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Greek civil servants' degree certificates to come under scrutiny

Δημοσίευση 16 Αυγούστου 2013, 01:01 / Ανανεώθηκε 15 Αυγούστου 2013, 20:56
Greek civil servants' degree certificates to come under scrutiny
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Authorities plan to verify the authenticity of civil servants’ university degrees and foreign language certificates in a bid to clamp down on corruption in the state sector.

Authorities plan to verify the authenticity of civil servants’ university degrees and foreign language certificates in a bid to clamp down on corruption in the state sector.

Speaking to Antenna TV on Wednesday, Evi Christofilopoulou, who is deputy minister for administrative reform, said the checks will begin with civil servants included in the so-called mobility scheme.

She added that the government will accelerate the operations of disciplinary committees ruling on the cases of oath-breaking state sector employees.