Commissioner Moscovici will be in Athens on 28-29 November

On 28 November, Commissioner Moscovici will visit Athens to take stock of the progress made in the implementation of the Greek programme ahead of the next Eurogroup meeting. Commissioner Moscovici will deliver a keynote speech at the 27th Annual Conference on the Greek Economy, organised by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce. During his visit, Commissioner Moscovici will have a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. He will also discuss the Greek programme with Euclid Tsakalotos, Minister of Finance, with Dimos Papadimitiou, Minister of Economy and Development, and with Efi Ahtsioglou, Minister of Labour, Social Insurance and Social Security. On 29 November, Commissioner Moscovici will hold a press point at the EC representation in Athens, which will be webstreamed live on EbS as from 10:15 CET. During his visit, he will also meet with representatives of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises, including its Chairman, Mr Theodoros Fessas, and will visit Geraka’s Primary School, which benefits from EU funding under the JESSICA programme. Ahead of this visit, Commissioner Moscovici said: “With this third visit to Athens, I intend to lend my support to the ongoing intensive work between the institutions and the Greek authorities. I am convinced that an agreement on the second review of the ESM programme is within our reach.”