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The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English, 03-07-02

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From: The Hellenic Radio (ERA) <www.ert.gr/>

CONTENTS

  • [01] Weather forecast
  • [02] Pasok Executive Office convenes today
  • [03] Temperatures soaring &#8211; no danger of major black out
  • [04] Greece s EU rotating Presidency ended &#8211; positive remarks
  • [05] New developmental draft bill

  • [01] Weather forecast

    A hot and sunny day is forecast. Winds northerly light to moderate in the seas. Temperatures in Athens will range between 24 C to 39 C and in Thessaloniki between 22 C to 37 C.

    (2/7/2003 1:34:00 μμ)

    [02] Pasok Executive Office convenes today

    The focus of interest lies on today s meeting of the ruling Pasok party Executive Office chaired by Prime-minister Simitis &#8211;who is expected to reveal his initiatives for changes in the party and the political system.

    Commenting the N.D party said that the only initiative Simitis could take was to call early elections while in response, government spokesman, Hristos Protopappas said that there were so many divergent views on the issue of early elections within the main opposition N.D party and called it to dacide which one it backed.

    In the meantime, the government has ruled out the opening of government officials stock market code numbers underlining that this move would come against existing legislation and stock market regulations.

    (2/7/2003 1:35:00 μμ)

    [03] Temperatures soaring &#8211; no danger of major black out

    Temperatures are forecast to reach 41 C today and up to 42 C tomorrow. However, the duration of the heat-wave has been significantly reduced by meteorologists from the initial 1 week to 3 days with temperatures returning from Sunday to normal levels for the season.

    Health departments are in a state of readiness while municipal authorities have opened air-conditioned halls to the public. In addition , air pollution levels will be monitored regularly and if necessary, traffic restrictions will be imposed and working hours reduced.

    State power supplier DEH assured that there was no danger of a major power cut today but warned that tomorrow s strike by GENOP DEH could cause extensive power cuts

    (2/7/2003 1:36:00 μμ)

    [04] Greece s EU rotating Presidency ended &#8211; positive remarks

    Greece s E.U rotating Presidency officially ended yesterday with Prime-minister Simitis address to the EU parliament in Stransbourg He said that a good job had been done by Athens , taking into consideration that the Greek Presidency was marked by severe splits over the war in Iraq, tough talks on agriculture reform and preparations for a new E.U constitution.

    His remarks were echoed by European Commission President, Romano Prodi, who told the European Parliament

    that the Greek presidency steered the EU safely through troubled waters with a sure touch and gift for debate that has characterised the Greek people since the dawn of our civilisation.

    In his speech at the City University in London, ND President, Kostas Karamanlis exercised strong criticism on all ruling Pasok party policies but Prime-minister Simitis handling of foreign issues related to the Iraq war and his efforts to bridge E.U-US relations during Greece s EU Presidency, underlining that the ND party backed Greece s EU Presidency because political party expediencies did not have any room in national issues.

    (2/7/2003 1:38:00 μμ)

    [05] New developmental draft bill

    Finance Minister, Nikos Hristodoulakis in his effort to attract foreign investments in Greece is expected to table to the parliament a new developmental draft bill providing for a special taxation regime abolishing tax revenue inspections for 10 years

    (2/7/2003 1:40:00 μμ)


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