The first account of the 20 days since assuming his duties, the Minister of Infrastructure and Transport Christos Staikouras announced in a post on social media in which he gives special importance to the projects that are being implemented.

“We are putting all our strength to succeed. To build the future, seeking to deal with the chronic pathologies of the past”, he states among other things and adds that by 2030 188 cost projects will be implemented 27.6 billion euros.

These are road, railway, anti-flood, hydraulic, irrigation, building and port projects, as well as aviation infrastructure projects. Important for enhancing regional development and stimulating social cohesion.

Including, Line 4 of the Athens Metro, the Thessaloniki Metro, the Central Greece Motorway (E65), the Northern Road Axis of Crete (BOAK), the Patras-Pyrgos highway, the Bralos-‘Amfissa axis.

In particular, Mr. Staikouras mentions in his post that the Southern Section of the highway is at 94% of its completion and is to be delivered by the beginning of 2024. At the same time, work is continuing at a rapid pace on its northern section.

It has already passed to the next phase of the competitive dialogue, the tender through a Public and Private Partnership (PPP) for the construction of Courts of Central Greecewith the object of building new Courthouses in Lamia and Volos, a new Courthouse wing in Karditsa and reconstruction of the existing Courthouse in Trikala, budget 48.3 million euros.

The Court of Auditors also approved the signing of the contract for the former 250 electric buses, which we will see on the streets of the country’s two largest cities at the beginning of 2024.

A contractual agreement was signed between the Greek government and the OSE, increasing its annual funding from 45 million euros to 75 million eurosin order to ensure the necessary resources for the maintenance and smooth operation of the network.

On track for implementation there were already 63 large irrigation projects with a total budget of 784 million euros.

See in detail the post of the Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Hr. Staikura