Minister of State Ilias Mosialos announced on Wednesday that "secret funds" registered in the budget of the General Information and Communication Secretariat are being abolished.
"In the framework of the government's policy on the drastic decrease of operational expenditures, in every aspect of public administration, as well as the abolition of every pocket of untransparency, that averts necessary publicity and accountability to the providing of public money, we are proceeding today with the immediate abolition of Code Number Expenditures 0896 "Classified expenditures" of the General Secretariats of Communication-Information and Media and the transfer of the entire amount to the State Budget," the minister announced.