the prime minister’s office, the ministers also discussed how to coordinate the management of refugee flows and appointed coordinators on the islands which receive the refugees.