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Financial News: Employment minister: 'Essential precondition for succees is consensus, development of strong social alliances'

Δημοσίευση 22 Δεκεμβρίου 2010, 11:25 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Financial News: Employment minister: 'Essential precondition for succees is consensus, development of strong social alliances'
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Employment Minister Louka Katseli, addressing Parliament on Tuesday during the ongoing debate on the 2011 state budget, said that "the consensus and the development of strong social alliances is an essential precondition for us to succeed. Consensus and alliances on the self-evident, on reforms that we cannot and must not postpone today."

Employment Minister Louka Katseli, addressing Parliament on Tuesday during the ongoing debate on the 2011 state budget, said that "the consensus and the development of strong social alliances is an essential precondition for us to succeed. Consensus and alliances on the self-evident, on reforms that we cannot and must not postpone today."

The minister added that "what we are doing in this period, at individual and collective level, is to struggle. We are struggling to secure that businesses will continue to be viable. We are struggling to take our country out of this crisis. We are struggling to safeguard the social right to work and to a dignified level of living for our fellow citizens."

The ministry's aims in the coming year is the preservation and creation of new jobs, the combatting of social exclusion, the social protection and support of vulnerable groups and the securing of dignified pensions, through the reshaping of the social security system, Katseli also said.