Greece is a great opportunity for investors, says PM Tsipras

Greece is a great opportunity for investors, says PM Tsipras

The government is determined to proceed with changes that will help attract investments and improve the business climate, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in his address at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre (SNFCC) on Friday.

The Greek premier and visiting French President Emmanuel Macron were at the SNFCC on Friday for a series of meetings with Greek and French business people.

In this context, he added, the government wanted to hear from business people and have them reply to two basic questions: "For those that already investing in Greece, what are the problems that they face; and for those that have not invested yet, what are their reasons that make them hesitate?"

Tsipras said that attracting investments is the government's main target in its efforts to lead the country out of the crisis and be done with bailout programmes in August 2018. He said that he will head a task force that will be able, if needed, to examine important investments and facilitate efforts to encourage strong investing activity that will give a boost to the Greek economy, so it can overcome the crisis.

"Greece now presents a real opportunity, following such a huge reform effort" stated Tsipras, noting that no other European country has carried out such extensive reforms in such a short time.

The Greek premier urged French entrepreneurs to look at Greece as a significant and attractive investment destination, adding that "you will not regret your choice."

Source: amna-mpa