Meeting of the Vice President of the Hellenic Government, Theodoros Pangalos, with the European Regional Policy Commissioner, Mr. Johannes Hahn.

Today, Friday December 10, 2010, a meeting held at the Office of the Vice President of the Hellenic Government between the Vice President, Theodoros Pangalos and the European Regional Policy Commissioner, Mr. Johannes Hahn.

During the meeting it was emphasized that the year 2011 will be decisive for both the absorption of EU funds from the Structural Funds (NSRF), as well as their earliest transmission to the Greek Market. The NSRF funds will contribute to increase employment, strengthen the entrepreneurship and especially support small enterprises but also modernize financial activities in Greece.

The Commissioner informed the Vice President on new proposals of the European Commission regarding the operation of the Structural Funds after 2013.