Tsipras to Present Proposals to Deal with Economic Impact of Coronavirus


SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras. (Photo by Eurokinissi/ Andrea Bonetti)

ATHENS - SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras will hold a press conference on Monday, April 6, on the "#MenoumeOrthioi" programme, which includes a package of direct, costed and realistic measures proposed by the party to deal with the impact of the pandemic on businesses and employees.

The main goals of Tsipras' programme are:

- Maintaining the jobs and the income of employees and freelancers during the crisis.

- Supporting companies by providing liquidity assistance both during and after the health crisis phase, as well as with other financial instruments.

- Maintaining domestic demand during the crisis by supporting private and public consumption.

The press conference will be held at the offices of SYRIZA, at 14:00, with the participation of the party's sector-heads for the specific sectors, Euclid Tsakalotos, Nikos Pappas and Effie Achtsioglou.