Government Vice President and Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos held successive meetings with Alternate Finance Ministers Filippos Sahinidis and Pantelis Economou on Tuesday to coordinate government efforts ahead of an upcoming visit by representatives of the EC-ECB-IMF "troika" on Aug. 22.
Venizelos was briefed on the state of revenues and spending, and, in general, on economic figures regarding the implementation of the ongoing budget and the crucial mid-term fiscal restructuring programme.
He also met with Bank of Greece governor George Provopoulos for a briefing on the state of the domestic banking sector.
Meanwhile, Venizelos continued a series of telephone contacts with Eurozone counterparts regarding economic developments in the European Union.