The head of government is the Prime Minister of Greece. He recommends ministers and deputy ministers to the President of the Republic for an appointment. The prime minister, the ministers, and the alternate ministers belong to the Ministerial Council, the supreme decision-making committee. Usually, ministers and alternates sit in the Parliament. They are accountable to the Constitution. Deputy ministers are not members of the government.
Ministries of Greece
This is a list of ministries of Greece. Greece is a country in Southern Europe, politically considered part of Western Europe. Greece is a parliamentary republic. Executive power is exercised by the President of the Republic and the Government. Legislative powers are exercised by a 300-member elective unicameral Parliament.
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Development and Investments
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Citizen’s Protection
Ministry of the Interior
Ministry of Digital Governance
Ministry of the Environment and Energy
Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food
Ministry of Justice
Ministry of National Defence
Ministry of Health
Ministry of Tourism
Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport
Ministry of Culture and Sports
Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs
Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy
Prime Minister of Greece
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis says Greece has embarked on a sustained boom that will surprise analysts with its durability and strength, and his message to the investment community is clear: “Don’t miss the chance to be part of a successful growth story.”
Minister of Environment and Energy
Kostas Skrekas, Minister of Environment and Energy, says Greece is committed to facilitating investments in renewable energy projects, removing obsolete bureaucracy, and fostering the development of new technologies in the market.
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Greece is determined to promote enhanced cooperation with its partners and allies to bring peace, stability, and growth to the broader region, while increased multilateralism is essential in tackling global challenges, says Nikos Dendias, Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Minister of Development and Investments
Adonis Georgiadis, Minister of Development and Investments, says investor interest in Greece is on the rise, with EU funding and financial tools creating a plethora of opportunities for the private sector to partake in projects across key sectors.
Minister of Tourism
With Greece having officially kicked off its 2021 tourism season on May 14 on the back of a new campaign dubbed “All You Want Is Greece,” the country’s Tourism Minister, Harry Theoharis, says visitors can travel across Greece under conditions of absolute health security, while also discussing the prerequisites for the resumption of extra-EU travel, and investment opportunities in the post-pandemic era.
With global tech majors looking to grow in Greece, the government is preparing for the long game, explains Christos Dimas, Deputy Minister of Development and Investment, Research, Innovation and Technology, having embarked on a multi-faceted strategy to reshape the country into a leading research and innovation hub. From landmark tax cuts and the creation of a start-up registry across to the development of an innovation district in Athens, and a technological park in Thessaloniki, the goal, adds Dimas, is to make Greece much more attractive with respect to the past and its main competitors in the region.
Minister of Migration and Asylum (Former Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs)
Greece is taking steps to simplify its investment migration programmes, building upon the success of its lauded Golden Visa, says Notis Mitarachi, Minister of Migration and Asylum, with targets set on the creation of a fast-track office at the Ministry, and 2021 lined up to have a greater emphasis on capturing global human and financial capital.
Minister of Development and Investments
Greece’s new National Development Plan will be delivered by the end of September, says Minister of Development and Investments Adonis Georgiadis. Set to be a lever for the country’s economic diversification and digitisation, the consolidation of micro-enterprises, and the attraction of green investments, the plan is the key to unlocking an estimated €32 billion earmarked for Greece through the EU Recovery Fund.
Minister of Tourism
Widely seen as one of the safest country’s in the world following its acclaimed management of the coronavirus pandemic, Harry Theoharis, Greece’s Minister for Tourism, lays out plan to get the travel sector back in business, highlighting the importance of health protocols, contactless technology, and international cooperation
Minister of Labour and Social Afairs ( Former Minister of Environment and Energy)
Kostis Hatzidakis, Minister of Environment and Energy, says Greece is stepping up efforts to bring more renewable energy projects to fruition, attract energy investments, and play a greater regional role.
Minister of Culture and Sports
Lina Mendoni, Minister of Culture and Sports, says her ministry intends to make the best possible use of new technologies for the digital documentation, management, and promotion of Greece’s sites and monuments.
Minister of Interior
Makis Voridis, Greece’s Minister of Agricultural Development and Food, wants a holistic strategy for the agri-food sector to create sustainable links with other sectors including tourism, culture, and the environment, as well as new structures and development standards.
Deputy Minister for Health
Vassilis Kontozamanis, Deputy Minister for Health, says greater private-public sector cooperation and a digital transformation of Greece’s health sector will result in a more efficient and effective healthcare system, bolstering access to new markets such as medical tourism and silver-economy healthcare services.